Three buildings on one block in the South Lake Union area are threatened with demolition by a proposed mixed-use (residential and retail) development on 8th Ave N between Thomas and John Streets, just north of Denny Park. Two of the buildings (215 8th Ave N and 777 Thomas St) were nominated by the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board (LPB) in December 2012 and January 2013, respectively. The two properties are being considered for designation by the LPB at its February 6, 2013 meeting. Both nominations were submitted to the LPB as part of the SEPA (State Environmental Policy Act) process, triggered by the development proposal. The City did not require the developer to submit a nomination for the third building at 223 8th Ave N, although we believe the building is also eligible for landmark listing.

Historic Seattle supports the designation of both properties and urge you to do the sameā€¦

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