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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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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 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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Remember Sand Point’s First Flight Around the World on Sept. 28

The community is invited to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the first flight around the world from Seattle’s Sand Point Airfield at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. The event takes place at the former Naval Air Station Sand Point, now known as Magnuson Park (7400 Sand Point Way NE). This event was planned […]

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Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider The Fionia Apartments in Uptown for Landmark Nomination

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of The Fionia Apartments (109 John Street) at its meeting on Wednesday, September 17 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 to the Landmarks Preservation Board should […]

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Seattle City Council Approves Five New Historic Landmarks

Seattle City Council recently approved landmark designation ordinances for five new city of Seattle landmarks. Located in Belltown, Leschi, Cedar Park, and South Lake Union 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, […]

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Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider McGilvra Elementary School for Landmark Nomination

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of McGilvra Elementary School (1617 38th Avenue East) at its meeting on Wednesday, September 3 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 […]

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Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider The Theodora for Landmark Nomination

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of The Theodora (6559 35th Avenue NE) at its meeting on Wednesday, August 20 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 […]

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Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider The Sterling Apartments for Landmark Nomination

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of The Sterling Apartments (323 Bellevue Avenue East) at its meeting on Wednesday, August 20 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 […]

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