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Historic Landmark Nominations Received and Filed for Hearing

Greetings:   The DC Historic Preservation Office recently received and filed for hearing two  historic landmark nominations:

219 11th Street SE – Furies Collective – Case 15-18 – ANC 6B

            - nominated by Robert M. Pohl, owner, and DC Preservation League

     1114 F Street NE – The Lexington Apartments – Case 15-19 – ANC 6A

            -nominated by Capitol East Partners II LLC, owner


Exhibit: The Kennedy Rose Garden, Traditionally American-through 9/12/2015

“The Kennedy Rose Garden, Traditionally American” Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Closed Aug. 7 and 8 and Sept. 7. Through Sept. 12. On Sunday, Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be a free garden-party open house with garden-related activities, floral demonstrations, tours and kids’ programs. White House Historical Association’s Decatur House, 748 Jackson Place NW, Washington.