Please welcome the new Executive Director for CPHS, Stephen Hansen! Stephen is an historic preservation specialist, architectural historian, and author. For the past 15 years he has served as principal at Preservation Matters, LLC, an historic preservation policy and architectural history consulting firm, advising organizations and clients on historic preservation policies, and representing positions and cases before the DC Historic Preservation Review Board, Mayor’s Agent, DC Zoning Commission, Old Georgetown Board, Commission on Fine Arts, and the DC Council. He is the immediate past Chair of the Committee of 100 on the Federal City and currently serves as the chair of its Historic Preservation Subcommittee and as a trustee.
Stephen holds a B.A. from Oberlin College, an M.A. from The George Washington University, and a professional certificate in historic preservation from Goucher College. He is the author of the books: A History of Dupont Circle: Center of High Society in the Capital and Kalorama Triangle: The History of a Capital Neighborhood. He also authors the website Washington Chronicles that focuses on the history of Washington, DC through the stories and images of its people, neighborhoods, and architecture.
Stephen can be reached at email@example.com.