14 Nov 2017


Hill Buzz

DC on Track to Pay for Portion of the Parking at Union Market (Urban Turf) Charles Allen responds to critics of publicly-subsidized parking at Union Market (Greater Greater Washington) 1433 H Street NE (Former Home of the Argonaut) for Lease (Frozen Tropics) This new vision for H Street’s eastern end would add housing and public space (Greater Greater Washington) […]

15 Jan 2016

Things We Take For Granted:

Help the DC Preservation League Identify Vacant Properties

If you love the historic character of our neighborhood and want to help preserve it and protect it from getting razed or becoming an ugly pop-up (more on that in an upcoming post), help the DC Preservation League identify vacant and abandoned properties in your neighborhood. Losing a property to “Demolition by Neglect” makes us […]

26 Mar 2015


Feel Strongly About Historic Preservation? These Are Your People! Dick Wolf Memorial Lecture Scheduled for March 27

Do you get a sick feeling in your stomach when you see a demolition ball ready to swing on Capitol Hill? Or perhaps you’re more of an “out with the old, in with the new” thinker? Either way, it’s hard not to notice the more anomalous houses and office buildings that occasionally pepper rows of Victorian, […]

21 Oct 2010

Initial Concepts Released for the Maples

It’s been awhile since we heard what’s going on at the Maples on South Carolina Avenue. Ever since it ceased being Friendship House, rumors have swirled about the oldest existing house on Capitol Hill. Last week, the new owners, along with their architect Cunningham and Quill, presented initial concepts to a community meeting at Christ […]

05 Aug 2010

Barracks Row Main Street Wins National Trust Citation

Barracks Row Main Street has received the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s National Main Street Program accreditation for 2010.  The program was set up to recognize business groups and local revitalization organizations that have strengthened the neighborhood economy and protected historic buildings. Barracks Row Main Street is evaluated annually by DC Main Streets, an organization […]

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