Capitol Hill Historic District Expands Near Union Station

by Bryan Doyle June 1, 2015 at 12:00 pm 3 Comments


Last week, the D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board approved an expansion of the Capitol Hill Historic District into an area east of Union Station.

The space is roughly a four-block region bounded by 2nd Street, 4th Street and just shy of H street NE.

The southwest corner of the expansion is anchored by the Toscana Cafe, and the area also includes the Capitol Hill Montessori School at Logan. The rest of the area is mostly residential units.

Residents that want to make changes to a house in a historic district need a permit and must undergo a historic preservation review. If it’s a major change, the Historic Preservation Review Board will review it at a public meeting.


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