The Preservation Celebration

Historic Seattle’s Preservation Celebration, formerly known as the Preservation Awards, benefits the organization’s mission to save meaningful places that foster lively communities. At the event, honorees are also recognized with awards for their achievements throughout the preceding year in historic preservation.

Historic Seattle’s
Preservation Celebration
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Georgetown Ballroom

Surprise! We are excited to announce a special musical performance by Benjamin Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie and The Postal Service as part of our Preservation Celebration Benefit! Also featuring emcee Cynthia Brothers of Vanishing Seattle and a presentation of our annual Preservation Awards.

6PM Doors Open/Libations
6:30 Dinner
8 Dessert Reception

After reviewing more than 20 nominations, Historic Seattle’s Benefit Committee voted to honor the following at this year’s event:

State Hotel | Best Preservation Project Award * Friends of Little Saigon | Community Advocacy Award * Alki Homestead | Beth Chave Community Investment Award * Preserving Seattle’s Waterfront: the Washington Street Boat Landing, Ainsworth & Dunn Building, & Fire Station 5 | Preserving Neighborhood Character Award * Bob Hale | Preservation Champion Award * Sam Farrazaino | Best in Neighborhood: Georgetown Award

Ready to toast to preservation? Save your space now:

Purchase Tickets 

$300 Passionate Preservationist | SOLD OUT

$200 Non-Members | SOLD OUT

$175 Members Only | SOLD OUT

Host a Table

$5,000 Benefactor Table | SOLD OUT

$2,500 Underwriter Table | SOLD OUT

$1,500 Partner Table | SOLD OUT

Can’t make it? Please click here to make a gift to help us reach this year’s Preservation Celebration Benefit fundraising goal of $50,000 to protect places that matter!

Thanks to our generous sponsors!





Top photo: the 2018 Preservation Awards at Washington Hall in the Central District.