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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

june

19jun7:30 pm9:30 pmAnnual Meeting 2019

july

08jul7:30 pm9:00 pmARC Meeting

august

No Events

september

09sep7:30 pm9:00 pmARC Meeting

 
See the full calendar of events

CPHS Seeks New Executive Director

Cleveland Park Historical Society Executive Director (part-time) Cleveland Park is a National Register Historic District in Washington, D.C. The neighborhood developed as a “streetcar suburb” of
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Letter from the Executive Director

Dear CPHS Members and Friends, I will be stepping down as executive director effective June 30, 2019. It’s eight years since I started with CPHS as staff person and four since I became executive
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2019 Annual Meeting and Board Nominees

ANNUAL MEETING CPHS members are invited to the annual meeting of the membership, Wednesday, June 19, at 7:30 pm at the Cleveland Park Congregational Church, 3400 Lowell Street, NW.  We will begin
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ARC Report for May 2019

Cleveland Park Historical Society Architectural Review Committee Monday, May 13, 2019 Cleveland Park Congregational Church, 3400 Lowell Street, NW   REPORT   ARC members present: Win
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ARC Agenda for May 13, 2019

Cleveland Park Historical Society Architectural Review Committee Monday, May 13, 2019 Cleveland Park Congregational Church, 3400 Lowell Street, NW AGENDA   7:30 pm 3117 35th Street,
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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 CPHS staff..

For ARC reports and agendas, see links below.

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