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Cleveland Park is a National Register Historic District in Washington, D.C. The neighborhood developed as a “streetcar suburb” of Washington from the 1890s and contains a remarkable variety of architecture as well as designed and natural landscapes from the 18th to 20th centuries.

The Cleveland Park Historical Society (CPHS) is the neighborhood’s historic preservation and local history organization, working to preserve our legacy of architectural and landscape design. Everyone is welcome to become a member!

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Oral Histories

Oral Histories
Read the first fruits of our new oral history project, as well as interviews with Cleveland Park residents from other projects.
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Design Guidelines

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CPHS is in the process of developing design guidelines for the Cleveland Park Historic District. Read the draft guidelines and consult the DC Historic Preservation Office’s guidelines on additions, windows, doors, and more. Read More

Upcoming Events

december

No Events

january

14jan7:30 pm9:00 pmARC Meeting

february

11feb7:30 pm9:00 pmARC Meeting

march

05mar7:30 pm8:30 pmTalk: Waddy Wood, Architect

11mar7:30 pm9:00 pmARC Meeting

 
See the full calendar of events

ARC Report for November 2018

Cleveland Park Historical Society Architectural Review Committee Monday, November 12, 2018 Cleveland Park Congregational Church, 3400 Lowell Street, NW   REPORT   3219 Wisconsin
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George Idelson Oral History

George Idelson, now in his 90s, has lived in Washington since 1950 and in Cleveland Park since 1967. He has a long history of leadership in community organizations, particularly on preservation
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ARC Agenda for November 12, 2018

Cleveland Park Historical Society Architectural Review Committee Monday, November 12, 2018 Cleveland Park Congregational Church, 3400 Lowell Street, NW AGENDA 7:30 pm 3219 Wisconsin Avenue, HPA
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ARC Report for October 2018

Cleveland Park Historical Society Architectural Review Committee Monday, October 8, 2018 Cleveland Park Congregational Church, 3400 Lowell Street, NW REPORT   ARC Members attending: Christine
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Become a Member

Everyone is welcome to join CPHS! Click here to join or renew securely online

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMITTEE INFO

Read about historic preservation review procedures and get all the contact info you need on this page.

For questions about the Architectural Review Committee (ARC) or to request a place on the next ARC meeting agenda,
email Carin Ruff.

For ARC reports and agendas, see links below.

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