Preservation

Sunday Video: Friends of the Benson Trolleys

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https://vimeo.com/221306699 Take a step back in time to the golden age of streetcars in this video. Campaigners to restore the historic Benson waterfront trolleys share...

City Council Landmarks Buildings in West Seattle and Eastlake

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On Monday, the Seattle City Council formally registered two new landmarks with preservation controls. In Eastlake, the old Pacific Architect and Builder Building represents a...

Seattle Council Approves Arena MOU and Some Short-Term Rental Regulations

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On Monday, the Seattle City Council approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Oak View Group (OVG) paving the was for a $600...

Council Ponders Unreinforced Masonry Buildings and Rezones Madrona Site

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On Monday, the Seattle City Council received a policy briefing on recommendations to improve the safety of unreinforced masonry structures. The council also approved...

Pike Place Market Expands With MarketFront, Tour On Saturday

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The evolution of Pike Place Market continues with a physical expansion of the market. In late June, the market heralded the opening of its...

UW Subject To Seattle’s Preservation Ordinance, Says High Court

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Local preservationists were dealt a significant victory today in a Supreme Court ruling that partially settled the primacy of Seattle's preservation ordinance. The unanimous...

Public Hearing Tonight On Chinatown-International District Rezone

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The area of Chinatown-International District is already zoned for tall buildings, but a new neighborhood zoning proposal could push building heights higher and allow...

Sunday Video: The Past And Future City

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Stephanie Meeks, President and CEO of the Nation Trust for Historic Preservation, leads an insightful half-hour discussion on the past and future of cities...