The Seattle City Council voted to temporarily expand the Pike Place Market Historic District to include the endangered Showbox, in effect adding protections for its use. Your support is needed to urge the Mayor to sign this legislation.
This historic theatre has been sold to developers, who planned to replace it with a 42-story apartment tower. Efforts are underway to request City of Seattle Landmark status for the Showbox at the Market.
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What you can do to help:
Contact Mayor Durkan to urge her to sign the Council’s legislation:
Mayor Durkan – Phone: (206) 684-4000 Email: email@example.com
Continue to support the landmark nomination process by periodically visiting the article on the Historic Seattle website and following their suggestions under ‘What You Can Do Now’.
Sign the Change.org petition at