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Historic Landmark Nomination Received and Filed for Hearing

Greetings:   The DC Historic Preservation Office recently received and filed for hearing one historic landmark nomination:


Case 17-11   Square 653 Rowhouses – 1307,1309, 1311, 1313, 1315 and 1317 S. Capitol Street SW and 4, 4A, 6, 6A, 8, 8 ½ and 10 N Street SW (ANC 6D)

  • Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (SWNA)  


HPRB Agenda and Consent Calendar - April 27 and May 4, 2017

Greetings: The Agenda and staff reports related to the April 27 and May 4, 2017 HRPB Meeting are posted on our website at: https://planning.dc.gov/node/1233981 



Please Note:    Staff report for two cases scheduled for May 4 will post to the website by COB, Thursday, April 27. They are:


Historic Landmark and Meridian Hill Historic District - 2300 16th Street NW (1624 Crescent Place - White-Meyer House) - HPA 15-205


Old Georgetown Board - Preliminary List of Submissions for May 4, 2017

Greetings: The preliminary list of submissions in the Georgetown Historic District received that may be considered at the next meeting of the Old

Georgetown Board, U.S. Commission of Fine Arts on May 4, 2017 may be found at the following web page:

http://planning.dc.gov/node/1127097 .   The draft agenda will be posted on Monday afternoon, May 1 before the meeting on the Commission of