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HPRB Agenda and Consent Calendar - July 28 and August 4, 2016

The Agenda and Staff Reports are accessible on our website at:   http://planning.dc.gov/node/1174000




July 28 and August 4, 2016


MEETING LOCATION: 441 4th Street NW, Room 220 South


The Historic Preservation Review Board will meet to consider the following items.  The meetings will begin at 9:00 am. Applicants and those interested in testifying should arrive at least fifteen minutes prior to the assigned time for the case.


DC Office of Zoning to host Tech Open House July 11-22, 2016

OZ to host Tech Open House – From July 11th-22nd, the Office of Zoning will hold an open house during business hours to assist members of the public in using the Interactive Zoning Information System, the Zoning Map, and/or the Zoning Handbook. Staff will be available to work individually with members of the public who wish to attend.

Author Talk at Shepherd Park Library - July 21st 7 pm

Historic Places of African American Leisure and Recreation In and Around Washington, DC

Thursday, July 21, 2016, 7 p.m.

Join Patsy Fletcher, author of Historically African American Leisure Destinations Around Washington, D.C. for a talk about places of leisure and recreation for African Americans in and around Washington, DC.