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Lauren Oswalt McHale Named President and CEO of The L’Enfant Trust

Press Release June 22, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – The Board of Trustees of The L’Enfant Trust is very pleased to announce the promotion of Lauren Oswalt McHale to President and CEO, effective July 1. In her new role, she will lead organizational development, fundraising initiatives, and work to identify additional opportunities to enrich the region…

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The L’Enfant Trust Awarded Grant Funds from the 1772 Foundation

Press Release March 7, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC — The L’Enfant Trust was awarded a $75,000 grant from The 1772 Foundation to support its Historic Properties Redevelopment Program (HPR Program). This generous grant will be awarded once DC’s “Historic Preservation of Derelict District Properties Act of 2016” subject properties located in the Anacostia Historic District are…

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WJLA ABC7 The L’Enfant Trust Ready to Renovate

    The L’Enfant Trust’s Executive Director, Lauren McHale describes the current status of four vacant, derelict historic homes in Ward 8’s Anacostia Historic District long held by DC Department of Housing and Community Development. Click on the image to watch coverage.

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ANC 8A Supports B21-0837

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 8A that represents neighborhoods East of the River, including Historic Anacostia, unanimously supported B21-0837, the “Historic Preservation of Derelict District Properties Act of 2016” at its October 4, 2016 meeting. To read ANC 8A’s letter to DC Council’s Committee on Housing and Community Development, click here.

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1772 Foundation Grant Recipient!

2016 AWARDEE – $100,000 FROM THE 1772 FOUNDATION With this generous award in hand, and the Trust’s completion of its first two rehabilitation projects we invite our city’s agencies – who own or control deteriorating properties in historic Anacostia – to join us in taking action to reclaim these historic assets and to honor the…

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