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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 ]

City Council approves legislation for the landmark designation of Laurelhurst Community Center

In the 1920’s the Laurelhurst Community Club was responsible for getting transportation projects and schools to the area. In addition, the LCC was instrumental in the acquisition of a public park for the neighborhood (Laurelhurst Playfield) and eventually the LCC submitted a petition to the parks Board to build a… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board meets Wednesday

The Landmarks Preservation Board meets Jan. 19 at 3:30 p.m. to consider several buildings nominated for designation, including the Chamber of Commerce Building at 215 Columbia St. and the Seattle-First National Bank Building at 224 Broadway Ave. E. The meeting will be in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave…. [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District Board announces annual election results

The annual election for the International Special Review District Board was held on Tuesday, November 16, 2010. Two positions were up for election this year. The results are as follows: Bill Lee won Position #3 for a District business person, property owner or employee.  Julia Park won Position #5 for… [ Keep reading ]