Guests enjoyed dinner, entertainment, and an auction at the Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda)’s 2017 annual fundraiser on Oct. 6. Held in the Panoramic Room of Pacific Tower, the fundraiser provides critical support for SCIDpda and its programs, which include senior services (Legacy House), community economic development (IDEA Space), property management […]
URMs workshop for local property owners
The Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation & Development Authority (SCIDpda) presented the results of its pilot project around unreinforced masonry buildings (URMs) and the Rental Registration and Inspection Ordinance (RRIO) on June 29 at IDEA space. URMs are buildings typically built prior to 1940. At the workshop, participants got an overview of SCIDpda’s project results, […]
Fun at Little Saigon Festival
The annual Little Saigon Festival in the International District was filled with food, fun, and its popular annual pho-eating contest. Held Aug. 22, visitors were treated to food specials, informational booths, traditional dances and performances (including a performances from popular Quoc Thien and Son Tuyen), and pho-eating gluttony. Daniel Bello was award the prize of […]
ID Buddhist temple engulfed in flames as scared residents lose their homes
Around 12:06 a.m. on July 8, a fire woke up and scared residents in a century-old, mixed-used building at 1007 S. Weller St.