Enter Capitol Hill Home Photo Contest

CHRS Celebrates 65th Anniversary of Mother's Day Home and Garden Tour

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Pond, by Robert Weinstein, winner of 2021 CHRS photo contest. Courtesy CHRS

In anticipation of the 65th anniversary of the Mothers Day Tour, the Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS)  is holding a photo contest with the theme of “The Capitol Hill Home.”

Entries are due Sunday, March 13, 2022.  But don’t wait ’til the last minute! Get your snaps in today.

Check out the 2021 winners2020 winners 2019 winners  2018 winners 2017 winners

Hill residents are privileged to live in an environment that is a delight to the eye, with tree shaded streets, lush gardens, yard ornaments, and houses with a wealth of architectural detail. Iron stoops, arched windows, stained glass transoms, ornate brickwork, welcoming porches…  all hallmarks of the quintessential Capitol Hill home.

Take a photo that defines “The Capitol Hill Home.”  It should be a hi-resolution (1MB or larger) exterior shot of what you think makes a home clearly a Capitol Hill home and email it to HouseTourCHRS@gmail.com.

If you are using a cell phone photo, you may text it to 202.329.7864 instead. Be sure to include your name and address, email address, and the address of the property in the photo.

The winning images will be awarded two complementary passes to the next in-person House & Garden Tour (or walking tour) and will be displayed on the website. Learn more: chrs.org/photo-contest-2022

Note: in submitting your photo to the CHRS House Tour photo contest, you agree that it will become the property of CHRS, which may reproduce, modify, and digitize and adapt the photograph. You retain the right to continued use of the image.