Archive for October, 2014

FAQs on Historic Districts

Posted on October 26th, 2014 by Elizabeth Nelson

In response to questions from the community about historic districts, CHRS asked the DC Historic Preservation Office to provide FAQs concerning historic districts.  Here is their response:

North Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association (NLPNA)

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 by Elizabeth Nelson

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DC Preservation League Mayoral Candidate Historic Preservation Questionnaire

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 by Elizabeth Nelson

The DC Preservation League, with the input from its partners, put forth a questionnaire to the 2014 candidates for DC Mayor to gain insight on their views on critical issues affecting the preservation, protection, and economic reuse of the city’s built heritage. Ten questions and  answers are posted at: http://www.dcpreservation.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Mayoral-Candidates-Questionnaire-Results-10.14.2014.pdf

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Plan for Remediation at Washington Gas Site in SE DC

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 by Elizabeth Nelson

In September 2014, the National Park Service and District of Columbia approved a plan to address contamination in the soil in the area southeast of Water Street, beneath and east of the 11th Street Bridge. Additional information: NPSwashGasCleanUp100914eap

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Preservation Cafe: Ruth Trocolli, City Archaeologist

Posted on October 19th, 2014 by Elizabeth Nelson

Dr. Ruth Trocolli, City Archaeologist with the Historic Preservation Office, was the featured speaker Wednesday, October 15, 2014 

1229 E Street SE – “Shotgun House”

Posted on October 17th, 2014 by Elizabeth Nelson

We believe that the owner of the shotgun house at 1229 E Street, SE  has engaged in demolition by neglect by failing to maintain the building, and as a result, has blighted the surrounding neighborhood for a number of years. 

Beyond the Boundaries – ANC 6C

Posted on October 9th, 2014 by Elizabeth Nelson

Public meetings presenting Capitol Hill history “beyond the boundaries” and the potential of expanding the Capitol Hill Historic District. ANC 6C area: Tuesday, November 18, 7 – 9 pm, Northeast Library, 330 7th Street, NE.

Beyond the Boundaries – ANC 6A

Posted on October 9th, 2014 by Elizabeth Nelson

Public meetings presenting Capitol Hill history “beyond the boundaries” and the potential of expanding the Capitol Hill Historic District. ANC 6A area: Wednesday, November 5, 6:45 – 8:30 pm, Maury Elementary School, 13th and Constitution Avenue, NE.