Archive for October, 2021

Guided Walking Tours – November 2021

Posted on October 29th, 2021 by Elizabeth Nelson

We offered four different guided walking tours on November 13 and 14, 2021. Look for more tours in March, 2022. Photos from November tours

House Expo 2021

Posted on October 25th, 2021 by Elizabeth Nelson

On October 30, CHRS held a free House Expo at the Eastern Market North Hall, featuring a wide variety of home service exhibitors and representatives of city agencies. Event Photos

Hilloween – 2021

Posted on October 25th, 2021 by Elizabeth Nelson

Hilloween is an annual free street party outside of Eastern Market. On  October 29, we set up our table with CHRS-theme swag.  It’s wonderful to resume this well-loved community tradition! Many thanks to the organizers! (photos)

Origins of Public Parking – L’Enfant Plan

Posted on October 20th, 2021 by Elizabeth Nelson

An explanation of the origins of “public parking” – Capitol Hill front yards – from the Office of Planning (downloadable .pdf OriginsPublicParkingOP): Public Space: A Defining Characteristic of Washington, DC 

Census Redistricting

Posted on October 15th, 2021 by Elizabeth Nelson

The October  Hill Rag includes an article on how Census redistricting may affect Ward boundaries – including link to on-line mapping tool.

Meet Our Arborists – Preservation Cafe

Posted on October 8th, 2021 by Elizabeth Nelson

Ward 6 Arborists, Steve McKindley-Ward and Alex Grieve were the featured speakers, Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 6:30 pm.