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Archive for 'Historic Preservation'

How do Historic Buildings Become Landmarks? – KIRO tells the Story

KIRO’s Rachel Belle interviews our staff in this podcast to learn how buildings become landmarks. Listen here: http://mynorthwest.com/874/2665482/How-to-save-a-historic-Seattle-building-from-condo-fate

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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 […]

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Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider White Motor Company Building for Landmark Nomination

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the White Motor Company Building (1021 E. Pine Street) at its meeting on Wednesday, December 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 should be received […]

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International Special Review District Board Announces Annual Election Results

– The annual election for the International Special Review District Board was held on Tuesday, November 18. Two positions were up for election this year and the results are as follows: Stephanie Carrillo won Position #3 for a District business person, property owner or employee. Marie Wong won Position #5 for an at-large seat. Ms. […]

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Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider Waldo Sanatorium/Waldo Hospital for Landmark Nomination

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Waldo Sanatorium/Waldo Hospital (8511 15th Avenue NE) at its meeting on Wednesday, December 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 […]

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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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