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.

November 25, 2015

Nothing good happens in a vacant, blighted building.

2015 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

September 16, 2015

In 2012, The L’Enfant Trust launched a new preservation initiative – the Historic Properties Redevelopment (HPR) Program. The L’Enfant Trust spearheaded the use of conserva-tion or preservation easements as a tool to …Read more.

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