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Raze applications filed at DCRA through April 28

Greetings: This report is also posted on our website at http://tinyurl.com/h9nn5nf . See Raze Permit Report – April 28, 2017.



The following raze applications were filed at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) ending April 28, 2017:


ANC             Address                                        


3C             2728 36th Place NW ( garage)     


3D             4834 W Street NW ( two story frame/brick house and detached garage)


Registration Now Open for DC Historic Preservation Awards Program

Registration is now open to attend the 2017 District of Columbia Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation. This year’s program will  take place Tuesday, May 23 at the historic DAR Constitution Hall. Cosponsored by the Historic Preservation Office, the DC Preservation League, and Daughters of the American Revolution, the awards celebrate preservation excellence in design and construction, community involvement, and stewardship. Honorees will include recipients of the State Historic Preservation Officer’s Award, HBRB Chair’s Award, and the Individual Lifetime Achievement Award.