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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

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Twitter has just reminded me that H-DC has been on Twitter for a year-- at @H_DC_DCHistory

A number of other H-Net lists are also on twitter.

While I've expressed ny own doubts about the utility of Twitter, it was useful most recently covering the War of 1812/Burning of Washington information flowing on Twitter and other networks. Postings on H-DC I will also usually publishing on Twitter.

Matthew Gilmore

editor, H-DC