Stories tagged: historic preservation
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019
The Spokane City Council signed off on the new historic district overlay zone for Browne’s Addition.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019
Browne’s Addition voters have approved a historic designation for their neighborhood.
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019
Commission says former YWCA adjacent to Spokane Falls is historic, approves demolition to make way for towers
Removal of the complex – a collection including what remains of a 127-year-old brewery and YWCA structures 1965 – was in doubt after a hold was placed on the demolition …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
Architect Warren Heylman will be honored at Spokane Preservation Advocates’ Historic Preservation Awards
Spokane Preservation Advocates is honoring prominent architect Warren Heylman with a legacy award next week at its fifth annual historic preservation awards ceremony.
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018
Two historic buildings eligible for protection are being demolished in downtown Spokane and will be replaced by a parking lot for a large auto dealer.
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018
Browne’s Addition poised to seek historic property protection after Spokane City Council passes new laws
The Spokane City Council voted 6 to 1 Monday night to allow residents to band together to require extra review of any planned development replacing historically significant buildings. Residents of …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018
The proposal would allow neighbors to band together to form local historic preservation districts. Any development within those districts would require extra scruting before demolition or building could occur. City …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
With Terrain, Jensen-Byrd opens to the public next month. But the building’s future remains in limbo.
Spokane’s nonprofit arts organization Terrain is planning to hold its 10th annual exhibition in a place that has been used mostly for storage for more than a decade, the Jensen-Byrd …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017
Franklin Park Elementary School has been accepted to the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Interior Department
UPDATED: Mon., June 12, 2017
Wonder Bread bakery building goes on historic register
Wed., May 10, 2017
The fine historic buildings that ring Corbin Park are loaded with architectural details that preservationists have turned into a fun game with prizes
Wed., March 8, 2017
Franklin Elementary School will undergo renovation and new construction starting in June. The effort involves historic preservation of the original 1909 building.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017
Old House Workshop to study walls inside and out
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017
A Seattle developer is turning old Cheney High School into student housing while retaining major parts of the historic building.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017
From draperies to wallcovering, the textiles inside the historic Campbell House are getting an expert analysis for long-term preservation.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016
Three vintage homes are slated for demolition on West Ninth Avenue right behind Huckleberry’s market.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016
Browne’s Addition residents want to protect the historic neighborhood from being overrun by redevelopment.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016
The Manito United Methodist Church on South Grand Boulevard has an intriguing past
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016
Developer Rob Brewster returns to Spokane to take on the redevelopment of the 1902 McKinley School in East Spokane.
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016
Spokane couple says that living in a historic home for 40 years makes preserving it a priority
Wed., July 6, 2016
Yellowstone National Park has been awarded a $250,000 grant to make repairs to historic stonework at one of 10 sites overlooking the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
Wed., June 1, 2016
The Love House, a quintessential Craftsman bungalow on the South Hill, seems to rise from the earth.
Wed., May 11, 2016
The Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens will be the site of a talk on English gardens and a tea service.
Wed., May 4, 2016
An architectural scavenger hunt tests your knowledge of historic building features in Spokane
Sat., April 30, 2016
This year’s Mother’s Day tour includes two homes, but what a view
Wed., April 13, 2016
The historic Hillyard Branch Library has been preserved and converted into a neighborhood sports bar with barber shop
Wed., March 9, 2016
Finch Elementary School was voted onto the Spokane Register of Historic Places on Monday by the City Council.
Wed., March 9, 2016
Spokane County seeks to inventory all rock homes.
Wed., March 9, 2016
Manito Park and Boulevard are now officially part of the National Register of Historic Places
Sun., Feb. 7, 2016
Henry Pierce turned the crank on the old Victrola and moved the needle. The air of the cold living room filled with the 1926 jazz song “Baby Face, Foxtrot” by …