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May 2019

Architecture of Iconic Movie Theaters Lecture

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
National Building Museum, 401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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This is a National Building Museum event. DC Preservation League members may attend at a special member rate. Please see below for full event details. Any questions about this event should be directed to the National Building Museum. Hear Steve Ziger, FAIA, partner, Ziger|Snead LLP Architects and Doug Yeuell, executive director, Atlas Performing Arts Center discuss how the historic ... Read more

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Lecture: Mies van der Rohe’s Tugendhat House

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
District Architecture Center, 421 7th Street NW
Washington, 20004 United States
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This is a District Architecture Center event. Please see below for full event details. Any questions about this event should be directed to the District Architecture Center. While we wait one more year for DC’s very own Mies van der Rohe building, the MLK Library, to be completed, please join us for a lecture on ... Read more

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June 2019

Historic Preservation 101/201

June 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration is now open for Historic Preservation 101/201. 

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Celebrating the Legacy of the ClubHouse

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
The ClubHouse, 1296 Upshur Street NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States
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DC Preservation League is a proud co-sponsor of Uptown Main Street's celebration of The ClubHouse! Join us this Saturday, June 8th for a FREE special heart-bombing event celebrating a space central to African American LGBTQ activism in Washington. Located at 1296 Upshur Street NW, the ClubHouse served as an important location for LGBTQ activism in the ... Read more

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St. Elizabeths West Campus Walking Tour – June 15th

June 15 @ 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 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 course of construction activity and ... Read more

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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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