St. Elizabeth’s West Campus

The west campus of St. Elizabeths Hospital covers more than 176 acres on a high plateau in southeast Washington, overlooking the confluence of the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers. “The Point” on the campus offers a panoramic view of the capital city. Because of its...

Historic Preservation Review Board

The functions of the Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) are defined in the DC Historic Preservation Act of 1978 and the regulations of the DC Historic Preservation Office.  Among the primary duties of the HPRB are the designation of historic landmarks and...

Historic Districts

An historic district is a formally designated group of buildings, structures, sites, and spaces that relate to one for historical, architectural, and/or cultural reasons.  DC has over 30 residential DC historic districts that are included in the DC Inventory of...

Union Station

During the height of the “City Beautiful” movement, architects Daniel Burnham and Peirce Anderson drew on Roman masterworks such as the Arch of Constantine and the Baths of Diocletian to create a monumental new train station that opened in 1907.  It was named Union...

Library of Congress

The Committee of 100 continues to challenge the Architect of the Capitol and the Librarian of Congress over the lack of transparency of the current Visitor Experience Master Plan. First introduced in 2019, the Plan is a $60 million concept to “make over” the...

Federal Reserve Buildings

In December 2019, the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) presented to the National Capital Planning Commission its proposal for new construction and renovation of its iconic building facing Constitution Avenue, named the Eccles Building, and the adjacent and long-vacant...