Archive for September, 2016

Emerald Street Walking Tour

Posted on September 28th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

Emerald Street, NE (between E/F/13th/14th streets) has a fascinating history. A walking tour (a reprise of our September tour) was held Saturday, October 8, 2016.  See photos & handouts.

Barracks Row Fall Festival 2016

Posted on September 22nd, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

CHRS staffed a  booth at this annual celebration of this Capitol Hill business district, Saturday, September 24, 2016 on  8th Street SE, south of Pennsylvania Ave. (photos)

Connor’s Pest Control

Posted on September 21st, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

 “Connor’s Pest Protection: Locally Owned, Locally Loved.” http://www.connorspest.com

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Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs (DCRA)

Posted on September 19th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

House Expo Exhibitor-Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs (DCRA): Questions about Certificates of Occupancy, Building Permits, Basic Business Licenses…DCRA is the agency you need to talk to. http://dcra.dc.gov

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A P Interiors & Materials

Posted on September 19th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

Another Fantastic House Expo Exhibitor: A P Interiors & Materials; kitchen and bath designers www.facebook.com/apinteriorsandmaterials/  

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Missing Bones: Exploring Washington’s Lost Cemeteries – Membership Meeting

Posted on September 18th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

The September 28, 2016 membership meeting featured Matthew Gilmore’s presentation, “Missing Bones: Exploring Washington’s Lost Cemeteries” in the Chapel at the Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E St. SE.

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Alexander Shepherd and the Making of Modern Washington – Overbeck Lecture

Posted on September 14th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

On Monday, November 7, 2016, Overbeck History Lecture Series speaker John P. Richardson will present a  powerpoint lecture on Alexander R. Shepherd, the man credited with helping to transform Washington from its post-Civil War shambles into a modern city during DC’s territorial government period (1871-74).

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Kingman Park – Possible Historic District

Posted on September 9th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

Kingman Park Civic Association is seeking a historic district designation for Kingman Park Read Application