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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Licton Springs Park for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Licton Springs Park (9536 Ashworth Avenue North). The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 4 at 3:30 p.m. at Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80. The public is invited to attend… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Council approves landmark ordinance of the Ainsworth & Dunn building

Seattle City Council approved the landmark designation ordinance for the Ainsworth & Dunn building. This building joins the more than 400 landmarks in the city that contribute to the cultural and architectural heritage of Seattle’s communities. The City’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nominations, designations, and controls and incentives… [ Keep reading ]

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,… [ Keep reading ]

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,… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Renters’ Commission urges City of Seattle to pass ADU reform

Members of theSeattle Renters’ Commissionhave issued a statement urging the City of Seattleto make it easier to construct accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and to further use ADUs to fight the affordability and displacement crisis. As stated in their letter to Mayor Durkan and Seattle City Council: Our affordability and displacement… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan seeks member for the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan is seeking a new member to serve on the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board. The opening is for either a Ballard historian or a person having a demonstrated interest in the Ballard community. The seven-member Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board protects the historical and architectural values… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Youth Commission now accepting applications

The City of Seattle is now accepting applications for the Seattle Youth Commission (SYC), a 15-member commission of ages 13-19 that addresses issues of importance to youth. Appointed by the Mayor and Seattle City Council, youth serving on this commission work with elected officials, City staff, community leaders, and young… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider the nomination of the Conover House

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Conover House (1620 16th Avenue) on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, May 15 (rather than March 6 as originally scheduled). The meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m. in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards &… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider the nomination of the West Woodland Elementary School

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the West Woodland Elementary School (5601 4th Avenue NW) on Wednesday, May 1 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80. The public is… [ Keep reading ]