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Landmarks Preservation Board approves nomination of Licton Springs Park for landmark status

As mentioned earlier this year, Licton Springs Park was nominated as a historic site. A copy of the nomination is posted on Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website here.

On October 16, 2019 the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board approved the designation of Licton Springs Park as an official historic site with final approval expected in early 2020. LoveLicton and the Licton Springs Community Council were pleased to support the proposal and congratulate the First People of the Pacific Northwest and Urban Native Education Alliance.

This approval marks Seattle's first Indigenous landmark. You can read more about the park and the history in the Crosscut article from Oct 29th.

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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Licton Springs Park for landmark status

Seattleā€™s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Licton Springs Park (9536 Ashworth Avenue North) on Wednesday, September 4 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments regarding the nomination. Written comments are also accepted and should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following mailing address by 3:00 p.m. on September 3:
Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649

A copy of the Landmark Nomination is available for public review at the Northgate Branch Library, 10548 Fifth Avenue NE, and the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods office in Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Avenue, 4th Floor (206-684-0228). The nomination is also posted on Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website here.

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