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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider landmark nomination for the Horace Mann School

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider landmark nomination for the Horace Mann School located at 2410 East Cherry Street in Seattle. The meeting will be on Wednesday, August 1, at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor in Room 4060. The public is invited to… [ Keep reading ]

Tribute to our co-worker and friend, Beth Chave

Last month Beth Chave, our dear friend and colleague, passed away. She was a Sr. Landmarks Preservation Board Coordinator and had served the citizens of Seattle for 25 years. Attached is a link to an article that appeared recently in the Queen Anne News where Beth was a resident. We… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider landmark nomination for Cedar Park Elementary School

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the landmark nomination of Cedar Park Elementary School which is located at 13224 37th Avenue NE. The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. When: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. Where: Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor,… [ Keep reading ]

Project documenting the rich history of Southeast Seattle now complete

Seattle’s Historic Preservation Program recently completed a three-year project to document the rich history of Southeast Seattle. Through a series of posters, essays, and reports prepared by community historians, the project focuses on the era since World War II and looks at the historical roots of the ethnic diversity for… [ Keep reading ]

Community members celebrate completion of comprehensive history project of Southeast Seattle neighborhoods

Last Friday dozens of community members, along with Mayor McGinn and City Council President Clark attended the Southeast Seattle Community History Project Celebration at the Royal Esquire Club. The event celebrated the completion of a three-year project to recognize and document the history of the many neighborhoods and people in southeast… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle is noted as one of the world’s best cities for architecture lovers in Conde Nast Traveler. It features the Arts and Crafts movement and notes one of our historic landmarks, Bloss House

Conde Nast Traveler lists Seattle as one of the best cities for architecture lovers.  Click here to read the article.

Celebrate the Southeast Seattle Community History Project June 1!

Join us Friday, June 1 at the Royal Esquire Club, 5016 Rainier Avenue South in the Columbia City Historic District, at 5:30 pm to celebrate the completion of the Southeast Seattle Community History Project. The celebration, sponsored by City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Historic Preservation Program, includes new research… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Matching Fund supported ” Bring the Ring back to Ballard” wins Heritage Advocacy award

The Ballard News-Tribune reported on the awarding of the Charles Payton Award for Heritage Advocacy being bestowed on this Small and Simple funded project in Ballard, which automated the historic bell to ring every hour.  Click here to read the article.

Seattle P-I Globe is newest Seattle landmark

The Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board unanimously approved the designation of the Seattle P-I Globe a City of Seattle landmark at its April 18 meeting. In the designation presentation, it was noted that “the Globe not only reflects the history of the P-I and the city, but vividly captures a… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Seeks Candidates for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor Mike McGinn invites residents to apply for an open architect position on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board.  Individuals who have an interest in the historical preservation of the district are encouraged to apply. The 10-member Pioneer Square Preservation Board reviews land use, new construction, changes of use, façade alterations,… [ Keep reading ]