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Master Plan for BID Plantings in the Works

This month the BID’s Beautification Committee formed a subcommittee dedicated to maximizing the impact of the plantings throughout the BID area and has begun a series of meetings to come up with a “Master Plan” for the tree boxes and 8th Street light pole baskets. Committee Chairman Mark Holler is leading the effort that will […]

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Once Homeless, DC Man Finds Key to Success and First Apartment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two years ago, Jeffrey Sledge was unemployed, addicted to heroin and sleeping under the Third Street tunnel. Today, he’s a supervisor for the Capitol Hill Business Improvement District (BID) and sleeping in a warm apartment with his name on the lease. After years of drug use and homelessness, Sledge, a 40-year-old Washington […]

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Dining on the Hill

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What is the Capitol Hill Business Improvement District?

The Capitol Hill BID is a 501 ©(6) non-profit organization funded through an assessment on commercial property owners who are dedicated to fortifying Capitol Hill as a cleaner and safer place to live, work, and conduct the business of our nation’s capital, while remaining a national and cultural tourist destination. To achieve this mission the […]

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