Upcoming Lectures

Capitol Hill’s Front Yards and Green Spaces

Lecture By :
Chris Shaheen
Registration for this event will become available on May 1, 2019.

The next Overbeck Lecture will be held on Monday, May 13, when Chris Shaheen, Public Space Program Manager in the DC Office of Planning, will examine the ideas and historical development of the design of Washington’s residential streets, parks, and front yards, the role of these elements in creating the city’s green environment, and how they led to the unique urban character of Capitol Hill.


Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

Contact Number
(202) 549-4172
Lecture Date
May 13, 2019
Cost of Lecture
Lecture Time
7:30 pm

Lecture Series

Since 2002, the Overbeck Project has presented four lectures per year by local historians, authors and scholars on the history of Capitol Hill and the larger Washington, D.C. community.

All lectures are open to the public and offered free of charge.
Registration is required – see registration links below each lecture title.

Past Lectures: