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Historic Preservation

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The City of Wenatchee is proud of the many historic homes and commercial buildings that have been restored and maintained to state and national historic preservation standards. The largest concentrations of historic properties are located within the Grandview Historic District (Wenatchee's Register of Historic Places), a residential area west of downtown and the Downtown Wenatchee Historic District (National Register of Historic Places) with almost 100 properties within the area bound by North First and Kittitas Streets and by Columbia and Mission Streets. Here is the full listing of the City's Register of Historic Properties.  

historic buildingThe city is a Certified Local Government (CLG), a National Parks service program administered by the Washington State's Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP). As a CLG, the City of Wenatchee is responsible for maintaining a historic preservation commission, surveying local historic properties, enforcing state or local preservation laws, reviewing National Register Nominations, and providing for public participation in historic preservation activities. Some of the benefits are CLGs may apply for special grants and may offer Special Tax Valuation to locally listed properties and those contributing properties to local or national historic districts.

The City of Wenatchee’s Historic Preservation Board is comprised volunteers and serves in an advisory capacity to the Wenatchee City Council and the Community and Economic Development Department. The Historic Preservation Board reviews all properties for placement or removal on the Wenatchee and National Register of Historic Places and makes recommendations to the City Council for final approval. It also reviews all changes to properties listed on the local register and/or located in the Grandview Historic District prior to permit issuance.

2020 Historic Preservation Board Members: 

  • Jon Campbell (Chair)
  • Bob Culp 
  • Mark Seman    
  • Wendy Priest 
  • Darlene Baker
  • Stacie de Mestre (Vice Chair)
  • Glenda Travis

CURRENT APPLICATIONS:  N/A

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at Wenatchee City Hall Council Chambers.   Meeting agendas and minutes are posted.  Please refer to the City Calendar. Board members tour properties and meet with City of Wenatchee property owners on a regular basis.  If you have specific comments and would like to address the Board at their regular meeting, please contact Stephen Neuenschwander, Planning Manager, at sneuenschwander@wenatcheewa.gov.

For additional information, please contact the Planning Department at (509) 888-3200.   

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Historic Preservation Board Meeting

  • Date: 06/03/2020 5:30 PM  
  • Location: Online video conference (GoToMeeting) - information below

 

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The meeting and public hearings will be conducted by GoToMeeting video-conference. Members of the public wishing to attend the scheduled public hearing and/or offer testimony, may do so in writing at any time prior to the hearing date and may also participate by video-conference and offer testimony at the hearing. Participants will need a computer, smart phone or tablet to access the hearing.

Please use the information below to access the public hearing on June 3 at 5:30pm:

Historic Preservation Board - June 3, 2020
Wed, Jun 3, 2020 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (PDT)

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/713931053

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212

Access Code: 713-931-053

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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Mayor’s office at (509) 888-6204 (TTY 711). Notification 72 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the meeting (28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title 1.)

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