Mayor Murray seeks historian for Landmark Preservation Board

Mayor Ed Murray is looking for an historian to serve on the Landmark Preservation Board.

The 12-member Landmark Preservation Board makes recommendations to the Seattle City Council for landmark designation and reviews all proposed physical alterations to designated features of landmark properties.

The Board comprises of two architects, two historians, one structural engineer, one representative each from the fields of real estate and finance, one member from the City Planning Commission, a Get Engaged member (a position for adults ages 18-29), and three members at-large. All appointments are made by the Mayor and are subject to City Council confirmation.

Board meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 3:30 p.m. The Architect and Historian board members also serves on the Board’s Architectural Review Committee (ARC). In general, Board members must commit approximately 10 hours per month to Landmark Board business.

Interested applicants must be Seattle residents, and Board members serve without compensation.

Those interested in being considered should send a letter of interest and resume by Monday, August 8. Electronic submissions are preferred, if possible.

Contact Erin.Doherty@seattle.gov (include Landmark Board application in subject line) or mail applications to:

Landmark Preservation Board Coordinator
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
P.O. Box 94649, Seattle, WA 98124-4649.

To find out more information, call (206) 684-0380.


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