It’s Time…for Inclusion & Representation in Landmarking!

Less than 2% of Seattle’s landmarks are recognized for their association with Black history. We are partnering with the Black Heritage Society of Washington State to raise funds to address this inequity.

Make your gift today

EmBracing Retrofits!

On Valentine’s Day, in response to our HeartBomb advocacy campaign, Seattle’s City Council issued a unanimous proclamation for URMs (unreinforced masonry buildings).

Learn more about the proclamation & our 2022 HeartBomb campaign

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.

Read more about the property

Virtual Programming: Free on YouTube!

Miss an event? All virtual programs are available for FREE on Historic Seattle’s YouTube Channel.

Check it out

upcoming events

  • Summer Members Meeting

    In-person at the Dearborn House (open to the public!)

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  • Giving a New Life to a 1909 Schoolhouse

    The Original Van Asselt project is a shining example of a historic schoolhouse rehabilitation

  • EmBracing Retrofits: Gridiron Condominiums

    The Gridiron provides a model for retrofitting unreinforced masonry buildings

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