Our Latest Acquisition: Beacon Hill’s Garden House!

On December 23, we closed the $2M purchase & are now working to restore the property for its longtime community use.

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When Should We Retrofit? ASAP!

As part of the Alliance for Safety, Affordability and Preservation (ASAP!), Historic Seattle applauds the City of Seattle for unanimously passing a landmark resolution that will develop a program to retrofit unreinforced masonry buildings (URMs) in the City of Seattle. 

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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.

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