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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Exchange in Queen Anne for Landmark Status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Exchange (1529 4th Ave W) on Wednesday, March 16 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor (Room 4060). The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written comments should… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteers Needed to Advise on First Hill Development Plans

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking community members to serve on the Standing Advisory Committees at Harborview AND Virginia Mason Medical Centers. The role of each committee is to provide feedback on projects planned and under development by the institution to ensure it complies with its Master Plan. The Master… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray Seeks Members for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor Ed Murray is looking for three new members to serve on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board in the positions of historian/architectural historian, Pioneer Square retail business owner, and a member-at-large. Individuals who have an architectural or engineering background with an interest in historic preservation, and/or individuals who are familiar… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray seeks candidate for Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board

Mayor Murray is inviting applicants for an opening on the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board. The opening is for either a Ballard historian or a person having a demonstrated interest in the Ballard community. The seven-member Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board protects the historical and architectural values and significance of… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray seeks two new members for Landmarks Preservation Board

Mayor Edward Murray is looking for two new members to serve on the Landmarks Preservation Board in the At-Large position and the Architect position. The 12-member Landmarks Preservation Board makes recommendations to the Seattle City Council for landmark designation and reviews all proposed physical alterations to designated features of landmark… [ Keep reading ]

Deadline Approaches to Apply for Matching Funds to Support your Neighborhood Project

If your group needs funds to do a neighborhood project, the city’s Neighborhood Matching Fund may be able to help. However, you’ll need to be quick because the application deadline for the Small and Simple Projects Fund is Monday, October 6 at 5:00 p.m. This fund provides matching awards of… [ Keep reading ]