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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 ]

Check out the Volunteer Appreciation Event photos

On Thursday, October 28, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods held an even to honor community volunteers who serve on various boards and commissions and advisory councils, the City Neighborhood Council, the District Councils, P-Patch Trust and Site Coordinators and the City-wide Review Team.  Click here to view photos.

Landmarks Nomination Workshop sponsored by Historic Seattle

Learn the nuts and bolts of preparing a landmark nomination and the ins and outs of the process for designating landmarks. Find out where to go to do historical research. There will be an overview of Seattle’s diverse and unique historic resources, discussion of architectural styles, and a review of… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Historical Society presents Home Research 201: Delve Deeper Into Your Home’s History

Home Research 201: Delve Deeper Into Your Home’s History A free lecture sponsored by the Ballard Historical Society Thursday, October 21, 2010 7:00 p.m.- 8:15 p.m. Speaker: Greg Lange, Puget Sound Regional Archives Sunset Hill Community Center, 3003 NW 66th Street (206) 992-7010 for more information   Greg Lange will… [ Keep reading ]

Magnolia Admiral’s House designated a City Landmark

The City’s Landmarks Preservation Board designated the Admiral’s House in Magnolia at its August 18 meeting. The Colonial Revival style house, built in 1944, was acknowledged as a primary symbol of the important role that the U.S. Navy played in Seattle from World War II until the 1990’s. Prominently sited… [ Keep reading ]

Find landmarks near you

Have you ever wondered if the building down the street has some history behind it? Well, you can find out, because the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Historic Preservation Program has all of Seattle’s landmarks posted on its website. The Historic Preservation  Program is responsible for the designation and protection of more than 400 landmark… [ Keep reading ]

Pacific Science Center awarded Landmark Status

Landmarks Preservation Board staffed by our Historic Preservation Program voted unanimously to give the Pacific Science Center landmark status on Wednesday.  Read more about it in

Mayor McGinn seeks three new Landmarks Preservation Board members

Click here to read the press release.