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Committee of 100 Now Accepting Nominations for 2017 Vision Awards

Committee of 100 Now Accepting Nominations for 2017 Vision Awards

The Committee of 100 on the Federal City is now accepting nominations for its 16th annual Vision Awards. These awards are given each year to honor projects, plans, people, and organizations for innovations in planning, land use, and preservation that are visionary, innovative, and provide a notable benefit to the District of Columbia.  

Author Talk "Burleith: From Scotland to Shannon and Luchs"

"Burleith: From Scotland to Shannon and Luchs"

Co-author Ross Schipper takes us on a pictorial history tour of the Burleith neighborhood from 18th century Scotland to the onset of the Shannon and Luchs Burleith development in 1923.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 @ 1:00 PM

Peabody Room (3rd floor)

Georgetown Neighborhood Library

3260 R Street NW,

Washington D.C. 20007

This program is FREE and open to the public.



(202) 727-0233 / Jerry A. McCoy at jerry.mccoy@dc.gov

HPRB Agenda and Consent Calendar - March 23 and March 30, 2017

The Agenda and Staff Reports for the March 23 and March 30 HPRB Meeting are posted on the website at:  https://planning.dc.gov/node/1224166 





March 23 and 30, 2017


The Historic Preservation Review Board will meet to consider the following items.  The meetings will be held at 441 4th Street NW in Room 220-south.  Applicants and those interested in testifying should arrive at least fifteen minutes prior to the assigned time for the case.