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Seattle City Council approves designation of The Theodora as the City’s newest landmark

The TheodoraSeattle City Council recently approved a landmark designation ordinance for The Theodora building. Located in Ravenna, this building joins the more than 400 landmarks in the city that represent our rich cultural and architectural heritage.

The city’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination, designation, and controls and incentives for The Theodora, and provided the draft ordinance to the Seattle City Council. The final step in the process was approval by City Council which occurred on Monday, August 8.

The Theodora was built in 1965 and designed by Grant, Copeland & Chervenak. The building is located at 6559 35th Ave NE.

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 eight historic districts located throughout the city. For more information on the landmark designation process and to view other city landmarks, visit