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June 2019

CANCELLED: Members Only – Black Broadway Walking Tour

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. IT WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR THE FALL.  Join DC Preservation League and Black Broadway on U for a June 29th members-only walking tour of Greater U Street's black historic entertainment venues and related sites. This tour is led by Shellée M. Haynesworth, creator of Black Broadway on U, a living ... Read more

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July 2019

DC Writers’ Homes Lecture

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Brooks Mansion, 901 Newton Street, NE
Washington, DC
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1 Logan Circle NW - once the home of Gil Scott-Heron Join DC Preservation League in celebrating the connections between the rich and lively literary history of DC and its built environment with a July 20th lecture by Kim Roberts and Dan Vera, co-curators of DC Writers' Homes. The talk will focus on nine writers, ... Read more

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September 2019

Crab Feast 2019 at the Washington Canoe Club

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Washington Canoe Club, 3700 Water St. NW
Washington, DC 20007 United States
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Join the DC Preservation League and the Capital Pride Alliance for our annual Crab Feast at the historic Washington Canoe Club, one of DC’s most picturesque locations on the banks of the beautiful Potomac River. Canoes and paddleboards will be available for adventures on the water. This event is fun for your family, friends, and everyone! $65 for ... Read more

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October 2019

Alley Exploration Event

October 6 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
528 F Street Terrace SE, 528 F Street Terrace SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for an interactive self-guided tour of some of Capitol Hill’s most intriguing historic alleys! Using temporary wayfinding graphics, EL Studio will curate a walkable path between three alleys selected for their unique physical conditions and their proximity.  Starting from ‘home base’ on F Street Terrace, SE, the tour will wind its way through ... Read more

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St. Elizabeths West Campus Walking Tour – October 2019

October 19 @ 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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DOCOMOMO DC’s Tour Day and Reception

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Howard University, Mackey Building, 2366 Sixth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20059
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Docomomo-DC’s Annual Tour Day on Oct. 26, 2019, will provide participants with rare access to the interior of campus buildings at Howard University, which are otherwise open only to Howard's community, and to hear from experts about modern architecture on the university's main campus.

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November 2019

Community Presentation:
African American Civil Rights in the 20th Century in Washington, DC

November 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thurgood Marshall Center, 1816 12th Street, NW
Washington, DC
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**Free and Open to the Public** Join DCPL and Prologue DC, LLC for a community forum on the African American Civil Rights in 20th Century in Washington, DC Multiple Property Document Project. This is an official document that provides context for and identifies resources related to a specific theme. It will provide a framework for ... Read more

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US/ICOMOS 2019 Symposium – The Economic and Social Benefits of World Heritage Listing in the United States

November 8 - November 9

This is a US/ICOMOS event. Any questions about this event should be directed to US/ICOMOS. This conference will provide perspective on the impact of World Heritage designation as well as provide an opportunity to discuss lessons learned by a range of U.S. World Heritage sites. Hear from local, national and international heritage experts from World ... Read more

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Bricks and Mortar Ball – 2019

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
800 F Street NW, 800 F Street, NW
Washington, DC
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Join members and friends of the DC Preservation League at the Historic LeDroit Building to celebrate the organization's critical role as the leading advocate for the preservation and protection of the irreplaceable historic resources of the District of Columbia. Revenue raised from tickets and sponsorships bolsters DCPL’s advocacy efforts to protect Washington's historic and cultural ... Read more

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DC History Conference: Communities and Characters

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - November 24 @ 6:00 pm

This is a Historical Society of Washington Event. Any questions about this event should be directed to the Historical Society of Washington. About the D.C. History Conference The annual D.C. History Conference is a collaboration between the DC History Center, DC Public Library, and the DC Historic Preservation Office. Since 1973, the mission of the ... Read more

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