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International Community Health Services supports COVID-19 safety with…Minecraft!

By Stacy Nguyen, journalist, designer, and community member International Community Health Services (ICHS) is a nonprofit community health center that offers affordable health care services to anyone in need. They serve thousands of patients every year at multiple locations across our region. ICHS was founded in 1973, during a time… [ Keep reading ]

Community steward Tanya Woo boosts public safety in the very neighborhood she grew up in

By Stacy Nguyen, journalist, designer, and community member Tanya Woo’s smiling, friendly face is a common sight in and around the Chinatown International District (CID), having grown up in the CID. Tanya is part of the Woo family, who have been stewards of the historic Louisa Hotel since the 1960s,… [ Keep reading ]

Danny Woo Garden Provides a Haven and Sense of Security for CID Gardeners

By Stacy Nguyen, journalist, designer, and community memberTranslated by Seattle Chinese Post Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Tucked in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the Chinatown International District (CID) is 1.5 acres of beautiful green space — nearly 100 no-fee garden plots overspilling with vegetables and flowers of… [ Keep reading ]

Rainmaker Fund Supports the Movers and Shakers Making a Difference in the Chinatown International District

With COVID cases continuing a roller-coaster trajectory and people tentatively trying to find a new normal of social interactions, it goes without saying; the last couple of years have been rough. But while we have all grappled with the pandemic from a health standpoint, the Asian American community has also… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District Board to begin hosting hybrid public meetings

International Special Review District Board 即將召開混合型公開會議 Ban Đánh Giá Đặc Biệt Quốc Tế (International Special Review District Board – ISRD) bắt đầu tổ chức các cuộc họp công cộng kết hợp Beginning June 14, 2022, the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board will begin offering in-person public meetings to be… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods to Receive $125,000 Our Town Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has been approved for a $125,000 Our Town award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support Stories of Belonging. This is one of 51 grants the agency approved nationwide to support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities… [ 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 ]

Seattle Histories: Chinatown Childhood

by Betty Lau My earliest memories are of living in an old brick and wood building on the northeast corner of 5th Ave. S and S. Washington streets between the second (2nd Avenue) and third (King Street) Chinatowns. Chinese dock and cannery workers had lived on the waterfront, the original… [ 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 ]

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 ]