On Wednesday, September 28, 2016 The Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) will host Matthew Gilmore’s presentation, “Missing Bones: Exploring Washington’s Lost Cemeteries” at 7 p.m. in the Chapel at the … Continue reading
New Zoning for the District of Columbia Comparison maps/new and old overlaid (PDFs): Ward 1 Zoning [pdf] Ward 2 zoning [pdf] Ward 3 zoning [pdf] Ward 4 zoning [pdf] Ward 5 zoning [pdf] Ward 6 … Continue reading
By Matthew B. Gilmore* In May of 1880 Congressman Fernando Wood, former mayor of New York City, applied for a permit to build “French flats” at 1418 I Street , … Continue reading
See: https://www.arlnow.com/2016/07/05/deteriorating-memorial-bridge-receives-90-million-for-repairs/ Press release: Congressional representatives from Virginia and the District of Columbia today announced that the National Park Service (NPS), jointly with the District Department of Transportation, has been … Continue reading
By Matthew B. Gilmore “Out of the dark Northeast, under dark clouds and through fog banks, the German-built dirigible ZR-3 poked her silvery nose into an area of blue and sunlight … Continue reading
What Once Was Traffic on 15th St NW in 1936 (Library of Congress) Honk that Horn — Go to Jail: Evolution of Noise Regulation in Washington, DC By Matthew B. … Continue reading
Updated April 2016. Check here: https://matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com/slavery-and-emancipation-in-washington-d-c-updated-bibliography/ earlier version here: https://networks.h-net.org/node/28441/discussions/67624/slavery-emancipation-washington-dc-–-bibliography and earlier versions back to 2001 on H-DC.