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Vets Restore welcomes the Rafn Company: Our newest Affiliate

Vets Restore welcomes the Rafn Company: Our newest Affiliate

Vets Restore partners are extremely proud to announce that the Rafn Company has joined our team as a Construction Industry Affiliate. A huge thank-you to Rafn for making this visible commitment to the returning veterans of King County.

“We are ... Read more

VETS RESTORE: Round Two

VETS RESTORE: Round Two

“Being part of the Vets Restore program last summer was fantastic. Not only was I learning a trade and working with my hands, but I was doing this with other veterans. Carpentry is a team sport, so a sense of ... Read more

Digging Deeper with Historic Seattle

Digging Deeper with Historic Seattle

Digging Deeper—Built Heritage Historic Research

In their 40th Anniversary year, Historic Seattle is proud to offer an outstanding 2014 educational program for lovers of buildings and heritage. Their Digging Deeper—Built Heritage Historic Research series invites you to explore primary research ... Read more

Vets Restore: Ceremony Honors First Group of Graduating Veterans

Vets Restore: Ceremony Honors First Group of Graduating Veterans

Three King County veterans have successfully completed Vets Restore, a pilot program that offers training, paid internships, and career guidance for veterans in the historic building preservation trades.

Graduates were honored at a ceremony and reception on September 17th at ... Read more

Vets Restore: Climbing to the Top

Vets Restore: Climbing to the Top

The first Vets Restore program is now in full swing, as the four veterans continue to attend an intensive summer preservation course at Seattle Central Community College Wood Technology Center. The internship component of Vets Restore is also underway. Every ... Read more

Vets Restore: Connecting Veterans to Career and Community

Vets Restore: Connecting Veterans to Career and Community

“Preservation carpentry is not simply a job, it’s a trade and a career,” said King County Executive Dow Constantine. “Furnished with the tools of the trade, these returning local vets will learn the craft of restoring our regional stock of ... Read more

VETS RESTORE Goes Live!

VETS RESTORE Goes Live!

Classes begin at the Wood Technology Center

Four King County-based veterans have just secured coveted spots in the first round of Vets Restore, a new initiative that offers training, mentoring, and job placement guidance for local veterans in preservation carpentry.... Read more

Vets Restore

Vets Restore

Connecting Veterans with Places back Home

4Culture is delighted to announce the launch of Vets Restore, an initiative that offers training, mentoring, and job placement guidance for returning vets in preservation carpentry.

About 1000 military men and women are returning ... Read more

Letter from the Director: New Support for Historic Preservation

Letter from the Director: New Support for Historic Preservation

“In the end, the character of a civilization is encased in its structures.” – Frank Gehry

4Culture’s offices are in Pioneer Square, one of the most heavily visited neighborhoods in Seattle by out-of-towners. To walk in the Square is to ... Read more

What's Up Next Fifty?

What’s Up Next Fifty?

Next Fifty celebrated its opening on April 21 at the Seattle Center with performances, exhibits and art installations. Events, symposia, and opportunities for participation will go on for the next six months as we communally celebrate the fifty year anniversary ... Read more

To Heritage, Next Fifty is Nifty

To Heritage, Next Fifty is Nifty

Fifty years to the day after the 1962 World’s Fair opened, The Next Fifty, the community-wide commemoration, will kick off a six-month golden anniversary observance with daylong activities at Seattle Center on Saturday, April 21. Over the past two ... Read more

annual bungalow fair

Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle, WA
Saturday & Sunday, September 24th – 25th, 10am – 4pm

Celebrating its 14th year, Historic Seattle’s annual Bungalow Fair is a weekend-long event that includes the exhibit and sale of antique and reproduction ... Read more