Posts in category Carnegie Library

HSW Continues to Flourish at Carnegie Library Despite Cancellation of Spy Museum Plans

In response to today’s decision by Events DC and the International Spy Museum to cancel their plans for a relocation of the Spy Museum to Mt. Vernon Square, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. (HSW) wishes to clarify that this will in no way affect the continuation of the Society’s current programming and public use […]

Tip of the CAP: The Site Visit

Tip of the CAP: The Site Visit

The Society applied for and was thrilled to receive a 2014 Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) grant. This is Part II of a series of posts regarding the CAP assessment. (Here’s Part I). Let’s take a general look at how the site visit works. Consultants Michael Henry and Wendy Jessup have a long history of partnering […]

Tip of the CAP: The HSW Conservation Assessment

Tip of the CAP: The HSW Conservation Assessment

The Society applied for and was thrilled to receive a 2014 Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) grant. This is Part I of a series of posts regarding the CAP assessment. The Society is one of three D.C.-based institutions to receive a 2014 Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) grant. (The Heurich House Museum and the National Museum for […]

HSW Creates Space for Spy Feedback

HSW Creates Space for Spy Feedback

The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. has created a space in the blogosphere about the new redevelopment project for the Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. The International Spy Museum, EventsDC, and HSW are all partners on a project to create an additional 65,000 square feet of space to house the re-created Spy Museum (now […]