Call for Preservation Award Nominations

The deadline for nominations is May 14. Later this spring, we’ll announce this year’s Benefit date and whether it will be held in person or virtually.

Learn more & nominate today!

The Impact of Rent Relief

Historic Seattle launched the Emergency Rent Relief Fund in response to the pandemic to help our tenants and anchor partners. Two rounds of relief, totaling more than $80,000, have been distributed thus far. 

Read more about this effort

Open Call: Seattle’s Full Story

Seattle’s Full Story is a recurring blog series intended to help address a lack of diversity and representation in traditional historic preservation storytelling with compensated features from BIPOC Contributors.

Learn more

Landmark Status!

The Hahn Building – one of the iconic 4 Corners of the Pike Place Market – is now a designated landmark, thanks to an outpouring of public support.

Learn more about what this means

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Our headquarters at the Dearborn House on First Hill will be closed until further notice. 

Click here for updates on our operations, including program cancellations and building procedures.

upcoming events

  • Historic Filipino American Gathering Places in Seattle

    Digital Program

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  • Building Dialogue: The Cayton-Revels House

    Digital Program

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  • Summer Members Meeting

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  • VivaCity: Capitol Hill Historical Society

    A curiosity about his historic apartment building eventually led Tom Heuser to found the Capitol Hill Historical Society. Here, Tom shares his love of Capitol Hill and how the pandemic has changed the Capitol Hill Historical Society.

  • The Cayton-Revels House – A Newsworthy Landmark

    The Cayton-Revels House symbolizes a missing piece of Seattle’s history–and of Pacific Northwest Black American heritage. On April 7, the Landmark Preservation Board will consider the Cayton-Revels House for landmark designation. In this feature, the nomination’s author Taha Ebrahimi shares what inspired the nomination and discusses the importance of recognizing cultural significance, like that of the Cayton family, in our landmarks.

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