Archive for January, 2017

Shotgun House – Archaeology Dig in Progress

Posted on January 25th, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

Capitol Hill residents were recently treated to a rare glimpse of the past at the site of the Shotgun House at 1229 E Street, SE. Passers-by have doubtless noticed that the Shotgun House is no longer standing. What they may not know is that it has been carefully dis-assembled and the materials inventoried, so that […]

Square 1075 – 15 1/2 Street SE

Posted on January 14th, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

CHRS did a walking tour of the alley in square 1075, historically known as 15 1/2 street, in 2010.  

Buzzard Point – from Indians to Soccer – Overbeck Lecture

Posted on January 14th, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

The Overbeck Capitol Hill History lecture series continues its 2016-17 year on Monday, March 6, 7:30 p.m. at Hill Center when local historian Hayden Wetzel takes a look at the often-neglected neighborhood of Buzzard Point, SW, located close to Capitol Hill and the Navy Yard along the Anacostia River. 

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CHV Symposium – Age Friendly DC

Posted on January 7th, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

On Thursday, February 9, Capitol Hill Village (CHV) will host  “Age Friendly DC — What should be happening in DC to support seniors?

Village Voices – Moving with Wisdom, Making African American History

Posted on January 7th, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

On Tuesday, February 21, 7 p.m. at the NE Branch Library, 330 7th St. NE. L. Marie Guillory has lived a life of many chapters and paths.

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Tree Space Beautification

Posted on January 2nd, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

CHRS encourages residents to adhere to these best practices (summarized from the District guidelines), which will contribute to the robust growth and general health of Capitol Hill’s public space trees. Tree Space Beautification Best Practices (in .pdf format)