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International Special Review District Board Announces Candidates for Annual Election

The 2014 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election will be held Tuesday, November 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Bush Asia Hotel, 409 Maynard Avenue South, in the basement level conference room. Two board positions are up for election: Position #3 for a Business Owner, Property Owner or Employee Position #5 […]

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The Latest Issue of our Neighborhood News is Out

Read about activities and events involving the programs of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods in this issue of Neighborhood News. There’s a new city landmark, a free seminar, and a listing of events happening in neighborhoods. If you are interested in subscribing, just click here. Our next issue will be out in December.

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Free Fall Seminar – Democracy Needs You!!

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) is pleased to present our 2014 Fall Seminar, “Democracy Needs You!  Five Essential Advocacy Tools that will Shape Your World.”  Forget your days of “Schoolhouse Rock” – our guest expert facilitator, professor, and long-time community activist Nancy Amidei is the real deal. This seminar will cover […]

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Please Complete Our Short Website Survey

We need your help! Over the next several months, we’ll be redesigning our website to improve its navigation and make the content more helpful for you. Your feedback is important to us, so please help us by completing our brief survey. To access it, click this link. And thank you!

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Seattle City Council Approves Historic Designation of Seattle Center Buildings

Seattle City Council has approved the landmark designation ordinance for the Northwest Rooms and International Fountain Pavilion located at Seattle Center. Designed by architect Paul Thiry, these buildings reflect the architectural heritage of the 1962 World’s Fair. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination, designation, and controls and incentives for this landmark, and provided […]

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Historic Seattle Hosts Free Lecture and Tour on The Sorrento Hotel, a Seattle Landmark

Join Historic Seattle for a free (or small donation) lecture about the Sorrento Hotel, one of Seattle’s historic landmarks. Michael Malone, owner and 2011 Historic Seattle Preservation recipient, will talk about the hotel’s refurbishment into a luxury hotel under his stewardship and the value of preserving vestiges of Seattle’s past. It will be held on […]

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Free Health Clinic at Seattle Center October 23-26

All are welcome at Seattle/King County Clinic with Remote Area Medical®, Oct. 23 – 26, in KeyArena at Seattle Center. This giant health clinic, presented by a host community of over 50 partner organizations, offers a full range of free dental, vision and medical care to anyone in need. The goal is to serve 1,000 […]

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Second Budget Public Hearing October 23

Seattle City Council’s second budget public hearing will be Thursday, October 23, 5:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 600 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104. The public will have the opportunity to address Councilmembers regarding their priorities as it relates to the 2015 city budget. Council received the Mayor’s 2015 budget proposal on September 22. Councilmembers […]

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Carlos Bulosan Centennial Commemorated with Free Events

A broad coalition of educators, union activists, community organizers, and artists have organized a two-month-long series of free events to commemorate Carlos Bulosan’s 100th birthday and to cement his place in Seattle’s history. The events will share Bulosan’s history, artistic work and impact even today on contemporary social justice issues. This project is funded in […]

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Free Preservation Advocacy Workshop on November 8

Get a crash course in preservation advocacy and learn effective tools for saving places that matter!  Chris Moore, Executive Director of the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation, and Eugenia Woo, Director of Preservation Services at Historic Seattle, will present advocacy strategies related to local landmark designation, the National Register of Historic Places, the Most Endangered […]

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