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October 24, 2016

Nothing good happens in a vacant, blighted building.

2016 Properties In Need

The Anacostia Historic District in Washington, DC’s Ward 8, east of the river, which has experienced years of disinvestment, contains numerous irreplaceable historic buildings that are vacant and suffering from demolition by neglect. Removing blight and reclaiming these historic buildings will help stabilize the Anacostia neighborhood. Read more.

Preservation News

Historic Preservation of Derelict District Properties Act of 2016October 11, 2016

On October 6, 2016 The L’Enfant Trust testified before DC Council’s Committee of Housing and Community Development on proposed legislation, B21-0837, the “Historic Preservation of Derelict District Properties Act of 2016.”

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