Archive for August, 2023

Parks: Treasures of Capitol Hill

Posted on August 31st, 2023 by Elizabeth Nelson

From L’Enfant’s plans to the 21st century. When Pierre Charles L’Enfant developed his 1791 plan for the City of Washington, he established a network of public spaces, squares, linked by broad avenues. These squares were designated for variety of public functions, including serving as social centers of the neighborhoods. Marion Park is one such square. […]

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Art Walk 2023

Posted on August 8th, 2023 by Elizabeth Nelson

Local artists and artisans displayed their work in their own micro-galleries, in Capitol Hill home-studios, on porches or in yards. Saturday and Sunday,  September 9 – 10, 2023. Co-sponsored by CHRS and the Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL). Free to both artists and visitors.

Eastern HS Landmark Nomination

Posted on August 4th, 2023 by Elizabeth Nelson

The Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) unanimously designated Eastern High School as a historic landmark on the DC Inventory of Historic Sites.