Mayor Murray seeks two new members for Landmark Preservation Board

Judge Ronald HouseMayor Edward Murray is looking for two new members to serve on the Landmark Preservation Board in the At-Large position and the Architect position.

The 12-member Landmark Preservation Board makes recommendations to the Seattle City Council for landmark designation and reviews all proposed physical alterations to designated features of landmark properties.

The Board is composed of two architects, two historians, one structural engineer, one representative each from the fields of real estate and finance, one member from the City Planning Commission, a Get Engaged member (a position for adults ages 18-29), and three members at-large. All appointments are made by the Mayor, subject to City Council confirmation.

Board meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 3:30 p.m. The Architect and Historian board members also serves on the Board’s Architectural Review Committee (ARC). In general, Board members must commit approximately 10 hours per month to Landmark Board business.

Interested applicants must be Seattle residents, and Board members serve without compensation. Those interested in being considered should send a letter of interest and resume by May 15, 2015. Electronic submissions are preferred, if possible. Please email your letter and resume to: Erin.Doherty@seattle.gov (reference the Landmarks Preservation Board in the subject line).

To submit a paper copy, please address: Erin Doherty, Landmark Preservation Board Coordinator, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, P.O. Box 94649, Seattle, WA 98124-4649.

For more information, contact Erin Doherty at (206) 684-0380.

The City of Seattle is committed to promoting diversity in the city’s boards and commissions. Women, persons with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, young persons, senior citizens, persons of color, and immigrants are encouraged to apply.

 

Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider Nomination of two Public Schools for Landmark Status

Daniel Bagley Elementary SchoolSeattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Daniel Webster Elementary School (3014 NW 67th Street) and the Daniel Bagley Elementary School (7821/7901 Stone Avenue N) on Wednesday, May 6 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, Room 4060.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written comments should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following address by May 5 at 3:00 p.m.:

Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649 (mailing address)

A copy of the Bagley Elementary School Landmark Nomination is available for public review at the Green Lake Branch Library (7364 East Green Lake Drive North, 206-684-7547); and the Webster Elementary School nomination is available at the Ballard Branch Library (5614 22nd Ave NW, 206-684-4089). Both nominations can be viewed at the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods office in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave, Suite 1700 (206-684-0228). Both nominations are both posted on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website, seattle.gov/neighborhoods/preservation/landmarks.htm, under the heading of “Current Nominations.”

 

Seattle City Council Approves two new Historic Landmarks

Seattle National Bank

Seattle National Bank

Seattle City Council approved landmark designation ordinances for two city of Seattle landmarks. Located in Downtown and Yesler neighborhoods, these buildings showcase the rich cultural and architectural heritage of Seattle.

The city’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination, designation, and controls and incentives for each of these landmarks, and provided draft ordinances to City Council. The final step to the process is approval by City Council.

The new landmarks are:

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Historic Preservation Program is responsible for the designation and protection of more than 400 historic structures, sites, objects, and vessels, as well as seven historic districts located throughout the city. For more information on the landmark designation process and to view other city landmarks, visit www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/preservation/.

Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider two Properties in Denny Regrade Neighborhood for Landmark Status

Old IBM BuildingSeattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the National Cash Register Building at 1923-27 Fifth Ave. and the (old) IBM Building at 1929-33 Fifth Ave. on Wednesday, April 1 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 Fifth Ave, 40th Floor, Room 4060.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written comments should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following address by March 31 at 3:00 p.m.:

Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649 (mailing address)

A copy of the Landmark Nomination is available for public review at the Central Library (1000 Fourth Ave) and at the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods office in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 Fifth Ave, Suite 1700 (206-684-0228). It is also posted on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website, www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/preservation/landmarks.htm, under the heading of “Current Nominations.”

 

Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider Nomination of Seattle Times Building Complex for Landmark Status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Seattle Times Building Complex’s 1947 Office Building Addition and its Printing Plant, both located at 1120 John Street. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 18 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, Room 4060.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Any written comments should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following address by February 17 at 3:00 p.m.:

Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649 (mailing address)

A copy of the Landmark Nomination is available for public review at the Central Public Library (1000 4th Avenue) and at the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods office in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave, Suite 1700 (206-684-0228). It is also posted on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website, www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/preservation/landmarks.htm, under the heading of “Current Nominations.”

 

Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider Nomination of Wiggen & Sons Funeral Home for Landmark Status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Wiggen & Sons Funeral Home (2003 NW 57th Street in Ballard) on Wednesday, March 4 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, Room 4060.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written comments should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following address by March 3 at 3:00 p.m.:

Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649 (mailing address)

A copy of the Landmark Nomination is available for public review at the Ballard Branch Library (5614 22nd Ave NW, 206-684-4089) and at the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods office in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave, Suite 1700 (206-684-0228). It is also posted on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website, www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/preservation/landmarks.htm, under the heading of “Current Nominations.”

 

Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider KING Broadcasting Building for Landmark Nomination

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the KING Broadcasting Building (333 Dexter Avenue N) at its meeting on Wednesday, February 4 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, Room 4060.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written comments should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following address by February 3 at 5:00 p.m.:

Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649 (mailing address)

A copy of the Landmark Nomination is available for public review at the Central Library (1000 4th Avenue) and at the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods office in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave, Suite 1700 (206-684-0228). It is also posted on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website, www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/preservation/landmarks.htm, under the heading of “Current Nominations.”

 

Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider Nomination of Loyal Heights Elementary School for Landmark Status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Loyal Heights Elementary School (2501 NW 80th Street) on Wednesday, February 4 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, Room 4060.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written comments can also be provided and should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following address by February 3 at 3:00 p.m.:

Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649 (mailing address)

A copy of the Landmark Nomination is available for public review at the Ballard Branch Library (5614 22nd Ave NW, 206-684-4089) and at the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods office in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave, Suite 1700 (206-684-0228). It is also posted on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website, www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/preservation/landmarks.htm, under the heading of “Current Nominations.”

 

Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider two Properties for Landmark Nomination in South Lake Union Neighborhood

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Eberharter Garage/Antique Liquidators property (503 Westlake Avenue N) and the Henry R. Wold Building (413 Fairview Avenue North) at its meeting on Wednesday, January 7 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, Room 4060.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written comments should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following address by January 6 at 5:00 p.m.:

Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649 (mailing address)

A copy of both landmark nominations are available for public review at the Central Library (1000 4th Avenue) and at the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods office in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave, Suite 1700 (206-684-0228). It is also posted on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website, www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/preservation/landmarks.htm, under the heading of “Current Nominations.”