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Public is invited to comment on zoning modifications at John Rogers Elementary School

The public is invited to share its feedback regarding the development plans for John Rogers Elementary School located at 4030 NE 109th St., Seattle, WA 98125. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also known as “departures”) from several City zoning regulations for: Greater than allowed building height Reduced vehicular… [ Keep reading ]

Public is invited to comment on zoning modifications at Louisa Boren STEM K-8 School

The public is invited to share its feedback regarding the development plans for Louisa Boren STEM K-8 School located at 5950 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also known as “departures”) from City zoning regulations for: Changing image message board signage in single… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Redistricting Commission invites participation in public forums

Updated May 12, 2022 የሲያትል መልሶ ማከፋፈያ ኮሚሽን በህዝባዊ መድረኮች ላይ ተሳትፎን ይጋብዛል 西雅圖選區重劃委員會邀請您來參加公共論壇 시애틀 지역구 재조정 위원회, 공개 포럼 참여 초대 Guddiga Dib-u-dejinta Seattle wuxuu ku martiqaadayaa ka qaybgalka golayaasha dadweynaha La Comisión de Reconfiguración Distrital de Seattle le invita a participar en los foros públicos Ang Komisyon ng… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell seeks new members for Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board

Mayor Bruce Harrell is seeking two new members to serve on the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board in the Architect and Community Historian positions. The Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board reviews and makes recommendations to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Director regarding proposed changes within the district such as signage, awnings, landscaping,… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Freeway Park for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Freeway Park at 700 Seneca Street on Wednesday, May 18, 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 provided in the agenda posted to… [ 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 ]

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 ]

Mayor Durkan seeks new member for International Special Review District Board

Mayor Jenny Durkan invites community members to apply for an open position on the International Special Review District Board. The seven-member International Special Review District Board reviews facade 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… [ 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 ]

Support Your Neighbors in the CID!

支持您的邻里!支持您的鄰居! Hỗ Trợ Những Người Sống Quanh Qúy Vị! Community safety is one of the City of Seattle’s top priorities for the Chinatown International District (CID). In a year where we have witnessed a surge in violence targeting the Asian American community, the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods would like to offer additional financial support to the organizations, community groups, and individuals who have stepped up… [ Keep reading ]