Seattle City Council Approves Five New Historic Landmarks

Judge Ronald HouseSeattle 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, and provided draft ordinances to City Council for approval.

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/.