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Record No: CB 119748    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119748
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 3/2/2020
Ordinance No: Ord 126051
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to historic preservation; imposing controls upon the Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Exchange, a landmark designated by the Landmarks Preservation Board under Chapter 25.12 of the Seattle Municipal Code, and adding it to the Table of Historical Landmarks contained in Chapter 25.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code.
Sponsors: Dan Strauss
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Ex A – Vicinity Map of ST&T Exchange, 3. Landmarks Preservation Board Report, 4. Photos, 5. Presentation, 6. Signed Ordinance 126051, 7. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to historic preservation; imposing controls upon the Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Exchange, a landmark designated by the Landmarks Preservation Board under Chapter 25.12 of the Seattle Municipal Code, and adding it to the Table of Historical Landmarks contained in Chapter 25.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code.
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WHEREAS, the Landmarks Preservation Ordinance, Chapter 25.12 of the Seattle Municipal Code (SMC), establishes a procedure for the designation and preservation of sites, improvements, and objects having historical, cultural, architectural, engineering, or geographic significance; and
WHEREAS, the Landmarks Preservation Board ("Board"), after a public meeting on April 17, 2019, voted to approve the nomination of the improvement located at 1608 4th Avenue West and the site on which the improvement is located (which are collectively referred to as the "Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Exchange") for designation as a landmark under SMC Chapter 25.12; and
WHEREAS, after a public meeting on June 5, 2019, the Board voted to approve the designation of the Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Exchange under SMC Chapter 25.12; and
WHEREAS, on October 16, 2019, the Board and the Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Exchange's owner agreed to controls and incentives to be applied to specific features or characteristics of the designated landmark; and
WHEREAS, the Board recommends that the City Council enact a designating ordinance approving the controls and incentives; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Designation. Under Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) 25.12.660, the designation by the Landmarks Preservation Board ("Board") of the improvement located at 1608 4th Avenue West and the site on which the improvement is located (which are collectively referred to as the "Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Exchange") is acknowledged.
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