Seattle's Sustainability Strategies

The National Trust Main Street Center profiles community sustainability strategies from Seattle and other Washington State communities.

Sustainability isn't a buzzword. It's smart growth. It's innovation. It's transit-oriented development, community engagement, "green" design principles, and historic preservation. Seattle, Washington, is a veteran city working toward a sustainable future. Named America's most livable large city, Seattle, employs a variety of sustainability strategies for creating a high quality of life. Find out what the city and nearby Washington Main Street districts have been doing to make historic preservation, revitalization, and civic involvement important keys to building sustainable communities.

Thanks to Luke VanBelleghem

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