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Magnolia Admiral’s House designated a City Landmark

The City’s Landmarks Preservation Board designated the Admiral’s House in Magnolia at its August 18 meeting. The Colonial Revival style house, built in 1944, was acknowledged as a primary symbol of the important role that the U.S. Navy played in Seattle from World War II until the 1990’s. Prominently sited… [ Keep reading ]

Pacific Science Center awarded Landmark Status

Landmarks Preservation Board staffed by our Historic Preservation Program voted unanimously to give the Pacific Science Center landmark status on Wednesday.  Read more about it in seattlepi.com.

Mayor McGinn seeks three new Landmarks Preservation Board members

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Historic Preservation Program hosts insurance seminar

The Pioneer Square – International District Community Preservation & Development Authority, Daniels Development Company and the City of Seattle Office of Historic Preservation present:   Brian Phoebus, National Trust Insurance Services (NTIS) speaking on Insuring Historic Buildings NTIS is the nation’s leading insurance agency specifically designed to offer comprehensive insurance… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Seeks Candidates for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

SEATTLE – Mayor Mike McGinn invites residents to apply for three open positions (one architect, one attorney and one retail owner in Pioneer Square) on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board. Individuals who have an interest in the historical preservation of the district are encouraged to apply. The 10-member Pioneer Square… [ Keep reading ]

Historic Pioneer Square building now a hotel

The Marriott Hotel opened in the 106-year-old Alaska Building, a historic building recognized for its significance in the Pioneer Square Preservation District.  Alterations to the building were reviewed by the Preservation Board, which included keeping the original windows and developing a creative solution for seismic upgrades.  To read more about… [ Keep reading ]

KING 5 covers our new city landmarks

KING TV ran a story on the new city landmarks.  Click here to read and view video.

Seattle City Council approves ten new landmarks

On Monday, May 10, the Seattle City Council approved landmark designation ordinances for ten new City of Seattle landmarks. Representing a number of neighborhoods, these ten landmarks exemplify the diversity and the rich cultural and architectural heritage of our City. The City of Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board, staffed by Seattle Department… [ Keep reading ]

Vote for your favorite city landmark

Washington’s Puget Sound is covered with hundreds of historic sites, and with the help of Partners in Preservation, a program of American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, these unique sites may stand for a longer and more supported future. In a press conference held today at Daniels… [ Keep reading ]

Historic Seattle award for Historic Preservation’s Downtown Resources Survey

Historic Seattle will be presenting an award to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’  Historic Preservation Program for its work on the Historic Downtown Resources Survey.  Click here for more information on the survey.  Click here for more information on the award ceremony.