Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Highland Apartments for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Highland Apartments (931 11th Avenue E) in Capitol Hill on Wednesday, June 20 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments regarding the nomination. Written comments are also accepted and should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following mailing address by 3:00 p.m. on June 19:

Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649

A copy of the Landmark Nomination is available for public review at the Capitol Hill Branch Library (425 Harvard Avenue East) and the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ office in Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Avenue, 4th Floor (206-684-0228). It is also posted on Department of Neighborhoods website, under the heading of “Current Nominations.”

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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of P.J. Sullivan House for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the P.J. Sullivan House in Miller Park located at 1632 15th Avenue on Wednesday, December 20 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments regarding the nomination. Written comments should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following mailing address by 3:00 p.m. on December 19:

Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649

A copy of the Landmark Nomination is available for public review at the Capitol Hill Branch Library (425 Harvard Avenue E) after November 30 and the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods office in Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Avenue, 4th Floor (206-684-0228). It is also posted on the Department of Neighborhoods website, under the heading of “Current Nominations.”

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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Bonney-Watson Funeral Home for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Bonney-Watson Funeral Home (1732 Broadway) on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, December 6 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments regarding the nomination. Written comments should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following mailing address by 3:00 p.m. on December 5:

Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649

A copy of the Landmark Nomination is available for public review at the Capitol Hill Branch Library (425 Harvard Avenue East) and the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods office in Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Avenue, 4th Floor (206-684-0228). It is also posted on Department of Neighborhoods website (seattle.gov/neighborhoods/preservation/landmarks.htm), under the heading of “Current Nominations.”

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Seattle City Council approves ordinances of two Seattle landmarks

Seattle City Council approved the landmark designation ordinances for two Seattle landmarks: Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park and the Maritime Building in Downtown. These icons join the more than 450 landmarks in the city that contribute to the cultural and architectural heritage of Seattle’s neighborhoods.

The City’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination, designation, and controls and incentives for these two landmarks. The final step in the process was approval by Seattle City Council which occurred on September 25.

The landmarks are:

Seattle Asian Art Museum (address: 1400 E. Prospect Street) Architect: Carl F. Gould (Bebb & Gould) Date Built: 1933

Maritime Building (address: 911 Western Avenue) Architect: Edwin W. Houghton Date Built: 1909

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Historic Preservation Program is responsible for the designation and protection of more than 450 historic structures, sites, objects, and vessels, as well as eight historic districts located throughout the city. For more information on the landmark designation process and to view other city landmarks, visit seattle.gov/neighborhoods/preservation/.

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Rainier Valley and Capitol Hill neighbors invited to apply for Community Project Grants by October 10

In partnership with Cities of Service, the Find It, Fix It Community Walks Program is offering funds to support community-led projects in Capitol Hill and in Rainier Valley neighborhoods. The Community Project Grants will be awarded for public safety projects that engage the community and help prevent crime. Potential projects could include clean-ups, murals, graffiti paint-outs, landscape maintenance, and plantings.

Each project can be funded up to $1,500 or as funds allow. The funding is open to neighborhoods visited by Find It, Fix It Community Walks in 2014 when the grant was not yet available. These communities include Capitol Hill, Brighton, Dunlap, Genesee, New Holly, Othello, Rainier Beach, Rainier Vista, and Rainier Valley. All funded projects must be completed and project funds spent by December 1, 2017.

You can find the easy-to-complete application at www.seattle.gov/finditfixit. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until Tuesday, October 10 at 5 p.m. The selection committee will notify applicants of funding decisions within three business days of when the application is submitted.

If you have an idea for a project in a Rainier Valley neighborhood or Capitol Hill, please apply today! For more information on the Find It, Fix It Community Project Grants or to request a paper copy of the application, please contact Laura Jenkins at 206-684-0320 or laura.jenkins@seattle.gov or visit www.seattle.gov/finditfixit.

 

The Find It, Fix It mobile app offers smartphone users one more way to report selected issues to the City. With Find It, Fix It, reporting an issue is as easy as snapping a photo with a smartphone, adding detailed information, and hitting submit.

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