The City of Redmond established a historic preservation program in 2000. The program includes:
- Historic resources policies in the Comprehensive Plan related to preservation, survey and evaluation, landmark nomination, and implementation measures for the program
- Regulations and a permit process to aid in the preservation and restoration of City of Redmond Historic Landmarks
- Designation of 16 properties as historic landmarks on the Redmond Heritage Resource Register
- The Redmond Landmark Commission to review and make recommendations on Certificates of Appropriateness for changes to designated landmark properties
- The Heritage Restoration and Preservation Grant Program and opportunities for regional, state, and federal incentives
Learn about the awards and recognition received by the City's historic preservation program and plans.
The Redmond Heritage Resource Register includes 16 properties designated by the City Council as City or community landmarks.
Cultural resources can be defined as physical evidence or place of past human activity. Browse information about the City of Redmond's cultural resources and related management plan.
The City of Redmond Heritage Grant Program provides funds in support of preservation and restoration of historic properties including the 16 landmark properties located throughout the City.
The southern portion of the Salish Sea (Puget Sound) has historically been occupied by independent but related groups including the Duwamish, Muckleshoot, Nisqually, Puyallup, Shohamish, Smulkamish, Skokomish, Skopamish, Skykomish, Snohomish, Snoqualmie, Stkamish and Suquamish (Haberlin and Gunther 1930; Kopperl et al. 2016; Suttles and Lane 1990). Collectively, these groups are identified by their shared language Lushootseed.