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Today’s (October 19) Landmarks Preservation Board meeting has been cancelled

The Landmarks Preservation Board meeting scheduled for today has been canceled. It is rescheduled for Wednesday, November 2 at the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, in Room 4060 beginning at 3:30 p.m.

Historic bell ringing once again in Ballard

My Ballard reported on the inaugural ringing of the restored bell in the historic bell tower in Ballard’s Marvin’s Garden.  The restoration was funded in part by the Neighborhood Matching Fund.  Click here to read more and see a video of the event.

Seattle City Council approves three new historic landmarks

Seattle City Council recently approved landmark designation ordinances for three new City of Seattle landmarks. Located in three neighborhoods, these landmarks exemplify the diversity and the rich cultural and architectural heritage of our City. The City of Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination, designation, and controls and incentives for… [ Keep reading ]

Join Mayor McGinn and the Pioneer Square Preservation Board for the King Street Station Plaza Opening this Friday

Join Mayor Mike McGinn for the grand opening of the King Street Station Plaza, Friday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m.  The renovation of the 106-year-old building, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is hoped to spark further revitalization of the Pioneer Square Neighborhood.  The Pioneer Square Preservation Board… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle launches web portal on its funding programs

Have an idea to enhance your community? Need help with funding to make it happen? The city of Seattle may be able to help. It offers a wide variety of funding opportunities ranging from $250 to $1.5 million to support community projects. To make it convenient for community members to… [ Keep reading ]

4Culture offers 2011 Landmark Challenge grants

Click here to learn more about this program.

Union Station 100th Anniversary Celebration and the launch of the Trail to Treasure project

Join us May 20, 2 – 7 p.m.  for this Neighborhood Matching Fund sponsored event.  Click here for more information.

Historic Seattle Building Renovation Fair April 9

Meet the region’s experts in historic preservation, restoration, and renovation of old buildings. The  inaugural Historic Seattle Building Renovation Fair brings together nearly 30 architects, contractors, and engineers, along with specialty trades people  and suppliers who appreciate working on the components of old houses–glass, wood, metal, tile, plaster, and ceramics,… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board designates Sand Point Naval Air Station a historic district

On March 16, the Landmarks Preservation Board voted to designate the Sand Point Naval Air Station a historic district – the first new designation in more than 20 years.  Click here for more information and to read the press release.

Seattle City Council approves legislation for landmark designation of Harborview Medical Center, Center Wing of the East Hospital

The City Council recently approved the legislation for the landmark designation of Harborview Medical Center, Center Wing of the East Hospital.  The Center Wing of the East Hospital was built as King County Hospital in 1929-31.  It was designed by Harlan Thomas of Thomas, Grainger, and Thomas.  The hospital, sited… [ Keep reading ]