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.

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Auto Row.   Story by Karen Dorn Steele, SPA Advocacy Chair  Two downtown brick buildings that first served as auto showrooms in the early 20th century are historically significant and shouldn’t be demolished, Spokane’s Historic Landmarks Commission has agreed. Despite...