Just in time for Halloween, the application to the Historic Preservation Review Board for the landmarking of the Exorcist Steps will be discussed at tonight’s ANC meeting.
In the coming year, the NPS will refill the Georgetown section of the C&O Canal with water. In 2020, a replica canal boat, for rides and educational purposes, is expected.
The 86-year-old bridge, closed daily from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. since Wednesday, Oct. 3, will close at 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, and remain closed all weekend, reopening at 5 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 8.
Georgetown Heritage will be contracting for a new canal boat, using part of a $3-million grant from the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, matched with private funds.
On tonight’s ANC agenda, a presentation about the C&O Canal master plan by Alison Greenberg, executive director of Georgetown Heritage, and Kevin Brandt, superintendent of the C&O Canal National Historical Park.
One of D.C.’s oldest buildings, the Old Stone House in Georgetown will close for renovations from Oct. 30, 2017, through Dec. 1, 2018.