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National Trust for Historic Preservation is accepting nominations for America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

The National Trust for Historic Preservation is accepting nominations for its annual list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®. For over a quarter century, this list has highlighted important examples of the nation’s architectural, cultural and natural heritage that are at risk for destruction or irreparable damage. Nominations are due on June 15, 2016 at 11:59pm EST.

Revised HPRB Agenda - April 28 and May 5, 2016/Live Video Webcast

Greetings:   Tomorrow's HPRB hearing will be webcast live at 9:00 AM. Please Citizens may view the hearing at this URL:   http://planning.dc.gov/node/568302   Please select "View Live Video".


The Staff Reports for April 28 and May 5 are posted on our website at: http://planning.dc.gov/node/1154117.  




Reminder: C100 2016 Vision Awards nomination deadline is this Friday, April 29th

Taxes finally filed and looking for a way to fill some newly found extra time?  How about nominating a special project, program, plan, or the work of an organization or individual that has been either visionary or innovative, and has provided a notable benefit to the District of Columbia?  It only takes a few minutes and we are still accepting nominations until COB this Friday, April 29th.

Raze applications filed between April 11 and April 22, 2016

The following raze applications were filed at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) between April 11 and April 22, 2016


ANC               Address                                               


1B                  1309 Clifton Street NW   (four story apartment building)


1B                   1315 Clifton Street NW  (four story apartment building)


4D                  5417 9th Street NW      (dwelling)


5D                 320 Florida Avenue NE  (fast food restaurant)