Old Georgetown Board - Preliminary List of Submissions for July 6, 2017

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 July 6, 2017 may be found at the following web page: http://planning.dc.gov/node/1127097   The draft agenda will be posted on Monday afternoon, July  3 before the meeting on the Commission of Fine Arts website,   http://tinyurl.com/jlb2mqu  .

DC Archaeology upcoming events June/July 2017

  • Wed., June 21, 7pm at the Hill Center, 921 Penna. Ave., SE  Talk on the archaeology of the Shotgun House: ”Coopers, Peddlers, and Bricklayers: The Archaeology of Working Class Immigrants in Capitol Hill”  by Ruth  Trocolli, Chardé Reid, John Hyche, Julianna Jackson, and Charlie LeeDecker. Hosted by the Capitol Hill Restoration Society.

HPRB Agenda and Consent Calendar - June 22 and June 29, 2017

Greetings:  The Agenda and Staff Reports for the June 22 and June 29 HPRB Meeting are posted on the website at: https://planning.dc.gov/node/1247936


Please Note:   Two staff reports for June 29 cases will post to the website by June 23. They are:


Historic Landmark – Carnegie Library (Central Public Library), 801 K Street NW, HPA 17-415


OBIT: Keith Melder, May 26, 2017

Deceased Name: Melder, Keith Eugene
Seattle Post-Intelligencer (WA) - June 5, 2017
Edition: Web EditionSection: Death Notices
Melder, Keith Eugene, 85, of Issaquah, May, 26.

Copyright: (c) Copyright 2017 Seattle Post-Intelligencer (http://seattlep-i.com). All rights reserved. Reproduced with permission of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.


Raze applications filed at DCRA: May 30 - June 9, 2017

Greetings: This report is also posted on our website at http://tinyurl.com/h9nn5nf  . See Raze Permit Report – June 12, 2017.



The following raze applications were filed at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) between May 30 – June 9, 2017:


ANC             Address                                       


3E             4339 Harrison Street NW (two story brick 4 unit apartment building)    


Historic Landmark Nominations Received and Filed for Hearing

Greetings:   The DC Historic Preservation Office recently received and filed for hearing two historic landmark nominations:


17-12  U.S. Department of State – 2201 C Street NW (ANC 2A)

  • Nominated by U.S. General Services Administration (owner)  


17-13  American Theater – 104-108 Rhode Island Avenue NW (ANC 5E)

  • Nominated by DC Preservation League    


DCPL Washingtoniana Now Open at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. and Library of Congress

Unique Washingtoniana collections and reference materials - those not readily available at other local institutions - are accessible during the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library modernization. In addition to uninterrupted access at the Peabody Room and online at Dig DC, here is where you can find us now.

Collections & Locations

Washingtoniana Reference & Photos


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