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Raze applications applied for between September 28 and October 21, 2016

Greetings: This report is also posted on our website at http://tinyurl.com/h9nn5nf  . See Attachments: Raze Permit Report – October 24, 2016.
The following raze applications were filed at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) between September 28 and October 21, 2016:
ANC               Address                                            
2B               1920 N Street NW (eight story office building)

Latrobe Chapter SAH Annual Conference Fellowship

The Latrobe Chapter Annual Conference Fellowship helps a graduate student or emerging professional in architectural history, landscape history, urban studies, or historic preservation attend the Annual International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, which in 2017 will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, June 7-11. The Fellowship includes an award of up to $1000 to support travel and attendance at the Conference. Preference will be given to an applicant whose work is centered around Washington, D.C.

To Be or Not To Be - Shakespeare on Campus at CUA

Perhaps the best known and most oft quoted line of legendary English playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is “To be, or not to be, that is the question.” For the Drama Department of The Catholic University of America (CUA) the question was decisively answered with its founding in 1937 by the brilliant and charismatic