Seattle historic preservation
STG, which operates historic Seattle venues like the Paramount, Moore, and Neptune theaters, has joined up with Historic Seattle to submit an offer to purchase the Showbox.
Check into these storied, historic hotels—but never check out.
The Nelson-Parker House, aka the "Swedish House," is on the National Register of Historic Places—but has tons of respectful, modern updates.
Bleitz Funeral Home is getting a new life as new office space springs up around it
One of Seattle’s most iconic landmarks just got a thoroughly modern green-building certification—even though it’s 105 years old.
This incredibly ornate Seattle Box is a city landmark
The historic Lake Union Steam Plant—recognizable from I-5 as the building with the Zymogenetics smoke stacks—is getting a new paint job.
After a highly publicized preservation effort, a hearing date has been set.
The building, now the home of the School of Social Work, started its life as a YMCA.
How a groundbreaking cleanup transformed a former gas plant—and created one of Seattle’s most beloved parks.
The opening follows a dramatic restoration
The concrete campus by the Seattle Center is still an active Seattle City Light facility
Two buildings on the campus have been nominated
The nomination follows a community-led preservation effort
The mural grew from a love of camels and stuck around thanks to television fame.
The dramatic restoration is nearing completion
The $700 million project was designed to court NHL and NBA teams
Peek inside the restoration process for the hotel, music venue, and collection of bars and restaurants
It’s not just a cute name: The building formerly known as the Center House even still has a secret shooting range in the basement
The neon-wrapped corner building was originally an auto showroom
Located in the Colonnade Hotel building, it has a cozy, vintage vibe—and some bunk beds
The Beaux Arts building started its life as a massive mortuary
Ornate Victorian mansions were among the initial styles to be built by some of the region's wealthiest landowners and businesspeople.
This is an especially opulent unit in the already-ritzy Sanctuary building
The $700 million project can move forward—with completion scheduled for 2020
The Turner-Koepf House is on the National Register of Historic Places
The mayor didn’t stand in the way of recent City Council legislation, but expressed concerns
This loops the building in with the Market for 10 months, giving the city longer to think about a solution.
Complete with a Katy Perry stamp of approval