Red Mill Totem House honored for preserving community landmark

The Red Mill Totem House in Ballard is being honored tonight by Historic Seattle, a group “dedicated to preserving Seattle and King County’s architectural legacy.” Red Mill is one of eight recipients of the Fourth Annual Preservation Awards, winning the Preserving Neighborhood Character Award for, “preserving a unique Ballard community landmark.”

The totem pole was restored last summer, and returned to the Totem House where it still stands

A picture of the totem pole in front what was then a souvenir shop in 1939.

The awards ceremony is tonight at the Wallingford Good Shepherd Center (4649 Sunnyside Ave N.) from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Click here for more info.

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