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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of University of Washington Mechanical Engineering Building and former Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (AYPE) Foundry / MEB Annex for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the University of Washington Mechanical Engineering Building and the former Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (AYPE) Foundry / MEB Annex (3900-3902 East Stevens Way NE) on Wednesday, August 21 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue,… [Read more]

Get to know Angela Rae, our new Outreach and Engagement Advisor

Angela Rae joined the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods team in May. She brings years of communications and outreach experience, in a variety of industries, to her new role as Outreach and Engagement Advisor. Angela’s work is primarily focused on community engagement and organizing around Seattle Department of Transportation projects and… [Read more]

View updates on the neighborhood emphasis walks

Message from Andrés Mantilla, Director Mayor Durkan recently launched a pre-summer emphasis program in seven neighborhoods to improve public safety and address community maintenance needs. Directors from numerous City departments joined business and community members for business area walks in May to identify ongoing issues. To address these issues, the… [Read more]

Learn How to Get Funding for Your Community Project

Do you have a community project idea, but need some support to help make it happen? The Neighborhood Matching Fund, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, invites you to any of our three workshops where you’ll learn how to get funding for your project. Each workshop will provide an… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider the nominations of the Bash House and Anderson House in University District

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nominations of the Bash House (4238 12th Avenue NE) and the Anderson House (4211 Brooklyn Avenue NE) in the University District  for landmark status on Wednesday, August 7 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue,… [Read more]

Seattle City Council approves ordinances of three Seattle landmarks

Seattle City Council approved the landmark designation ordinances for three Seattle landmarks: Seattle Tower (1218 Third Avenue) in Downtown Seattle, University of Washington Parrington Hall (4105 Memorial Drive NE), and Mt. Baker Community Club Clubhouse (2311 Mount Rainier Dr S). These buildings join the more than 400 landmarks in the… [Read more]

High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands open July 10

Seattle Housing Authority resident farmers offer fresh, affordable organic produce For organic produce look no further than the High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands opening for the season on Wednesday, July 10. The farm stands offer produce picked fresh from the P-Patch Market Gardens by resident gardeners of the High… [Read more]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Kristian Alcaide

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Kristian Alcaide Kristian serves as a Strategic Advisor on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Outreach and Engagement team. Since January, she has been working on… [Read more]

Meet Shaquan Smith, the new project manager for Your Voice, Your Choice

Shaquan Smith recently moved to Seattle from Detroit, Michigan. In mid-April, he joined the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods team and now coordinates the Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks and Streets participatory budgeting program. Get to know a little bit more about Shaquan below: Where did you grow up? Flint, Michigan… [Read more]

Get to know Daniel Sims, a new(ish) member of our Strategic Initiatives team

Daniel Sims joined the Department of Neighborhoods team in March. In his role as a Strategic Initiatives Advisor, he focuses on community outreach and engagement support on initiatives like the Bicycle Master Plan, Smoke Preparedness, and more. Get to know more about Daniel below: Where did you grow up? Seattle,… [Read more]