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OBIT: Kent Cooper

Kent Cooper, a Washington architect for more than 50 years who played a vital role in the creation of the Vietnam and Korean War memorials on the Mall between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial, died Jan. 27 at a hospital in the District. He was 91.

Preliminary list of Submissions for Old Georgetown Board - March 1, 2018

Greetings: The preliminary list of submissions in the Georgetown Historic District received that may be considered at the next meeting of the Old Georgetown Board, U.S. Commission of Fine Arts on March 1, 2017 may be found at the following web page: http://planning.dc.gov/node/1127097 .   The draft agenda will be posted on Monday afternoon, February 26 before the meeting on the Commission of Fine Arts website,   http://tinyurl.com/jlb2mqu .

HPRB Agenda and Consent Calendar - February 22 and March 1, 2018

The agenda and staff reports for the February 22 and March 1, 2018 meeting of the Historic Preservation Review Board are posted on the website at:   https://planning.dc.gov/node/1305841 


Please Note:  The following staff report for March 1 will post early the week of February 26:



Washington Loan and Trust Company, 900 F Street NW, HPA 18-137, concept/rooftop enclosure and entrance canopies



Historic Preservation Review Board Meetings