Washington DC History Resources

Matthew B. Gilmore

Petworth that never was: curious case of the missing plat

Matthew B. Gilmore, April 2016 Property subdivision related to development rarely generates much controversy. The case of Petworth is an exception–an interesting curiosity in the development of the District of … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

DC Historic District Maps page updated

Click Historic District Maps page for the updated maps of various new and updated. Capitol Hill Historic District has been updated with the 2015 expansion: Capitol Hill Historic District expanded 2015 [pdf] Other … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Grant Circle Historic District Approved

An amended version of the proposed Grant Circle Historic District was approved April 2, 2015 Map: DESIGNATION HEARING Grant Circle Historic District, 4 through 33 Grant Circle, 519 (513) Varnum … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · Leave a comment