preserve, protect, and enhance the historic and built environment
of Washington, DC, through advocacy and education.
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Builds appreciation for the city’s history.
Promotes a sense of community and place.
See what’s protected in your neighborhood.
Since 2003, more than 100 outstanding preservation projects and dozens of individuals and organizations have been recognized for their exceptional contributions in support of historic preservation in Washington, DC.
Join the DC Preservation League and the DC Historic Preservation Office in celebrating the honorees!
The DC Preservation League is now accepting nominations for sites to include in our Most Endangered Places list. Since 1996, this list has drawn attention to DC’s, historically, culturally, and architecturally significant places that may be threatened with ill-advised alteration or demolition through neglect or abandonment.
A free series of tours on DC Metrobus routes highlights the historic sites you’ll pass as you traverse the city. Read our latest blog post to learn more about an original series of Metrobus tours developed in the 70s–and the six brand-new tours you can explore from your smartphone.
Events and Education
March 30th @12:00pm
February 24th @12:00pm
January 27th @12:00pm