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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Alki Elementary School for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Alki Elementary School at 3010 59th Avenue SW / 5817 SW Stevens Street on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 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… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell seeks members for three Landmarks Preservation Board positions, including Architect, Real Estate, and Finance

Mayor Bruce Harrell is seeking three new members to serve on the Landmarks Preservation Board in the Architect, Real Estate, and Finance positions. The 12-member Landmarks Preservation Board makes recommendations to Seattle City Council for landmark designation, and reviews proposed alterations to designated features of landmark properties. The Board is composed of… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Steinhart Theriault and Anderson Office Building for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Steinhart Theriault and Anderson Office Building at 1264 Eastlake Avenue E. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 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… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Caroline Horton House for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Caroline Horton House at 627 14th Avenue E on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 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… [ Keep reading ]

Share your stories through Seattle Histories

Español // Tiếng Việt // Tagalog // 繁體中文 // af Soomali Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is looking to commission individual community members to participate in a storytelling project called Seattle Histories. This series features the stories of people and places that have shaped Seattle’s past and led us to the… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell seeks new members for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor Bruce Harrell is seeking four volunteers to serve on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board. The 10-member Pioneer Square Preservation Board reviews façade alterations, signs, new construction, changes of use, and street improvements and makes recommendations to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Director for all properties within the Pioneer Square… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: The Coffee Messiah by Timothy White Eagle

In this latest entry for the Seattle Histories storytelling project, Timothy White Eagle tells the story of opening and running Seattle’s Coffee Messiah and all the beautiful connections he made with artists and friends. The Coffee Messiah appeared on Seattle’s queer scene in 1995 and found its community in outsider… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District announces results of annual election

The annual election for the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board was held by mail, with ballots tabulated on the afternoon of Wednesday, December 1. Four positions were up for election. The results are as follows: Joseph Herrin won Position #1 for Property Owner. Tommy Patrick won Position #4 for Property Owner or… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: A Brief History of Block 17 in Pioneer Square

by Beverly Aarons In The Before In the spring of 1785, earthy toned mudflats glistened in the moonlight during low tide in the place called Sdzidzilalitch (little crossing-over place)i. Pacific tree frogs sang their mating chorus (kreck-ek, kreck-ek) in the marshy forest which brimmed with fir, oak, cedar and other… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District announces results of annual election

The annual election for the International Special Review District Board was held by mail, with ballots tabulated on the evening of Tuesday, November 30. Five positions were up for election, due to the postponement of the election in 2020. The results are as follows: Ryan Gilbert won Position #1 for a Business… [ Keep reading ]