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Upcoming Lecture: "The Anarchist Guide to Historic House Museums"

Museum Anarchist Frank Vagnone to Speak at Heurich House Museum

The Heurich House Museum and US/ICOMOS’s Heritage without Borders preservation series continues on Friday, September 12, 2014 with The Anarchist Guide to Historic House Museums, a lecture by Frank Vagnone, Museum Anarchist and Executive Director of the Historic House Trust of New York City. Mr. Vagnone will discuss emerging and controversial theories in the preservation and presentation of historic house museums from 9:30 to 11:30 am at the Heurich House Museum.

HPO Monthly Public Notice September 2014

Greetings: This document and others related to the September 18 and October 2 HPRB Meeting and Public Hearings will be posted on our website accessible at the following:




or the abbreviated URL of:   http://tinyurl.com/68tvfr3





Raze applications received by DC HPO 8 29 2014


Raze permit applications recently submitted to the Historic Preservation Office for an administrative clearance are filed on the HPO website at the following abbreviated URL:     http://tinyurl.com/3erfa7y under "Related Documents".       HPO provides this general public announcement because of the frequent neighborhood interest in raze applications.

 Addresses included in this report:

326 56th Street NW (ANC 7C) – dwelling

5631 Potomac Avenue NW (ANC 3D) – dwelling