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Mayor Harrell seeks new members for Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board

Mayor Bruce Harrell is seeking two new members to serve on the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board in the Architect and Community Historian positions. The Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board reviews and makes recommendations to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Director regarding proposed changes within the district such as signage, awnings, landscaping,… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Freeway Park for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Freeway Park at 700 Seneca Street on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 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 in the agenda posted to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: We All Have Different Memories

We All Have Different Memories by Clare Johnson 1. There’s a lot I don’t know I was born in Seattle just as the first signs of HIV were surfacing here. I could say I never knew a world without AIDS, but at the same time, I also don’t know exactly… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Alki Elementary School for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Alki Elementary School at 3010 59th Avenue SW / 5817 SW Stevens Street on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 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… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell seeks members for three Landmarks Preservation Board positions, including Architect, Real Estate, and Finance

Mayor Bruce Harrell is seeking three new members to serve on the Landmarks Preservation Board in the Architect, Real Estate, and Finance positions. The 12-member Landmarks Preservation Board makes recommendations to Seattle City Council for landmark designation, and reviews proposed alterations to designated features of landmark properties. The Board is composed of… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Steinhart Theriault and Anderson Office Building for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Steinhart Theriault and Anderson Office Building at 1264 Eastlake Avenue E. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 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… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Caroline Horton House for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Caroline Horton House at 627 14th Avenue E on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 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 ]

Share your stories through Seattle Histories

Español // Tiếng Việt // Tagalog // 繁體中文 // af Soomali Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is looking to commission individual community members to participate in a storytelling project called Seattle Histories. This series features the stories of people and places that have shaped Seattle’s past and led us to the… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell seeks new members for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor Bruce Harrell is seeking four volunteers to serve on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board. The 10-member Pioneer Square Preservation Board reviews façade alterations, signs, new construction, changes of use, and street improvements and makes recommendations to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Director for all properties within the Pioneer Square… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: The Coffee Messiah by Timothy White Eagle

In this latest entry for the Seattle Histories storytelling project, Timothy White Eagle tells the story of opening and running Seattle’s Coffee Messiah and all the beautiful connections he made with artists and friends. The Coffee Messiah appeared on Seattle’s queer scene in 1995 and found its community in outsider… [ Keep reading ]