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Historic Preservation in Bellingham

Lettered Streets BungalowsHistoric Resource Survey and Inventory

Grant monies were used to complete this project on a few of Bellingham's older neighborhoods, and in some instances to nominate a specific district to the National Register of Historic Places.

Historic FirehouseLocal Register & Historic Preservation

The Local Historic Preservation Ordinance (BMC 17.90) identifies improvements, objects, features & sites, that reflect special elements of Bellingham's architectural, cultural, archeological, aesthetic and historical heritage.  

Mt. Baker TheaterNational Register of Historic Places

The City of Bellingham currently has historic buildings, historic districts and thematic nominations featured on the National Register. 

Historic Tours

Take a photographic trip through time and see how Bellingham has changed.

Downtown Bellingham Historic District

Check out the upcoming historic preservation projects and events occuring in the City of Bellingham


Financial and Other Incentives

The City of Bellingham encourages preservation and adaptive reuse of historic buildings and offers assistance to help property owners accomplish these goals. 

Highway 99Historic Highway 99

This virtual tour detail the architecture and route of Bellingham's former Highway 99. 

Additional Websites and Resources

There are many websites and resources that will assist you in your historic preservation adventure.
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