Digging Deeper Built Heritage, Historic Research series
Saturday, September 13, 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
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Tradition and Change on Seattle's First Hill: Propriety, Profanity, Pills and Preservation
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
First Hill Neighborhood Tour
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Historic Seattle is pleased to offer a guided tour of historic First Hill with the participation of the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation, the Frye Art Museum, St. James Cathedral, and the Sorrento Hotel. This neighborhood was the location of private clubs, important religious institutions, and swank hotels.
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Preserving Utility Tour
Hiram Chittenden Locks - the Hidden Side
You’ve taken your out-of-town friends here on beautiful summer days to watch the locks in operation, admire the hundreds of large yachts and small sail and motor launches come through, and enjoy the
Preservation Awards 2014!
Celebrating Historic Seattle's 40th Year
Earl Layman Street Clock
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.
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.