Capitol Hill Restoration Society

2020 Cornerstone Award

Posted on January 22nd, 2020

CHRS was honored by CM Anita Bonds with a Cornerstone Award at a ceremony in the District Building on January 22, 2020.

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Hilloween 2019

Posted on October 19th, 2019

Hilloween is an annual free street party outside of Eastern Market. On Friday, October 25, 2019, CHRS hosted a children’s activity table with beads to string, and an avalanche of  CHRS swag -pencils, lip balm, trick-or-treat bags. Photos

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Barracks Row Festival 2019

Posted on July 3rd, 2019

On Saturday, September 28, 2019 we will staffed a booth at the Barracks Row Fall Festival, an ideal opportunity to introduce ourselves to newcomers to The Hill and to those living outside the boundaries of the Historic District. We offered children’s activities to amuse our younger neighbors while we shared information about our accomplishments and future plans with their parents.

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Rediscover Eastern Market

Posted on May 22nd, 2019

A celebration will be held on June 7, 8 and 9, 2019 to mark the 10 year anniversary of the re-opening of Eastern Market following the 2007 fire. On Sunday, June 9, there will be guided walking tours of the Market and other activities between 10 am and 4 pm, in addition to the weekend vendors and indoor merchants. The tours will provide comprehensive information about the history, community significance and architecture of the entire building and outdoor Farmers Line. 

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Ask the Hill Historian

Posted on May 5th, 2019

Beginning with the September 2018 issue of the Hill Rag, CHRS Communications Chair, Nina Tristani, will write a column answering readers’ questions about the history of Capitol Hill buildings and other landmarks.  Look for it near the “Changing Hands” Real Estate section. To propose a topic, contact Nina at

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