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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Cettolin House

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Cettolin House located at 4022 32nd Avenue SW at its meeting on March 1, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. Members of the public can attend the meeting in person at the Boards & Commissions Room (L2-80) of Seattle City Hall, located… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Continental Hotel

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Continental Hotel located at 315 Seneca Street at its meeting on February 1, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. Members of the public can attend the meeting in person at the Boards & Commissions Room (L2-80) of Seattle City Hall, located at 600… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: The Japanese Immigrant: The Documents in the Case

The Japanese Immigrant: The Documents in the Case by Eleanor Boba Please note that, in some cases, quotations used in this story include racist language. A Century-Old Precedent In 2017 the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals blocked an attempt by President Donald J. Trump to ban immigration from certain Muslim-majority… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District announces results of annual election

國際區特別審查區之公告年度選舉結果 International Special Review District (Hội Đồng Xét Duyệt Đặc Biệt Khu Phố Quốc Tế) thông báo kết quả bầu cử hàng năm The annual election for the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board was held by mail, with ballots tabulated on the evening of Tuesday, November 15. Seattle Department… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: Seattle “The City of Clocks”

Seattle “The City of Clocks” By Mark Mendez Mayer It is because of my great-uncle, Joseph Mayer, that Seattle began to be called the “City of Clocks.” By 1935, he had made over 100 street clocks in Seattle. At least 40 of those stood at one point in or around… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell seeks members for the Landmarks Preservation Board Architect position

Mayor Bruce Harrell is seeking a new member to serve on the Landmarks Preservation Board in the Architect position. 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 two architects;… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District announces results of annual election

The annual election for the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board was held by mail with a ballot deadline of November 1, 2022. Three positions were up for election. The results are as follows: Richard Hiner won Position #6 for Property Owner or Business Person There were no candidates for #3… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board announces candidates for annual election

The Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board is hosting its annual election of board members. The election will occur by mail-in ballot only. Ballots will be mailed to registered voters and must be received by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods by Tuesday, November 1, 2022.  Voters are encouraged to return their… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: My Grandfather’s Queue

My Grandfather’s Queue By Elana Lim In the fall of 2005, when our oldest son was twelve, I took an afternoon off from the startup where I worked as an executive to chaperone his class, 50 raucous sixth graders from Seattle Academy, on an excursion to the Wing Luke Museum…. [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of property located at 229-235 Broadway E

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the property located at 229-235 Broadway East at its meeting on November 16, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. Members of the public can attend the meeting in person at the Boards & Commissions Room (L2-80) of Seattle City Hall, located at 600… [ Keep reading ]