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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 ]

Translating Teamwork: staff collaboration leads to community success

We’ve got a lot going on at the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. We easily manage hundreds of community meetings and events every year. In fact, our Historic Preservation program alone facilitates more than 20 meetings each month! That’s a lot for one small department to manage. What makes it possible… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Jenny Durkan Signs 2019-2020 Budget: What does this mean for DON?

Last week, Mayor Durkan signed the 2019-2020 City Budget that was adopted this month by Seattle City Council. The budget includes new opportunities for Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, as well as a few reductions that we are addressing with staffing realignments and better program collaboration. Let me share the changes… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District announces results of annual election

The annual election for the International Special Review District Board was held on Tuesday, November 20. Two positions were up for election this year, and the results are as follows: Tim Lee won Position #3 for a Business owner, Property owner or Employee Andy Yip won Position #5 for At-Large… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District Board announces candidates for annual election

The 2018 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 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. Two 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 #1 – Business Owner, Property Owner, or Employee) has become vacant and in accordance with the Board’s Rules and Procedures, will be filled through a Mayoral appointment…. [ 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 #4 – Resident, Tenant, Community Participant) has become vacant, and in accordance with the Board’s Rules and Procedures, will be filled through a Mayoral appointment. The appointee… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District announces results of annual board election

The annual election for the International Special Review District Board was held on Tuesday, November 21. Three positions were up for election this year, and the results are as follows: David Leong won Position #1 for a Business owner, Property owner, or Employee. Russ Williams won Position #2 for Resident,… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District Board Announces Results of Annual Election

The annual election for the International Special Review District Board was held on Tuesday, November 15. Two positions were up for election this year, and the results are as follows: Eliza Chan won Position #3 for a Business owner, Property owner or Employee. Tiernan Martin won Position #5 for At-large…. [ Keep reading ]