Surveys & Tours

Edmonds Historic Sites Walking Tour (333KB ARgif2) — a walking tour of historic sites in downtown Edmonds.

Preservation Guide (151KB ARgif2) — a guide to historic preservation in Edmonds, with information on Edmonds' "living history", the historic register, and photographs of Edmonds' historic legacy.

Find other enjoyable Edmonds walking tours here.



2004 Survey of Historic Places - A survey of historic sites in the downtown area was completed in 2004-2005; the survey identified sites that have historical value and are potentially eligible for listing in the Edmonds Register of Historic Places. A copy of the survey can be downloaded here (3 MB ARgif2). Also available are a map (234 KB ARgif2) and simple list of the sites surveyed. The survey included 83 sites.

2011 Reconnaissance Survey of Historic Places - This survey expanded on the earlier 2004 survey by adding more downtown sites and expanding the surveyed area to other parts of the city. A total of 122 sites were included in the survey. A copy of the survey report can be downloaded here (6.2MB ARgif2), along with a map (373 KB ARgif2) of the sites surveyed.

Register of Historic Places - The Edmonds Historic Preservation Commission maintains the Edmonds Register of Historic Places, listing sites that have been formally "designated" as historic places in Edmonds. There are a number of potential benefits available to properties listed on the Edmonds Register of Historic Places. Check here for a summary of these benefits, and how you can get your property listed on the Edmonds Register.

HPC News

The latest issue of "The Preservationist" has been published and is available here.


NewsRelPic2015Calendar2The new Historic Edmonds Calendar for 2016 will be published by Thanksgiving. Once again, it will be FREE. (Pictured here is the cover from the 2015 calendar, a collage by Andy Eccleshall.)

HPC Information

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Contact Information:

Edmonds Historic Preservation Commission 
c/o Edmonds Planning Division 
121 5th Ave N 
Edmonds WA 98020

Hours: M,T,Th,F: 8am to 4:30pm; W: 8am to Noon - Phone Switchboard open from Noon to 4:30 p.m.



Meeting Information:

The commission meets at 5:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the City Council Chambers, 250 5th Ave N. (Meetings are subject to change.)

Meeting agendas

Meeting minutes



  • Emily Scott (Chair)
  • Larry Vogel (Vice Chair)
  • Chris Deiner-Karr
  • Eric Livingston
  • Tim Raetzloff
  • Stephen Waite
  • Sandra Allbery (Historic Society)
  • David Teitzel (Council)

City Staff:

  • Rob Chave
  • Diane Cunningham