Archive for May, 2017

What Secrets Lie Beneath the Shotgun House?

Posted on May 29th, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

Dr. Ruth Trocolli, the DC Historic Preservation Office’s District Archaeologist, was the guest speaker at the June 21, 2017 membership meeting. event photos Presentation slides (12.5MB)

Emerald Street NE Historic District

Posted on May 26th, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

Residents of Emerald Street, NE (13th/14th/E/F streets)  sought a historic district to protect their street. ANC 6A sponsored the application, which CHRS supported.

House Tour 2017 – Photos

Posted on May 18th, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

Photos were taken by Beth Purcell, Nick Alberti and Kerry Mullins.

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House & Garden Tour – 2017

Posted on May 17th, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 14, 2017 from noon- 5 p.m. Photos Read More

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Terrace Court Walking Tour

Posted on May 15th, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

A walking tour of Terrace Court NE was included in the 2017 House and Garden Tour.  The court is inside the block bounded by 2nd, 3rd, A and East Capitol Streets NE and includes eight alley dwellings constructed in 1889. Terrace Ct Handout

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Ironwork on the Capitol Dome – Preservation Cafe

Posted on May 14th, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

Seth Baum with Historical Arts and Casting, Inc. was the May 2017 Preservation Café speaker.  The presentation focused on the firm’s work in the recent restoration/reconstruction of the Capitol Dome.

Pennsylvania & Potomac Avenues SE Intersection Improvement

Posted on May 9th, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) invites you to attend an informational meeting about the Pennsylvania Avenue SE and Potomac Avenue SE intersection improvement project, Thursday, June 1, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. , at Hill Center,  921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE.

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