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Ravenna community gardener Pam Okano stays connected to her culture by growing her own fresh vegetables

What is your ethnicity and generation in the United States? “I am Japanese American, I am Sansei- my grandparents came to this country. I grew up on Bainbridge Island.” How long have you/your family been gardening at your P-Patch? “I started gardening at Ravenna in 1982, the year after it opened…. [ Keep reading ]

Ravenna-Cowen North Designated a National Historic District

Ravenna-Cowen North Historic District is the newest historic district in Washington state. This historic district, roughly bounded by NE 65th Street on the north, Ravenna ravine on the east, Ravenna and Cowen Parks on the south, and 12th Avenue NE on the west, was officially entered on September 13, 2018… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Council approves designation of The Theodora as the City’s newest landmark

Seattle City Council recently approved a landmark designation ordinance for The Theodora building. Located in Ravenna, this building joins the more than 400 landmarks in the city that represent our rich cultural and architectural heritage. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination, designation, and controls and incentives for The… [ Keep reading ]