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City Council legislates temporary changes to City’s Historic Preservation Program due to impacts of COVID-19

All of us have experienced quite a bit of change over these past weeks of COVID-19 as we navigate this rapidly developing crisis – for the City and our residents. In response to COVID-19, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON), along with all City departments, have shifted and refocused our efforts… [ Keep reading ]

Secure historic buildings from vandals and theft

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Historic Preservation Program understands the need to secure buildings from vandals and theft during the current State of Emergency. We recognize the impact this may have on communities in the interim and suggest employing only the measures that are absolutely necessary. Use the following… [ Keep reading ]

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

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Northgate Elementary School (11725 1st Avenue NE) on Wednesday, March 4.  The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80 starting at 3:30 p.m. The agenda will be… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board to consider the nominations of three Capitol Hill buildings for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nominations of three buildings on Capitol Hill – 909 E. Pine Street, 1534 Broadway Avenue, and 1101 E. Pike Street – on Wednesday, February 19. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards &… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Swedish Club for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Swedish Club (1920 Dexter Avenue North in Queen Anne) for landmark status on Wednesday, March 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…. [ Keep reading ]

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. The seven-member International Special Review District 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… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Nickels Apartments/Villa Camini in University District for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Nickels Apartments/Villa Camini (1205 NE 42nd Street) in University District on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 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… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District announces preliminary results of annual board election

The annual election for the International Special Review District Board was held on Tuesday, November 19 with 160 ballots cast. Three positions were up for election this year, and the preliminary results are as follows: Russ Williams won Position #1 for a Business owner, Property owner or Employee. Matt Chan… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Avon/Capitol Crest Apartments in Capitol Hill for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Avon/Capitol Crest Apartments (825 East Denny/1831-35 Broadway Avenue) in Capitol Hill on Wednesday, December 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… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Community Psychiatric Clinic in Eastlake for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Community Psychiatric Clinic (2009 Minor Avenue East) in Eastlake on Wednesday, December 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… [ Keep reading ]