Tolliver Temple Church of God in Christ to be considered for Seattle landmark designation in May

SEATTLE — The Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the Tolliver Temple Church of God in Christ in May, announced the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods in a release on Wednesday.

The church, formerly Sephardic Bikur Holim, was nominated to be a protected Seattle landmark last July.

The church is located in the Central District at 1915 East Fir Street.

The Seattle Department of Neighborhood’s website says that it has designated more than 400 individual sites, buildings, vehicles, vessels, and street clocks as landmarks subject to protection by city ordinance since 1973.

The meeting for the church will be held on May 17 at 3:30 p.m. Members of the public can attend the meeting in person at the Boards and Commissions Room (L2-80) of Seattle City Hall at 600 4th Avenue.

The meeting can also be accessed virtually using a link that will be posted in the agenda on the Seatle Department of Neighborhoods website around one week before the meeting.

The public is also invited to participate in the meeting and comment about the church’s nomination.

To sign up to speak to the Landmarks Preservation Board for up to two minutes, go here.

The online sign-up will start two hours before the 3:30 p.m. meeting start time and will end at the start of the meeting.

Those who would like to speak can do so in person or virtually.

Written comments are also accepted and must be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board no later than 3:30 p.m. on May 16. Written comments can be submitted via email at erin.doherty@seattle.gov or by mail to Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, PO Box 94649, Seattle, WA 98124-4649.

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