Save the Date!
We're excited to announce that RevitalizeWA will be held in Vancouver, Washington, on October 4-6, 2023. Our annual conference allows preservationists, planners, downtown development professionals, and anyone who cares about place to dive deep into creative ideas, build their network, and inspire new solutions.Learn More
Pints for Preservation
Join us for Gratituesday at the Reuben’s Brews Taproom in Seattle on Tuesday, February 7, to say cheers to a great year of saving the places that matter in Washington State. We'll also have supplies on hand to craft Valentine's cards to send to your favorite historic places.More Info
Grant Program Update
2023 Sivinski Fund Grant Recipients
At our annual holiday benefit in December, we announced the 2023 recipients of our Valerie Sivinski Fund grant program, which provides grants of up to $2,000 to organizations and community groups engaged in historic preservation around our state.Learn More
Maritime Washington National Heritage Area
Management Plan Approved!
We're thrilled to share that the Management Plan for the Maritime Washington National Heritage Area was approved by the Department of the Interior earlier this month! This approval represents the culmination of over a decade of hard work and significant collaboration between hundreds of individuals, organizations, governments, and Tribes along our state’s saltwater shoreline.Learn More
Most Endangered Places
Old Parkland School
The Old Parkland School in unincorporated Tacoma, Pierce County, is the newest addition to our Most Endangered Places list. Owner Pacific Lutheran University is providing the Parkland community up to 12 months to develop a viable preservation plan and purchase the $2.85 million property. Visit our listing page for the school to support the cause or for more info.Learn More
The Resiliency of Main Street Businesses
We’re proud to share a new study focused on the resiliency of Washington Main Street businesses, showing how they fared during the pandemic compared to businesses in similar districts without a Main Street organization. Download the full report or view highlights from the study at the link below.Learn More