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Community Donates Funding to Repair Historic Pergola

Western Washington Honda Dealers Association and Gofundme #HowSeattleRiots creators will present donations of $10,000 and $16,000 respectfully to the Seattle Parks Foundation at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11 in Pioneer Square, 100 Yesler Way. The donations will fund needed repairs for the historic landmark Pergola in the Pioneer Square Historic District, that was damaged […]


Candidates sought for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor McGinn invites residents to apply for two open positions (one attorney and one historian or architectural historian) on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board.  For more information, click here.


Join Us at Seattle PARK(ing) Day This Friday!

Join us for one last Seattle summer celebration in Pioneer Square as we turn Occidental Park, Nord Alley and parking spots on Main Street into a summer lawn party! There will be live music, art, bicycle polo, a photo booth, BBQ, bocce ball, transportation tarot reading, lawn bowling and Adirondack chairs where you can lounge […]


Free tours of historic Pioneer Square

The Alliance for Pioneer Square is offering free tours of Pioneer Square Fridays through September from 3 to 5 p.m.  Come learn about the area’s fascinating history, from its geologic origins and Native American culture, to the Klondike Gold Rush and beyond.  Tours start at Occidental Park at Occidental Ave S between Main and Washington.  […]


Info to help you stay safe in this winter weather

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Downtown Volunteer Fair, April 3

Come to the First Annual Downtown Volunteer Fair on Sunday, April 3, noon-4:00 pm at Christ Our Hope Catholic Church, in The Josephinum at Second Avenue & Stewart Street. Noon-3:00 pm:  Meet representatives of 25 agencies serving the poor, homeless and needy. Hear from experts, advocates and current volunteers. Learn how YOU can make a […]


Downtown Holding Patterns art installation to hold fundraising event

The “Sail Away” art installation, designed by Kristi Park, began as an entry to the Seattle Design Commission’s Holding Pattern Contest in 2010.  With the assistance of the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Downtown District Coordinator in identifying a site, locating city funding resources and connecting with developers, the project was selected as a finalist. The project’s intention is to temporarily transform […]


Today’s hours for Neighborhood Service Centers

Here is a list of Neighborhood Service Centers that serve as Payment and Information Service sites and today’s hours of operation due to weather conditions: Lake City: Open – 9:00-5:00 Closed for lunch 1:00 – 2:00 pm  Ballard: Open – 9:00-5:00 Open for lunch University: Closed Central: Open – 9:00-5:00 Closed for lunch 1:00 – 2:00 […]


Neighborhood Service Centers are open today

Below are the  Neighborhood Service Centers’ hours of operation for today, Monday, Nov. 22.  All centers are open, however, most NSCs will be closing for lunch with the exception of two locations. Lake City: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Closed for lunch 1:00-2:00  Ballard: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Closed for lunch 1:00-2:00  University: 10:00 […]


City establishes $40 million financing program for neighborhood businesses

SEATTLE – The city of Seattle has officially launched a $40 million federal New Markets Tax Credit Program that will provide low-cost private financing to businesses in targeted Seattle neighborhoods. Seattle’s allocation of New Markets Tax Credits (“NMTCs”) will be invested in commercial and mixed-use projects in neighborhoods exhibiting economic distress, as determined by the […]