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Seattle City Council approves landmark ordinance of the Ainsworth & Dunn building

Seattle City Council approved the landmark designation ordinance for the Ainsworth & Dunn building. This building joins the more than 400 landmarks in the city that contribute to the cultural and architectural heritage of Seattle’s communities.   The City’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nominations, designations, and controls and incentives… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of University of Washington Mechanical Engineering Building and former Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (AYPE) Foundry / MEB Annex for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the University of Washington Mechanical Engineering Building and the former Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (AYPE) Foundry / MEB Annex (3900-3902 East Stevens Way NE) on Wednesday, August 21 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue,… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider the nominations of the Bash House and Anderson House in University District

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nominations of the Bash House (4238 12th Avenue NE) and the Anderson House (4211 Brooklyn Avenue NE) in the University District  for landmark status on Wednesday, August 7 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue,… [Read more]

Seattle City Council approves ordinances of three Seattle landmarks

Seattle City Council approved the landmark designation ordinances for three Seattle landmarks: Seattle Tower (1218 Third Avenue) in Downtown Seattle, University of Washington Parrington Hall (4105 Memorial Drive NE), and Mt. Baker Community Club Clubhouse (2311 Mount Rainier Dr S). These buildings join the more than 400 landmarks in the… [Read more]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Heather McAuliffe

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider the nomination of University of Washington’s Eagleson Hall for landmark status

Mayor Durkan seeks member for the Landmarks Preservation Board’s Real Estate position

Hey Neighbor: Meet Genna Nashem

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Genna Nashem Genna Nashem has been with the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods since 2006. She is the Historic Preservation staff coordinator for the Pioneer Square,… [Read more]

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… [Read more]

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… [Read more]