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January 2020

Washington and Her Sisters: The World’s Great Row House Cities Lecture

January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
First Congregational United Church of Christ, 945 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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This is a Society of Architectural Historians - Latrobe Chapter event.  DC Preservation League members may attend at the SAH member rate.  Any questions about this event should be directed to SAH - Latrobe Chapter. The lecture takes place at The First Congregational United Church of Christ, Second Floor, 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC. ... Read more

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February 2020

National Archives Research Workshop

February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
National Archives Research Room, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20408 United States
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Members of the public are invited to join us to learn more about the National Archives and Records Administration. This Orientation and Introduction to Research session will introduce us to resources in NARA's collection, some of which are especially helpful for research on DC's historic and built environment. This workshop is currently full.  To be ... Read more

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Mary McLeod Bethune Council House Tour (Members Only)

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House, 1318 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Members of DC Preservation League are invited to join us for a National Park Service ranger-led tour of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House, a National Historic Site. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) used the power of education, political activism, and civil service to achieve racial and gender equality throughout the United States and the world. ... Read more

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March 2020

St. Elizabeths West Campus Walking Tour

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Elizabeth’s West Campus, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20032 United States
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Join the DC Preservation League in partnership with the General Services Administration, the Department of Homeland Security and the United States Coast Guard for a walking tour of the historic west campus of St. Elizabeths Hospital, a National Historic Landmark. Tours of St. Elizabeths campus are being offered on a limited basis depending on the ... Read more

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Tour of Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument – Members Only

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, 144 Constitution Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States
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Join the DC Preservation League in celebrating Women's History Month for a members-only tour of the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument on March 22nd! 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which guarantees and protects women's constitutional right to vote! The Belmont-Paul House was built in 1820 by Robert Sewall ... Read more

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April 2020

Symposium: Race, Ethnicity, and Architecture in the Nation’s Capital

April 18 - April 19

This is a Society of Architectural Historians - Latrobe Chapter event. DC Preservation League members may attend at the SAH member rate. Any questions about this event should be directed to SAH - Latrobe Chapter. Organized by the Latrobe Chapter, Society of Architectural Historians Co-Sponsored by the D.C. Preservation League and the Catholic University of ... Read more

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2020 Congressional Cemetery Walking Tour – Dog Friendly!

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E Street SE
Washington, DC 20003
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Join the DC Preservation League for our third annual tour of Congressional Cemetery! Congressional Cemetery is a 35-acre historic, active burial ground located on Capitol Hill. Initially known as the Washington Parish Burial Ground, Congressional became the first truly national burial ground as Congress bought sites, buried noted civil servants, and funded the infrastructure. Among ... Read more

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May 2020

Save The Date – District of Columbia Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Constitution Hall, 1776 D St NW
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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Please save the date for the 2020 District of Columbia Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation presented by the DC Preservation League and the  DC Office of Planning/Historic Preservation Office. The ceremony is hosted by the Daughters of the American Revolution.  Awards will be presented in the following categories:  Stewardship, Volunteerism and Community Involvement, Design and Construction, ... Read more

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