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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

4Culture to Expand Offerings for Historic Preservation

4Culture to Expand Offerings for Historic Preservation

A heads-up for 2013

There are big changes coming for the smallest of 4Culture’s four program areas. Next year for the very first time, we’ll open up two of our oldest funding opportunities – Special Projects and Sustained Support – ... Read more

Fostering Community through Preservation

Fostering Community through Preservation

Announcing 4Culture’s 2012 Landmark Challenge Grant Recipients

Standing squarely within Seattle’s Chinatown / International Special Review District is Chong Wa Hall, a distinctive two-story building that has served the city’s Chinese community for nearly 100 years. The Chong Wa Benevolent ... Read more

Looking for Funding for Rehab/Repair?

Looking for Funding for Rehab/Repair?

Landmark Challenge Grants Applications Now Open

4Culture is pleased to offer another round of funding for stewardship of historic properties all around King County, including those within the City of Seattle, through our Landmark Challenge Grants program. This program funds ... Read more

Breakfast at the Panama Hotel

Breakfast at the Panama Hotel

Property Owners gather to Learn about Preservation Incentives

Last week at the Panama Hotel, the owners of some 15 historic buildings gathered at a breakfast workshop sponsored by the Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda), to hear ... Read more

Summer Deadline for Challenge Grants

Summer Deadline for Challenge Grants

Calling All Landmark Owners

Have you got substantial rehab plans for a designated Landmark property, here in Seattle or elsewhere in King County? Consider applying to 4Culture’s upcoming Landmark Challenge Grants Program for historic preservation support.

The deadline to apply ... Read more

Peering Through the Prism Hole No More

Peering Through the Prism Hole No More

News from a Landmark Challenge Grant recipient

Last year, the Alliance for Pioneer Square was awarded funding through 4Culture’s Landmark Challenge Grant program to develop an action plan for Pioneer Square’s unique areaway prisms. The project was envisioned as a ... Read more

Employment: Restoration Technician

The Northwest Railway Museum has an immediate opening for a restoration technician to work on the 1898-built chapel car Messenger of Peace. More information about the car is on the web at www.messengerofpeace.org. The successful applicant must have carpentry and ... Read more

preserving seattle's international district

preserving seattle’s international district

4Culture is excited to announce three preservation projects in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District (I.D.) that will be happening over the next couple of months. All three sites are significant for their association with Japanese & Chinese immigration to the United States ... Read more

challenge grants boost the economy through preservation

4Culture is pleased to announce the recipients of Landmark Challenge Grants for 2011.  This year, the program will provide support totaling $142,500 for ten landmark properties in King County.  Projects include planning, design, engineering, and/or labor and materials for rehabilitation ... Read more

reminder: preservation funding opportunity

4Culture’s 2011 Landmark Challenge Grants deadline is July 13. This program provides support for “bricks and mortar” projects for landmarks in King County, Washington. Visit the program’s homepage to review the guidelines and access the online application. Questions? Contact program ... Read more

funding available for local landmarks

The 2011 Landmark Challenge Grants (LCG) guidelines and applications are AVAILABLE online. This program provides support for “bricks and mortar” projects involving buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts that have been officially designated as landmarks in any and every community ... Read more