As in past years, the bulk of American neighborhoods, streets and public spaces honored by the American Planning Association (APA) are historic places. This year, Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhoods and Downtown Walla Walla were selected as Great Neighborhoods, Beacon Hill recognized for its rich diversity of cultures and urban vitality and Walla Walla for taking advantage of its historic downtown as a hub of the region’s booming wine industry. Read more here.
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- M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Supports Academy Campaign to Purchase the Historic Academy Building with $650,000 Challenge Grant
- Des Moines Historical Society Presents “Rail in the Northwest” Talk
- President Obama signs legislation to protect Green Mountain Lookout
- University of Oregon’s Don Peting to Receive George McMath HP Award
- Modern Resources Workshop to be held in Spokane and Everett
- City of Spokane Seeks Historic Preservation Officer
- Maritime Heritage Grants Offered
- Scholarship Opportunity for CLG Commissioners and Staff
- “The Life and Death of the Craftsman House” – Lecture in Spokane
- Historic Gillnet Boat Restoration
- Fundraiser for Master Stone Carver, Keith Phillips
- Call for Papers: Society of Architectural Historians Pacific Northwest Chapter
- Free Teacher Workshop in Seattle: March 26, 2014
- Bellingham Ranked as 8th Best Downtown in 2014
- Olympic Regional History Day Competition Extremely Short on Judges – Can you Help?