A nomination to expand the Capitol Hill Historic District boundaries to include all of Squares 753 and 778 and portions of Squares 752 and 777 was filed by the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6C in December 2014.
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Anacostia needs to learn some lessons… Capitol Hill Historic District Amendment-Expansion Nomination on the books.
For those that have formed organizations in advocacy of “Historic Preservation” and spoken on expanding Anacostia’s boundaries … Capitol Hill is already doing it. HPO and the city has requirements. You can’t wish on it. It takes research, documentation and procedural awareness.
Homes from the 1880s just up from 16th & W already gone. Harambe House gone. Old Barry Farm — the Freedmen’s Bureau Barry Farm — not protected.
All are welcome, bring your kids!
1347 Maple View Place is a long vacant, two-story, Queen-Anne style house in the Anacostia Historic District on the verge of collapse. According to the land records, including historic maps, 1347 Maple View Place was built between 1887 and 1894 by Henry A. Griswold who was President of the Anacostia & Potomac River Railway Company, which he chartered in 1872. Griswold was a resident and landowner in Anacostia and in 1879 he subdivided some of the property for residential development. This tract was referred to as “Griswold’s Addition.