Capitol Hill Restoration Society

2022 Photo Contest Winners

Posted on March 17th, 2022

In anticipation of the 65th anniversary of the Capitol Hill House and Garden Tour, the Society sponsored a photo contest – “The Capitol Hill Home”. We are pleased to announce the winners:  Congratulations to David Parkes, Patrick Serfass, and Margit Leiner-Henry. View photos…

1st Place, David Parkes -“Snow blanketing Capitol Hill”

Many thanks to all the artists who submitted their work! In images (and words) they convey their unique and personal views of what makes a home a “Capitol Hill Home”.

2nd Place, Patrick Serfass  (the Capitol Hill Home as an igloo?)

3rd Place Margit Leiner-Henry – ” I wanted to highlight a maybe overlooked detail such as a wrought iron fence that seems like a delicate piece of lace through its cover of freshly fallen snow, competing with the still present bold fall colors of a nearby tree.”

Honorable Mentions:

Maria Helena Carey (note the witch’s legs under the house)

Jill Baranick

Heather Bien – “What makes a home a Capitol Hill home is the incredible flowers that make the neighborhood come alive in the spring.”

Other Favorites:

Dave Opkins

Heather Bien

Michael McCabe – “Builder – Harry Wardman; Architect – Albert H. Beers”

The Best of the Rest:

Stephen Morris

Colleen Brady – “The Capitol Hill Home is best defined by the residents of the homes. This September 2021 block party was the 2nd wedding of the 1st marriage of Zach & Alexis, hosted by Duncan Place neighbors.”

Patrick Serras – The “shotgun” house

Robert Dardano

Joseph Brown – The Maples

Carolyn Noble Downs – Walter Street SE

Nathaniel Liu

Rindy O’Brien

Mark Grace


Andrea Maleter – “What makes the house a Capitol Hill HOME is the back garden -and Polly the pooch.”

Bill Sisolak

Laurie Duncan

Andrea Wiktowy

Jennifer Flather – “Winter Sunrise”

Xinzhe Cheng -What defines a Capitol Hill Home? “It’s never the house I love. It’s the home we make.

Will Thomas

Heather Bien – “What makes a home a Capitol Hill home: interesting turrets that make you wonder who might be watching (or have you trying to catch a glimpse inside!)”

Stephen Morris – “Row house reflections”

Robert Weinstein

Margit Leiner-Henry

Joseph Brown