October 3, 2017

I. Advocacy for Preservation

A. Purpose

This document establishes what the Capitol Hill Historical Society (CHHS) should advocate for, and what the standards and guidelines for that advocacy should be. This document adopts many existing municipal and national standards a...

YouTube: A video tour of Seattle in 1894 (with buildings) Courtesy Lorn Fant.


At CHHS, we love seeing new faces and hearing their origin stories and special interests. We're all in this together! At society meetings, people may bring in special artifacts or updates on...

October 3, 2017

Seattle’s City Council in Volunteer Park meeting with City Engineer R.H. Thomson (May 1990 source: Seattle Municipal Archives)

After a short break these summer months, we've reduced the number of meetings we're holding as a group, but we've been hard at work formalizing...

October 3, 2017

The Colman Automotive Building entered the National Parks Service's National Register of Historic Places very recently -- in 2013. It is not currently a City of Seattle Landmark, but the national listing is good enough for it to make our Landmarks Profile roundup.

The t...

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