Center for Preservation and Adaptive Reuse

University of Washington


November 1, 2016

The Life and Death of UW Nuclear Reactor Building

While opposition from non-profit preservation organizations and some UW faculty (including those in the computer science and engineering department) over the demolition of the nuclear reactor building rose, the University took matters into their own hands and sued the City of Seattle as a means of establishing their independence from the city’s Landmark Preservation Ordinance…


August 16, 2016

An Interview with Architectural Historian Connie Gray

This summer, CPAR sat down with Connie Gray, Senior Architectural Historian of Confluence Environmental Company and one of the consultants on the Campus Survey Project being conducted at the University of Washington, to discuss her path in Preservation, Seattle’s changing urban fabric, and the campus-wide project. August 9, 2016 You’ve been working in cultural resource…


August 8, 2016

Mimi Sheridan speaks about the UW Campus Survey Project

This summer, CPAR spoke with Mimi Sheridan about her career in historic preservation as well as her current project conducting research and cataloging of historic buildings on the University of Washington Campus through the Campus Survey Project. July 21, 2016 Can you tell me a little about the campus survey project that you’re doing right now…


August 7, 2016

An Interview with Mimi Sheridan

This summer, CPAR spoke with Mimi Sheridan, Historic Preservation Consultant at Sheridan Consulting Group, to discuss her thirty years in historic preservation and current work on the UW Campus Survey Project.  July 21, 2016 Can you tell me about how you got started in preservation?  What drew you to the field and what exactly you do?…