Landmark Nomination for Park View School to be Heard Thursday, May 24th

The District of Columbia Historic Preservation Review Board has scheduled the public hearing on Historic Landmark Application #11-23 (Park View School (and Auditorium)) for this Thursday. The Board will consider the listing of the property in the D.C. Inventory of Historic Sites – in accordance with the Historic Landmark and Historic District Protection Act of 1978. The Board will also consider its nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. The Public hearing will take place beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 24 at 441 Fourth Street NW (One Judiciary Square), in Room 220 South.

The Board’s hearing is open to all interested parties or persons, who are invited to testify before the Board. The principal purposes of the landmark designation are: the recognition of the historic or architectural importance of a property; and its protection through the future review, by the Historic Preservation Office and/or the Historic Preservation Review Board, of proposed subdivisions and permit applications for construction, alteration and demolition.

Those interested in reading the nomination can find an online version here.

The Park View School, seen here ca. 1920


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