Kingsman Academy Expansion

Posted on July 29th, 2019 by Elizabeth Nelson

Kingsman Academy, an educational facility for teens and young adults with learning challenges, has plans to expand their physical plant located on the 1300 block of E St. NE.

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CHRS urges Council to keep Anacostia’s west bank road-free

Posted on January 12th, 2018 by Elizabeth Nelson

On January 11, 2018, CHRS testified before the Council against DDOT’s (and EventsDC’s) proposed “Park Drive” on the west bank of the Anacostia River.  The Anacostia Riverwalk Trail runs 20 miles along the river, passing near Barney Circle and RFK Stadium. It’s an amazing resource. But DDOT proposes to build a “Park Drive” for vehicles, paralleling the Riverwalk Trail. 

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Boys & Girls Club- DMPD Testimony

Posted on March 4th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

March 2, 2016, CHRS urges Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) to make the Boys and Girls Club (261 17th Street, SE) a top priority: Testimony

1310 E Capitol – demo denied

Posted on October 1st, 2012 by Elizabeth Nelson

Mayor’s Agent denies request for demolition.  Preservationists are applauding a District of Columbia decision to save a 104 year old carriage house near Lincoln Park which had been neglected by owners for many years.
For more information: HPO decision 1310 E Capitol and press release 1310 E Capitol.