Events in August–October 2018
- - Historic Seattle: Grassroots Preservation Advocacy Celebration
Historic Seattle: Grassroots Preservation Advocacy Celebration
Across Seattle, neighborhood groups are working to save the places they love. Whether you’re interested in preservation advocacy or already active in it, this event is for you.
The program will include one hour of presentations. First, Cynthia Brothers of Vanishing Seattle will speak about her efforts documenting displaced and disappearing places, communities, and cultures of Seattle. Next, a selection of neighborhood groups including Friends of Historic Belltown and Historic Wallingford... and QAHS of course, will share stories of preservation successes and challenges.
Stay for informal networking time with representatives from neighborhood groups and individuals after the program. Light refreshments will be served.
Cost: Free! Advance registration appreciated.
- - Seattle Center Tour & Film
Seattle Center Tour & Film
Organized by Maureen Elenga, author of Seattle Architecture: A Walking Guide to Downtown and QAHS board member. The meeting will include a showing of Structural Engineers of the 1962 Seattle World's Fair and a Seattle Center tour.
On May 30, 2012, the Structural Engineers Foundation of Washington assembled and recorded structural engineers who describe their engagement in and observations of creation of the structures defining Seattle as a city of innovation, and now integral to Seattle Center.
More details to come.