Celebrate Preservation on September 19!

Raise a glass to preservation wins at Historic Seattle’s 9th Annual Preservation Awards.

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A Seattle Legend Retires

After 20 years at Historic Seattle, and 40 in the field of preservation, our Program Director Lawrence Kreisman will retire at the end of 2017.

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Check Out The Restored Washington Hall

After a 7 year restoration, which cost nearly $10M, the “Hall for All” reopened in June 2016 as a home for arts, culture, and community.

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First Hill

In celebration of our 40th Anniversary in 2014, we published an illustrated architectural and cultural history of the First Hill neighborhood.

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upcoming events

  • Window of Opportunity – A Historic Seattle Learning Lab

    A Historic Seattle Learning Lab

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  • SW Seattle Historical Society | Log House Museum

    Digging Deeper Series Workshop

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  • Behind the Garden Wall

    Good Shepherd Center Gardens Tour is SOLD OUT.

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  • 9th Annual Preservation Awards at Washington Hall

    Join us to celebrate successful preservation!

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  • Announcing 2017 Awards

    Awards Benefit – September 19

  • Victory for Preservation in Supreme Court!

    UW Subject to Landmarks Ordinance!