Tag Archives: Preservation

Historic preservation training tonight (July 1)

Heather MacIntosh, president of D.C.-based lobbying group Preservation Action, will be back in her old stomping grounds tonight for a lecture on grassroots advocacy. The lecture starts at 5:30 p.m. tonight (July 1) at the First United Methodist Church Sanctuary … Continue reading

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It’s not a landmark, but developer won’t demolish it

The Southwest Design Review Board will check in tonight on a strangely familiar West Seattle development. As built in 1927 The project is at 3811 California Ave. W. The developer initially proposed tearing down the Charleston Court building to build … Continue reading

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Rypkema says Seattle is losing its “grittiness”

Donovan Rypkema, the historic preservation and economic development expert, was here this week from Washington, D.C. for a lecture sponsored by Historic Seattle. I went to his lecture Thursday and spoke to him Friday morning. He had been out with … Continue reading

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The Arctic Hotel is getting close

Renovation of the historic Arctic Building is nearing completion. The Artic’s signature Walruses (Quick, before you click the link above, name the architect. Hint: He also designed the old King County Courthouse.) The Arctic Club Hotel will celebrate its grand … Continue reading

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