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.”

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

White Motor Company BuildingSeattle’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 by the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following address by December 16 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.”

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. Wong and Ms. Carrillo will begin their first elected terms starting in December. Ms. Wong is currently serving as a Mayoral appointee, filling a vacancy in position #3.

The special character of the Chinatown International District is recognized and protected by city ordinance.  In 1973, the International Special Review District Board was created to preserve, protect and enhance the cultural, economic and historical qualities of the District. The Board is composed of seven members — five elected by the Chinatown International District community and two appointed by the Mayor.  Board members’ terms are for two years, and members may serve up to two consecutive terms.

The current board members are Candace Chin, Ben Grace, Carol Leong, Miye Moriguchi, Martha Rogers, Joann Ware and Marie Wong. Ms. Chin is an outgoing member.

The International Special Review District is coordinated by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Historic Preservation Program which is responsible for the designation and protection of more than 400 historic structures, sites, objects, and vessels, as well as eight historic districts located throughout the city.

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 the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following address by December 2 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 will be available for public review at the Northgate Branch Library at 10548 Fifth Ave NE (206-386-1980) after November 19 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.”

 

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 for At-Large

Nominations closed Tuesday, October 21. Two candidates were nominated, and candidate information is provided below for each position. Brief candidate biographies will be available at the polling place on the day of the election.

One candidate is seeking Position #3 for a Business Owner, Property Owner or Employee

Stephanie Carrillo is the manager of a residential property within the Chinatown International District. She is also on the board of the Chinatown International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) and is a member of the neighborhood’s Only in Seattle Marketing Committee. She has worked in the neighborhood for four years and volunteered her time on many different boards and committees.

One candidate is seeking Position #5 for an At-Large member

Marie Wongis an Associate Professor at Seattle University where she teaches courses in Urban Planning, Housing and Sustainability and Asian American History and Community Development. She’s served on boards and committees in the Chinatown International District since 1989, including exhibit committees with the Wing Luke Museum and five years of service on the board of InterIm Community Development Association.  She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Kong Yick Investment Company. In September of this year, Ms. Wong was appointed by Mayor Murray to fill a vacant seat (position #3) on the ISRD Board. That term expires in November.   

The special character of the Chinatown International District is recognized and protected by City Ordinance. In 1973, the International Special Review District Board was created to preserve, protect, and enhance the cultural, economic, and historical qualities of the District. The Board is made up of seven members – five elected by the Chinatown International District community and two appointed by the Mayor.  Board members’ terms are for two years and members may serve up to two consecutive terms. To learn more about the election and the International Special Review District please visit http://seattle.gov/neighborhoods/preservation/id.htm/.

The current board members are Candace Chin, Ben Grace (Vice Chair), Carol Leong, Miye Moriguchi, Martha Rogers (Chair), Joann Ware, and Marie Wong. The terms for Mss. Chin and Wong end in November 2014.