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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.

Cleveland Park became a National Register Historic District in 1987. Download the nomination here (text) and here (pictures). The DC Historic Preservation Office’s brochure about Cleveland Park gives an excellent overview of Cleveland Park’s history.

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!

Planning Work on your Cleveland Park Historic District property?

DC Comprehensive Plan – Let your voice be heard!

On October 27th, CPHS hosted a virtual discussion with DC Council member Mary Cheh, ANC Commissioner Nancy MacWood, and former HPRB and Zoning chair Tersh Boasberg about the proposed DC Comprehensive Plan and amendments.  It was a robust discussion, and we thank everyone who joined us!

The DC Council will be reviewing the Plan on Nov. 12th and 13th and Council Member Cheh urged Ward 3 residents to share their comments and concerns.

Click on this link to get all the information you need to testify LIVE, in WRITING, or by TELEPHONE.

Closure of Uptown Theater

CPHS, along with many of you in our community, recently learned that AMC Theatres has terminated its relationship with the Uptown Theater. At the moment, we know of no specific plans for the future of Cleveland Park’s historic theater, but we will keep you posted on what we are able to learn.  For a recent article in the Washington Post about this news, go to this link.   To read about the history of our Historic District’s most iconic structure, go to this link.

Upcoming Events

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09nov7:30 pm9:00 pmARC Meeting

december

14dec7:30 pm9:00 pmARC Meeting

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ARC Report for October 2020

Monday, October 12, 2020 ARC Members attending:   Christine Hobbs, Ron Ngiam, Stefan Hurray, Phil Eagleburger, Ana Evans, Lois Orr, Anne Weir, Tina Mead, Win Brown, and David Kay. Also attending
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ARC Agenda for October 12, 2020

Cleveland Park Historical Society Architectural Review Committee Monday, October 12, 2020 Meeting to be conducted via Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82263279007   AGENDA  7:30
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ARC Report for September 2020

Monday, September 14, 2020 ARC Members attending:   Christine Hobbs, Ron Ngiam, Stefan Hurray (present for presentations), Phil Eagleburger, Ana Evans, Lois Orr, Anne Weir, Danny Ince, and David
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ARC Agenda for September 14, 2020

This ARC meeting will be conducted virtually via Zoom.  Login information is included at the bottom of this post. 7:30 pm 3063 Ordway Street, NW (1938; Oliver B. Young for E.J. Dent, Jr.) Owners:
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ARC Report for July 2020

Monday, July 13, 2020 ARC Members attending:   Christine Hobbs, Tina Mead, Ron Ngiam, Stefan Hurray, Phil Eagleburger, Ana Evans, Lois Orr, Stefan Hurray, and David Kay. Also attending were Rick
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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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