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Views of Ballard

Here’s just one view on the day of our Classic Homes Tour 2013. Two guests in a landscaped yard are reading the home histories contained in their tour brochures, either before or after viewing the inside of a home. Homeowners … Continue reading

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Great Day for Ballard

History lovers from near (as in Ballard) and far (as in Phoenix and Texas) enjoyed the 2013 Ballard Historical Society tour on Sunday, June 23. Visitors respectfully removed their shoes, then wandered through the rooms to admire the details in … Continue reading

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Advance Tickets Available through Saturday 6/22

The much-awaited Ballard Classic Home Tour is Sunday, June 23! Purchase tickets one of three ways: On Sunday: Buy at Tour Headquarters beginning at 9:30 a.m. Location: 3003 N.W. 66th Street, Ballard. (The tour lasts until 4:00 p.m., but be … Continue reading

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Building Renovation Fair

On Saturday, April 13, 2013, you can dream and plan among the exhibits and demonstrations at the Building Renovation Fair, sponsored by Historic Seattle. Historic Seattle says the show is different from most home shows in that “we focus specifically … Continue reading

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Ballard Carnegie Library Designated Seattle City Landmark

Teamwork has paid off. On Wednesday, the Landmark Preservation Board voted the Ballard Carnegie Library a Seattle landmark. Larry Johnson of Johnson Partnership, Eugenia Woo of Historic Seattle and BHS trustees played important parts in this designation. Special thanks to … Continue reading

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Summer Tours

First Hill and Tukwila will offer historical tours this summer. If you’re out and about, plan a stop to learn more about the architecture and local histories of these areas. The First Hill neighborhood of Seattle was home to private … Continue reading

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