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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nominations of Wagner Floating Home and The Center for Wooden Boats for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nominations of Wagner Floating Home at 2700 Westlake Avenue N, Unit 10 and The Center for Wooden Boats at 1010 Valley Street on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle seeks community members to serve on the Seattle Renters’ Commission

Updated: April 8, 2021 Application deadline extended to May 17, 2021. The City of Seattle is seeking community members to serve on the Seattle Renters’ Commission (SRC). The Seattle Renters’ Commission advises the City on policies and issues of interest to renters citywide. The Commission is composed of 15 members… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of El Monterey Condominiums in University District for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of El Monterey Condominiums at 4204 11th Avenue NE on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line that will be… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Renters’ Commission Urges City of Seattle to Pass Ordinance Removing Practice of Credit Checks for Rental Applications

Members of the Seattle Renters’ Commission have issued a statement advocating for the City of Seattle to enact an ordinance which would remove the practice of credit checks for rental applications. Excerpts from letter: “Removing credit checks from apartment applications can level the playing fields between the “Haves” and “Have Nots.” This… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Cayton-Revels House in Capitol Hill for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Cayton-Revels House at 518 14th Avenue E on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line that will be provided… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Renters’ Commission issues statement endorsing Cancel Rent and Mortgages WA movement

Members of the Seattle Renters’ Commission have issued a statement endorsing Cancel Rent and Mortgages WA, part of a national movement calling for the cancelation of rent, mortgages, utilities and all related debt for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis. Excerpts from letter: “Failure to cancel rent and mortgages in Washington increases… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan seeks new member for International Special Review District Board

Updated February 24, 2021 Deadline extended to March 12, 2021. Mayor Jenny Durkan invites community members to apply for an open position on the International Special Review District Board. The seven-member International Special Review District Board reviews façade alterations, signs, new construction, changes of use, and street improvements, and makes… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan seeks members for four Landmarks Preservation Board positions including At-Large, Urban Planning, History, and Real Estate

Mayor Jenny Durkan is seeking four new members to serve on the Landmarks Preservation Board in the at-large, urban planning, history, and real estate positions. The 12-member Landmarks Preservation Board makes recommendations to Seattle City Council for landmark designation and reviews all proposed physical alterations to designated features of landmark… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of 802 16th Avenue in Central District for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the building at 802 16th Avenue (former Considine House / Cohen House / Immaculate Conception Convent) on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of La Quinta Apartments in Capitol Hill for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of La Quinta Apartments (1710 E. Denny Way) on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line that will be provided… [ Keep reading ]