Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider giving the Elephant Car Wash sign landmark status at an upcoming meeting. The sign was previously located at Sixth and Battery in Seattle. The public is invited to attend the Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board meeting at 3:30 p.m. July 6 at the Boards & Commissions Room – L280 – at Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave. The meeting can also be accessed using the WebEx link or telephone call-in line provided in the agenda that will be posted to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website,, one week before the meeting.

The public is invited comment regarding the nomination during the meeting. Online sign up will begin two hours before the meeting’s start and will end at the beginning of the meeting. People who wish to speak may do so using the call-in number, the WebEx link or in person.

Written comments are also accepted and should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board by 3:30 p.m. July 5. Written comments can be submitted:

Via email:   
Via US Mail: Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, PO Box 94649, Seattle WA 98124-4649

A copy of the Landmark Nomination is posted on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website under the heading of “Current Nominations.”

A landmark nomination provides a physical description of the building, object or site, and information on its history, current and historic photos, site plans, maps, drawings and more. To learn about the nomination and designation process, visit the Department of Neighborhoods webpage.