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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Inouye/Aquino House in Yesler Terrace for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Inouye/Aquino House at 1010 East Spruce Street on Wednesday, October 2 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80. The public is invited to… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Crescent Apartments in Columbia City for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Crescent Apartments (5201 42nd Avenue South) on Wednesday, September 18 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80. The public is invited to attend… [Read more]

Mayor Durkan seeks new member for International Special Review District Board

Mayor Jenny Durkan invites community members to apply for an open position on the International Special Review District Board. An elected position (Position #3 – Business owner, Property Owner, Employee) has become vacant, and in accordance with the Board’s Rules and Procedures, will be filled through a Mayoral appointment.  The… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of 100 Roy Street Apartments for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of 100 Roy Street Apartments in Uptown on Wednesday, September 4 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80. The public is invited to attend the… [Read more]

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… [Read more]

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… [Read more]

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]

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]

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… [Read more]