Historic Properties Redevelopment Program

Preserving and revitalizing Historic Anacostia.

Conservation Easement Program

A unique and powerful preservation tool that protects Washington’s historic buildings and neighborhoods.

Historic Preservation Resources

Information to help you learn about historic structures.

October 1, 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

Anacostia Residents Fed UpJuly 15, 2016

The L’Enfant Trust’s Historic Properties Redevelopment Program featured on WAMU. The community speaks out and seeks a solution with the Trust.

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