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Mayor Harrell seeks new members for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor Bruce Harrell is seeking four volunteers to serve on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board. The 10-member Pioneer Square Preservation Board reviews façade 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 Pioneer Square… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: A Brief History of Block 17 in Pioneer Square

by Beverly Aarons In The Before In the spring of 1785, earthy toned mudflats glistened in the moonlight during low tide in the place called Sdzidzilalitch (little crossing-over place)i. Pacific tree frogs sang their mating chorus (kreck-ek, kreck-ek) in the marshy forest which brimmed with fir, oak, cedar and other… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan seeks new members for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor Jenny Durkan invites community members to apply for open positions on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board. The four open positions are: 1) Architect, 2) Architectural Historian/Historian, 3) Attorney, and 4) At-Large member that lives in the District. Individuals who have an interest in historic preservation and/or familiarity with Pioneer Square are encouraged to apply.   The 10-member Pioneer… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Beverly Aarons

The Gift of Beauty by Beverly Aarons Think big. Think radical. Think innovative. That’s the mind frame we should step into when “reimagining” Seattle, right? Maybe. And, it depends. That’s how I began – thinking deeply about affordable housing, poverty, and the mental illness and drug addiction ailing many in… [ Keep reading ]

Summer Update: Impacts in Pioneer Square

If you’re spending time in Pioneer Square this summer, stay informed about construction and other impacts. We’ve got details on projects and tips to make your time in this neighborhood as easy as possible. Also, check out one of these free events sponsored by the City. Print a Summer Updates… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan seeks new members for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor Jenny Durkan is seeking two volunteers to serve on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board. The two positions open are for: 1) architect and 2) Pioneer Square retail business owner. Individuals who have an interest in historic preservation and/or familiarity with Pioneer Square are encouraged to apply. The 10-member Pioneer… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray seeks new members for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor Edward Murray is seeking four new members to serve on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board. The positions needed include a Pioneer Square retail business owner, a historian, a property owner, and a member-at-large. Individuals who are structural engineers, have an interest in historic preservation, or are familiar with Pioneer… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray Seeks New Members for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor Edward Murray is seeking two new members to serve on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board in the following positions – attorney and Pioneer Square retail business owner. Individuals who have an interest in historic preservation and/or familiarity with Pioneer Square are encouraged to apply. The 10-member Pioneer Square Preservation… [ 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 ]

Congratulations to the Recipients of Historic Seattle’s Historic Preservation Awards

On May 13, Historic Seattle hosted the 6th Annual Historic Preservation Awards ceremony to showcase and recognize some of the exceptional public and private projects that preserve and protect Seattle’s built heritage and historic landmarks. Since the first year of the awards in 2009, they have recognized prominent rehabilitation projects,… [ Keep reading ]