A photographer and poet who was dubbed “one of the wittiest poets ever born.”
A fascinating story about an old road called Milk Creek Ford Road that once traversed what is today Chevy Chase DC is the subject of an article by Eric Fidler in Greater Greater Washington, an online all-volunteer organization, on Jan. 8, 2015. Read the article here.
By Carolyn Long Here are some resources you will find useful to research your house or your neighborhood if you live in Washington, DC. BUILDING PERMITS The most detailed information on building permits comes from Brian Kraft’s 2009 “Building Permits Database,” but it is not available online and is somewhat difficult to use. An easier …
Presentation to D.C. Preservation League: Lessons Learned
Local Realtor and kit house expert Catarina Bannier has created an interactive map identifying catalogue houses in Chevy Chase DC. The houses, most of which were built between 1915 and 1932, are well-preserved today, she states, because they were exceptionally well constructed with quality materials. Chevy Chase DC is remarkable in both the density and …
Rural Remnants of Washington County: An Architectural Survey of Washington’s Historical Farms and Estates is a 46-page illustrated history and guide of the District’s rural development.