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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Panama Hotel for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Panama Hotel at 605 South Main Street on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line that will be provided in… [ Keep reading ]

The Seattle Chinese Community Girls Drill Team: Forging a Tradition One Step at a Time

by Dr. Marie Rose Wong Chinese American History in Context On 8 May 1882, the 47th United States Congress passed Chinese Exclusion Law in what would be the first significant piece of federal immigration legislation and the only such law that was based solely on race. During its enforcement, the law had seen several revisions and additions with each one being more restrictive in determining which Chinese immigrants would be allowed… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District Board announces candidates for annual election

國際區特別審查區董事會宣布年度選舉候選人 Hội Đồng Phê Duyệt Đặc Biệt Khu Phố Tàu Chinatown International District (International Special Review District) thông báocác ứng cử viên cho cuộc bầu cử hằng năm Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19 and ongoing public health concerns, the 2021 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election will… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Hoffner Fisher & Harvey Funeral Home for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Hoffner Fisher & Harvey Funeral Home at 508 N 36th Street on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line that will… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: Pieces of Promenade

Pieces of Promenade by Leija Farr I’ll give my children the dreams, the streaks of maroon. The glimpses of red apples. The recollections of light, even if broken. Gaped. Hyphenated. They will only imagine the sand colored brick, the incessant shimmer of the store sign. Only now their mother will… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: The Power of Authentic Filipino-American Representation

The Power of Authentic Filipino-American Representation Words and paintings by Cleo Pineda As a naturalized citizen of the United States, people often ask me about my experience moving to a different country. Tumultuous. Being raised in a Filipino household where I ate dishes like Sinigang and spoke in Kapampangan and then… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nominations of University of Washington Faculty Club and Wallace Hall for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nominations of University of Washington Faculty Club at 4020 E Stevens Way NE and Wallace Hall at 3737 Brooklyn Avenue NE on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board to conduct 2021 election by mail

Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19 and ongoing public health concerns, the 2021 Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board election will occur by mail-in ballot only. There will be no in-person voting this year. The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Historic Preservation Program annually hosts an election to facilitate the… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District Board to conduct 2021 election by mail

中文翻譯 Dịch tiếng Việt Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19 and ongoing public health concerns, the 2021 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election will occur by mail-in ballot only. There will be no in-person voting this year. The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ (DON) Historic Preservation Program annually hosts… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: My Grandmother’s Hand

My Grandmother’s Hand by Elana Lim In 2008, two grand openings led me to this story. First, the forty-year-old Wing Luke Asian Museum, affiliated with the Smithsonian and the only Pan-Asian American museum in the nation, reopened in its newly remodeled home in the East Kong Yick building in Seattle’s Chinatown, a four-story… [ Keep reading ]