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Slave Labor in the Capital Book Signing and Talk

I will give an illustrated talk on my new book Slave Labor in the Capital at the National Building Museum at 11 am on Saturday February 21 and then will talk about it without illustrations at Politics and Prose Bookstore at 1 pm on Saturday February 28th. At the book store I will appear with Heather Butts who will talk about her book African American Medicine in Washington, DC.


Raze Applications Received by HPO 02 11 2015


Raze permit applications recently submitted to the Historic Preservation Office for an administrative clearance are filed on the HPO website at:  http://planning.dc.gov/node/958402   under "Attachments" see February 11 2015 entry.   HPO provides this general public announcement because of the frequent neighborhood interest in raze applications.

 Addresses included in this report:

4501 Bowen Road SE (ANC 7E) – commercial garage structure

1251 F Street NE (ANC 6A) –  dwelling

Revised HPO Monthly Public Notice - February 2015

Greetings:  In our initial post of February 5 for the HPO Notice, two associated cases for the Blagden Alley-Naylor Court Historic District did not appear. The cases are listed below:


            Blagden Alley-Naylor Court

2-F       1212 9th Street NW, HPA 14-374, revised concept/new 4-story w/bridge to 917 M Street (Meyer)

2-F       917 M Street NW, HPA 14-373, revised concept/new 4-story w/ bridge to 1212 9th Street (Meyer)