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Get Counted at Our Census Pop-Up Events!

It’s not too late to complete the 2020 Census! Join the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods at one of our Census Pop-Up events throughout the City on Wednesday, September 23. Our Community Liaisons will be available to answer your questions, help you fill out the Census, and give away face coverings… [ 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 façade alterations, signs, new construction, changes of use and street improvements, and makes recommendations to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods director for all… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District announces preliminary results of annual board election

The annual election for the International Special Review District Board was held on Tuesday, November 19 with 160 ballots cast. Three positions were up for election this year, and the preliminary results are as follows: Russ Williams won Position #1 for a Business owner, Property owner or Employee. Matt Chan… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District Board announces candidates for annual election

The 2019 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election will be held on Tuesday, November 19, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Bush Asia Hotel (409 Maynard Avenue South) in the plaza-level meeting room. Community members who are registered for this election are encouraged to vote.  Three board… [ 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. An elected position (Position #3 – Business owner, Property Owner, Employee) has become vacant, and in accordance with the Board’s Rules and Procedures, will be filled through a Mayoral appointment.  The… [ Keep reading ]

Summer Update: Impacts in Chinatown / International District

If you’re spending time in Chinatown / International District this summer, stay informed about construction and other impacts. We’ve got details on projects and tips to make your time in these neighborhoods as easy as possible. Also, check out one of these free events sponsored by the City. Print a… [ Keep reading ]

Uncontained Randomness – Little Saigon Looks to the Future

Although historic preservation is often perceived as merely a matter of protecting buildings, it is also about honoring Seattle’s history, its myriad cultures, and the people whose lives are entwined with historic districts and buildings. It is no secret that Seattle’s rapid growth and redevelopment has put pressure on communities… [ Keep reading ]

Discovering Many Stories – Restoration and Preservation in Seattle’s Chinatown International District

Although historic preservation is often perceived as merely a matter of protecting buildings, it is also about honoring Seattle’s history, its myriad cultures, and the people whose lives are entwined with historic districts and buildings. It is no secret that Seattle’s rapid growth and redevelopment has put pressure on communities… [ Keep reading ]

Finding Balance – Preserving the Past and Planning for the Future in Seattle’s Nihonmachi

Although historic preservation is often perceived as merely a matter of protecting buildings, it is also about honoring Seattle’s history, its myriad cultures, and the people whose lives are entwined with historic districts and buildings. It is no secret that Seattle’s rapid growth and redevelopment has put pressure on communities… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Council approves ordinances of three Seattle landmarks

Seattle City Council has approved the landmark designation ordinances for three Seattle landmarks: Francis Skinner Edris Nurses Home (2120 1st Avenue N) in Queen Anne, Japanese Language School (1414 South Weller Street) in Jackson Place, and the University of Washington Canoe House / ASUW Shell House (3655 Walla Walla Road… [ Keep reading ]