About SPA

Spokane Preservation Advocates was formed in 1997 by a group of local historic preservation advocates, who believed in the value of preservation and its role in enhancing Spokane’s quality of life. These preservation pioneers saw the need for a new organization in Spokane to supplement the work of existing preservation-related groups while also providing a strong advocacy voice for preservation issues. From the very beginning, SPA has been inclusive, open to all.

What's New


Our June Doing-It Project was the removal of inappropriate aluminum siding from the historic Bellinger Mansion (the former Clare Center). Hosted by owners Pam and Steven Gray, the hardworking volunteers removed most of the aluminum siding revealing the beautiful...