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Share your memories about Section 504 civil rights protests 

The Section 504 protests were a landmark civil rights demonstration that took place in 1977 demanding implementation of laws requiring equal access to federal projects for people with disabilities. Sit-ins and demonstrations happened across the country, and as part of our Disability Activism History Project, we have learned that Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board Notice of Election

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Historic Preservation Program conducts an annual election for the selection of Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board members who have been nominated by the community. All residents, persons who operate businesses, and property owners in the Ballard Avenue Landmark District, who have registered to vote… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider Nomination of U.S. Immigrant Station and Assay Office 

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of U.S. Immigrant Station and Assay Office located at 815 Seattle Boulevard S at its meeting on Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 3:30 p.m. The nomination will be posted on the Department of Neighborhoods website under the heading of “Current Nominations.” The… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Queen Anne Pool

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Queen Anne Pool located in Queen Anne at 1920 1st Avenue W at its meeting on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 3:30 p.m.  The nomination will be posted on the Department of Neighborhoods website under the heading of “Current Nominations.” The… [ Keep reading ]

Our 2023 Community Impacts and Setting Our Aspirations for 2024

The City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) proudly stands as a beacon of community empowerment and positive transformation. Over the past 12 months, DON has been at the forefront of impactful initiatives, contributing significantly to the well-being of our diverse communities. Looking Back Here are some highlights of how… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District announces results of annual board member election

The annual election for the Ballard Avenue Landmark District (BLD) Board was held by mail with a ballot deadline of Dec. 12, 2023. Four positions were up for election. The results are as follows: The Ballard Avenue Landmark District is a nationally recognized historic district established in 1976 to commemorate… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board Announces Candidates for Annual Election

The Ballard Avenue Landmark District (BLD) Board is hosting its annual election of board members. The election will be held by mail-in ballot only. There will be no in-person voting. Community members who are registered for this election will receive a ballot and self-addressed stamped envelope by mail. Physical ballots… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board Notice of Election

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Historic Preservation Program conducts an annual election for the selection of Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board members who have been nominated by the community. All residents, persons who operate businesses, and property owners in the Ballard Avenue Landmark District, who have registered to vote… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Bloch House

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Bloch House located in Capitol Hill at 1439 E Prospect Street at its meeting on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at 3:30 p.m. A copy of the Landmark Nomination can be viewed on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website. Meeting Information Members of the public can attend the… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Memorial Stadium

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Memorial Stadium located on the Seattle Center campus at 401 5th Avenue North in Uptown at its meeting on August 16, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. This application was submitted by Susan Boyle of BOLA Architecture + Planning and David Peterson Historic… [ Keep reading ]