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Reminder: Call for Papers for the 42nd Annual DC Historical Studies Conference


New Freedoms, New Lives: the 42nd Annual Conference on D.C. Historical Studies

Washington, D.C., November 12-15, 2015

Hosted by the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., Carnegie Library

801 K Street, NW, Washington, D.C.



USS Barry to be dismantled, no replacement planned at Washington Navy Yard

Washington Navy Yard to Dismantle Display Ship Barry By Next Summer, No Plans for Replacement
February 25, 2015 1:29 PMUpdated: February 27, 2015 11:42 AM
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Raze Permit Applications - 30 April 2015

Raze permit applications recently submitted to the Historic Preservation Office for clearance are filed on the HPO website at:  http://planning.dc.gov/node/958402   (see April 30 2015 entry under "Attachments"). HPO provides this announcement to supplement the required public notice of these applications.


Addresses included in this report:


1542 1st Street SW (ANC 6D) –  two story frame dwelling


1744 D Street NE (ANC 6A) –  three story brick and block residential building