DC Preservation League
|Mission||The mission of the DC Preservation League is to preserve, protect, and enhance the historic and built environment of Washington, DC, through advocacy and education.|
|Specialization(s)||Historic environment of Washington, D.C.|
|Services||Advocacy and education|
|Geographic scope||Washington, D.C.|
|Director||Rebecca A. Miller|
|President||John D. Bellingham|
|Address||401 F Street, NW, Room 324|
The D.C. Preservation League was founded as "Don't Tear It Down" in 1971 to prevent the demolition of historic buildings in Washington's downtown. The organization's early efforts focused on saving the Old Post Office and the Willard Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue.
The Alabama Trust is the local partner of the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington, D.C.