Capitol Hill Restoration Society

Talks from the 60th Anniversary Celebration at St. Mark’s

Posted on February 10th, 2015

On January 28, 2015, we celebrated our 60th anniversary in the newly renovated parish hall at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Over 100 members and guests attended, and were treated to music, food, cake, and reminiscences about some of CHRS’s victories in past decades by members who took part. Photos of the event are posted here.

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60th Anniversary Photos

Posted on February 7th, 2015





CHRS Celebrates 60 Years

Posted on February 6th, 2015

Happy Birthday to us! January 28, 2015 marked the 60th birthday of CHRS.

In celebration, a series of articles will run in the Hill Rag, outlining our long history of community preservation.

Additional articles have been commissioned to run in our newsletter.

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Capitol Hill’s Long Tradition of Community Activism

Posted on January 13th, 2015

By Lucinda Prout Janke

Capitol Hill residents have a long history of activism. From its earliest days as a fledgling neighborhood, more than one actually, in the federal capital established in 1790, its inhabitants have proven activist and even a bit feisty.

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