Celebration of Sand Point Aviation History – October 15th

Join Friends of Sand Point Magnuson Park on Sunday, October 15, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. for a celebration of Sand Point Aviation History. The day will include model exhibits, storytelling, paper aircraft building, an indoor flying demonstration and tours of the Historic District.

Sand Point Naval Air Station is Officially Seattle's Latest Historic District!

We reported last month that the Seattle Landmark Preservation Board had nominated the Sand Point Naval Air Station for Seattle’s latest historic district.  A designation that hasn’t been bestowed on another area of Seattle in more than 20 years!  Late last week, the Wedgwood View reported on a tweet from Sally Bagshaw that the Landmark Preservation board had officially voted to approve the new historic district; however, we could not find any additional information describing the outcome of the vote.  Now, the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has officially issued the news release confirming the vote (7-1 in favor) and describing Read More …

Sand Point Naval Station one step closer to Historic District status

Posting from Valarie Bunn, Wedgwood historian: On February 2, Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board nominated the former Naval Station at 7400 Sand Point Way to become a Historic District. The all-volunteer Landmarks Board serves under the auspices of the Department of Neighborhoods and heard the proposal by the Friends of NAS-Seattle Historic District, represented by Lynn Ferguson. The Historic District would include almost all of the buildings on the former naval base along Sand Point Way, and some of the shoreline areas adjacent to Warren G. Magnuson Park. The Historic District nomination is just the first step in the process. Exact Read More …