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Archive for April, 2023

Cases Approved by HPRB

Posted on April 24th, 2023

Listings of cases approved by the Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) by time frame (files download in Excel): HPRB Approvals March 2023 – March 2024 HPRB Approvals March 2022-March 2023

Reporting Illegal Construction

Posted on April 21st, 2023

Department of Buildings (formerly DCRA) regulates construction in the District.  DOB’s website ( states: Generally, the following are types of work require building permits: New construction Additions Demolition Construction of retaining walls, decks, fences, sheds, garages, and vaults Erection of signs and awnings Any construction in the District of Columbia without required building permits is […]

Antique Mantels with Modern Sensibilities – Preservation Cafe

Posted on April 9th, 2023

Molly Acorn, Founder & Creator, Mantel House DC, presented “Antique Mantels with Modern Sensibilities” at a free, virtual Preservation Café, Tuesday, April 11, 2023. View a recording of the event.

Art Walk 2023 Samples

Posted on April 2nd, 2023

Below you’ll find a few examples of work by participants in the Art Walk, September 9 & 10, 2023.

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