By Marie Wong Northwest Asian Weekly In late June 2015, King County 4Culture awarded a special project grant to the Kong Yick Investment Company. The funding will produce a planning and restoration study for the West Kong Yick landmark building. It is a first and critical step for rehabilitation. The 4Culture grant is supported by […]
Despite controversy, Filipino Community of Seattle Village project marches on
By James Tabafunda NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY When Seattle’s Filipino Community Center (FCC) re-opened after a $3 million<!–more–> renovation in 2008, then-governor Chris Gregoire said, “This center, and others like it, are at the heart of our ethnic communities. They provide a physical, social, and cultural venue for learning, recreation, networking, and social change.” Located between […]
Preserving the historic Louisa Hotel
By John Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Approximately 40 people from the public and the International District business community met in the Bush Hotel on
Louisa Hotel community meeting
The community is invited to learn and comment about the redevelopment of the historic Louisa Hotel, located on South King Street between 7th Ave South and Maynard Ave South.
Spring rolls in at Wing Luke
“Celebrating Community Partners” was the theme of the sixth annual Spring Roll auction and celebration at the Wing Luke Museum on May 30. Since the event, $63,000 has been raised for Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority’s community development programs. More is expected as attendees submit matching fund requests to their employers. (end)
SCIDpda hosts annual ID Spring Roll
The Seattle Chinatown–International District Public Development Authority hosted their annual ID Spring Roll fundraising event on April 25, raising funds for their programs, including senior services and affordable housing, and honoring community leaders.