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International Special Review District Board announces annual election results

The annual election for the International Special Review District Board was held on Tuesday, November 20. Two positions were up for election this year. The results are as follows: Sue-May Eng won Position #3 for a District business person, property owner or employee.  Candace Chin won Position #5 for an… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor seeks candidates for International Special Review District Board

Mayor Mike McGinn invites residents to apply for an open position on the International Special Review District Board. The available position is one of two seats on the board that are filled by mayoral appointment. Individuals who have an architectural background and an interest in historic preservation and/or familiarity with the Chinatown/ International District are encouraged to apply.

Several familiar buildings received landmark status this November

It’s been a busy month for the Landmarks Preservation Board and our staff as the Board designated several recognizable buildings as City landmarks: Town Hall Seattle, the former Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist on First Hill, the Ballard Carnegie Library on NW Market Street and the Neptune Building and Theater… [ Keep reading ]

Candidates sought for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor McGinn invites residents to apply for two open positions (one attorney and one historian or architectural historian) on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board.  For more information, click here.

International Special Review District Board announces candidates for annual election

The 2012 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election will be held Tuesday, November 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Bush Asia Hotel, 409 Maynard Avenue South, in the basement level conference room. Two board positions are up for election: Position #3 for a District Business Person,… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District Board accepting nominations for new members

It’s election season! Most people are aware of the November 6th General Election, but did you also know there is an annual community-based election in the International Special Review District? On the third Tuesday each November eligible members of the Chinatown International District community cast ballots to elect candidates who… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider landmark nomination for the Neptune Theater

The Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board will consider landmark nomination for the Neptune Building and Theater located at 1301-1313 NE 45th In the University District. The meeting will be on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, in Room 4060. The… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Carnegie Library to be considered by Landmarks Preservation Board

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider landmark nomination for the Ballard Carnegie Library located at 2026 NW Market Street. The meeting will be on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, in Room 4060. The public is invited to attend… [ Keep reading ]

Capitol Hill’s Anhalt Apartment Building to be considered by Landmarks Preservation Board

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider landmark nomination for the Anhalt Apartment Building located at 1600 E. John Street in Seattle. The meeting will be on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, in Room 4060. The public is invited… [ Keep reading ]

Free tours of historic Pioneer Square

The Alliance for Pioneer Square is offering free tours of Pioneer Square Fridays through September from 3 to 5 p.m.  Come learn about the area’s fascinating history, from its geologic origins and Native American culture, to the Klondike Gold Rush and beyond.  Tours start at Occidental Park at Occidental Ave… [ Keep reading ]