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Digging Deeper Built Heritage, Historic Research series

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Historic Seattle is offering a multi-session program designed to provide attendees with behind the scenes insight to primary research materials in the many archives in Seattle and King County. Each month we visit a selected archive and receive expert advice as to what is available and how staff can assist with research projects. This

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Job Opportunity:

Full Charge Bookkeeper


Download the 2014 Program Brochure (pdf -1.99MB)




Community Open House at Historic Seattle

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Come enjoy an afternoon at Historic Seattle’s headquarters, the 1907 H.H. Dearborn House. Take a tour of the house and learn about Historic Seattle’s accomplishments, advocacy, and programs. Bring
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Preservation Awards 2014!


Celebrating Historic Seattle's 40th Year




Seattle’s First Hill

As part of its 40th Anniversary celebration in 2014, Historic Seattle will publish an illustrated architectural and cultural history of First Hill. The publication evaluates this important and changing Seattle neighborhood in


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Featured Project

Belmont/Boylston Historic Houses

Historic Seattle seeks significant buildings or sites, which are threatened and/or neglected, and participates in strategies to preserve them. By our charter as a public development authority, we can purchase, sell, own, develop, and invest in real estate for the purpose of preservation. Since our founding in 1974, these efforts have produced many positive results and have helped strengthen and protect the unique architectural character of Seattle.


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Are you looking for a designer or contractor who has the knowledge and skills needed to restore or maintain your historic property?

The Preservation Pages is an online directory of Historic Seattle’s business members. This directory consists of an organized list of contractors, consultants, designers, builders, and vendors who have experience with renovation, restoration, maintenance, and landscape projects.

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