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April 2021

A Journey Across America…Starting at the Willard Hotel

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Join the DC Preservation League on Tuesday, April 6th at 7:00pm EDT for a presentation and discussion with photographer, author, and publisher Carol M. Highsmith! Carol has been visually documenting Washington, D.C. architecture for the past forty-one years. She started her career in the Willard Hotel in 1980, taking images of the wreck it had ... Read more

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Diversifying the DC Inventory: Past and Present

April 20 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Image: Robert DeForest announces the establishment of the Afro-American Bicentennial Corp. at the Frederick Douglass Home in 1970. Source: Collection of Vincent DeForrest   Join us on Tuesday, April 20th at 2:30 PM EDT for a program led by DC Preservation League staff about past and current initiatives to create a more inclusive and diverse DC Inventory of ... Read more

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2021 Historic Preservation 101/201 Virtual Seminar

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This event has passed.  Below are PDFs of the presentations made by speakers at the April 23, 2021 Historic Preservation 101/201 Virtual Seminar.   Historic Preservation 101 Historic Overview of the Development of DC Neighborhoods - Brian Kraft, Historian Historic Preservation, Local Origins - Rebecca Miller, Executive Director, DC Preservation League Historic Designation: Individual versus Districts; Restrictions and ... Read more

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“Most Endangered Places” Mini-Documentary Premiere

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the DC Preservation League on Tuesday, April 27th at 7:00 pm for the premiere of a mini-documentary highlighting some of the most endangered places in Washington, DC—and the people who have fought to save them. Starting in 1996, the DC Preservation League began putting out an annual list of “Most Endangered Places,” those significant ... Read more

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May 2021

The New Deal and Parks in Washington, D.C.

May 6 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Join the DC Preservation League, Washington Architectural Foundation, and AIA|DC on Thursday, May 6th at 2:30pm EDT for a presentation with the Living New Deal about their recently published map that identifies work of the New Deal in Washington, DC. This five-color, large-format map, which folds to pocket size, locates over 500 New Deal public works sites around ... Read more

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Virtual Tour of Meridian Hill Park with Fiona Clem (DCPL Members Only)

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

This is a DCPL Members-only event. Note that you need to be signed in to your Neon account in order to successfully register as a member. Become a member here. DCPL Members are invited to join us on Thursday, May 13th at 12:00pm EDT for a virtual tour of Meridian Hill Park with author and licensed tour ... Read more

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Book Talk: “Secret Washington, DC: A Guide to The Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure!” by JoAnn Hill

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Join the DC Preservation League on Thursday, May 20th at 12:00pm EDT for a talk with author JoAnn Hill about her recent publication, Secret Washington, DC: A Guide to The Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure! Secret Washington, DC: A Guide to The Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure covers a wide array of locations and historical events throughout the greater Washington, DC area, including many that ... Read more

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Virtual Home and Garden Tour: 3020 University Terrace NW (The Bazelon-McGovern House)

May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Join the DC Preservation League and Palisades Village on Friday, May 21st at 4:00pm EDT for a virtual tour of 3020 University Terrace NW (or The Bazelon-McGovern House) with homeowner Gordon Kit! 3020 University Terrace is a two-story wood-frame and stucco house, designed in a mid-century modern style, with a distinctive overlay of Japanese stylistic elements. Japanese-inspired plantings and garden elements ... Read more

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Meridian Hill Park: Rehabilitating a Historic Landscape with Consigli Construction (Members Only)

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

This is a DCPL Members-only event. Note that you need to be signed in to your Neon account in order to successfully register as a member. Become a member here. DC Preservation League Members are invited to join us on Wednesday, May 26th at 12:00pm EDT for a presentation and discussion with Consigli Construction Co., Inc. about their ... Read more

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June 2021

Washington’s Most Historic Restaurants with John DeFerrari

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Join the DC Preservation League on Thursday, June 17th at 7:00pm EDT for a virtual tour of historic restaurants throughout the District with DCPL trustee John DeFerrari! Thousands of restaurants have operated in the District of Columbia since the first ones appeared along Pennsylvania Avenue in the early 19th century. Most have been forgotten, but a few ... Read more

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