Cobblestone — May 2017

Huzzah! Landmarks Preservation Committee

by Michael Herschensohn

The hard work of our society’s Landmarks Preservation Committee is exceptional among the historical organizations of Seattle. Only Historic Seattle with two paid preservation advocates comes even close to defending the historic fabric of our city the way your committee does. Not only does it prepare landmark nominations such as the one completed last year for the Power Control Center at 157 Roy Street, it attends every meeting of the city’s Landmarks Preservation Board where a Queen Anne landmark is considered and actively takes appropriate positions on the nomination, designation or alteration of our historic structures (such as the Bleitz Funeral Home above)…

(the rest of the article may be found in the May Cobblestone–below)

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