Historic Seattle: Historic Window Restoration

This is a hands-on workshop for homeowners, DIY enthusiasts, woodworkers, handy people, or anyone who would like to learn a new skill. Experts from Bear Wood Windows will demonstrate maintenance and repair techniques during a half-day version of 2017’s workshop.

Topics to be covered include when restoration is viable, what tools to use, how to stay safe, and the goals of Bear Wood Windows as a company. Bear Wood Windows is an industry leader in window replacements designed to maintain the historical and architectural authenticity of both residential and commercial buildings.

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Historic Seattle: Researching Historic Properties

Sound research provides the foundation for Historic Seattle’s advocacy efforts. Knowing how to research historic properties is a multi-layered journey. Learn the ins and outs of historical research and the many locations where you can find information, such as local archives/libraries and through online resources.

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Historic Seattle: How to Craft a Landmark Nomination

Learn from experts, including City of Seattle Landmarks staff, about how to protect historic places and honor your neighborhood’s heritage through landmark nominations. You’ll learn the nuts and bolts of preparing a landmark nomination and gain a deeper understanding of the designation process and how it can be used as an advocacy tool.

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