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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Anhalt Hall for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Anhalt Hall (711 NE 43rd Street) in University District on Wednesday, April 4. The meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m. in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80. The public is invited… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Seven Gables Theatre and Mittelstadt Mortuary/Ballard Blossom buildings for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nominations of the Seven Gables Theatre building (911 NE 50th Street / 4753-4759 Roosevelt Way NE) in University District and the Mittelstadt Mortuary/Ballard Blossom building (1766 NW Market Street) in Ballard on Wednesday, August 16. The meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m. in… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Council Approves Ordinances of Three Seattle Landmarks

Seattle City Council recently approved the landmark designation ordinances for three Seattle landmarks: Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Garfield Exchange in Queen Anne, Volunteer Park in Capitol Hill, and University Heights School in the University District. These icons join the more than 400 landmarks in the city that contribute to the… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Seeks Contractors for Outreach Work to Underrepresented Communities

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking individuals to do part-time outreach work to underrepresented communities in Seattle’s neighborhoods. Known as Public Outreach and Engagement Liaisons (POELs), these contractors must be connected to their respective cultures, fluent in the languages, and bi-cultural and bi-lingual. The main tasks of a POEL are… [ Keep reading ]

Lots of Joy and Creativity at the 13th Annual U District Swag Party

More than 200 people participated in one of the University District’s favorite traditions, the U District Swag Event. Held at the U District Farmers Market, neighbors gathered greens, pine cones, ribbon and wire and let their creativity run wild!  Plus, for the first time, neighbors made enough swags for the… [ Keep reading ]

North Ave Mural Project now on Video

The Sanctuary Art Center was awarded $13,360 from the Small and Simple Projects Fund for creation of the North Ave Mural on the wall of J’s Market on the SW corner of University Way and 50th Street NE.   One of the primary goals of the mural was to beautify and… [ Keep reading ]

Swag-o-Rama at the U-District Farmers’ Market this Saturday!

Unveiling of the North Avenue Mural this Saturday

Join Mayor McGinn, Councilmember Sally Bagshaw, the North Ave Mural Steering Committee, and fellow U-District neighbors to welcome the North Ave Mural to the neighborhood!  Heidi Barnett, the artist, with support from Sanctuary Art Center artists, Urban Artworks, and many community volunteers has been working day and night to bring… [ Keep reading ]

Community Volunteers Spruce up the U-District

by Jenny Frankl, North Region Neighborhood District Coordinator It was a gorgeous, sunny Saturday for the 20th annual “U-District Community Clean-Up” on May 11th, 2013.  Over 140 U-District neighbors – including students, families, churches, local businesses, community groups, youth groups, and non-profits – came together to give the U-District that extra… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider landmark nomination for the Neptune Theater

The Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board will consider landmark nomination for the Neptune Building and Theater located at 1301-1313 NE 45th In the University District. The meeting will be on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, in Room 4060. The… [ Keep reading ]