Seattle Municipal Archives Guide

ID: 4650-02

Record Group: Nick Licata

Record Series: Nick Licata Subject Files
1979 -2015
81.6 cubic feet (204 boxes) 23,554 digital files (6.31 GB)

Correspondence, memoranda, staff reports, and notes regarding issues of note during Licata's 18-year tenure on City C ouncil. Primary issue areas include civil rights, parks and recreation, transportation, cultural events and resources, a nd social welfare concerns. Transportation-related topics in the records include the monorail, the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement , Sound Transit light rail planning, pedestrian safety, and streetcars. Other records in the series cover planning for t he downtown library, the civic center campus, South Lake Union development, and sports stadiums. Major parks issues include Sand Poi nt/Magnuson Park, the arboretum, Woodland Park Zoo, Discovery Park, Seattle Aquarium, and off-leash dog areas. The city' s police reform efforts are addressed in detail within the records, as are marijuana legalization, affordable housing, homelessne ss, paid sick leave, and minimum wage legislation. Other topics covered include nightlife regulation, Pike Place Market, labor issues, the teen dance ordinance, City Light, and the 1999 World Trade Organization meeting and protests in Seattle.

Seattle Municipal Archives

Finding Aids:
Folder List
EAD Guide to the Subject Files 1993-2001

Personal Name Subjects:
Licata, Nick

Corporate Name Subjects:
Seattle (Wash.). City Council.

Topical Subjects:
Monorail System
World Trade Organization
Pike Place Market
KeyArena (Seattle, Wash.)
Seattle Center
Monorail railroads -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
Transportation -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
Pike Place Market (Seattle, Wash.)
Parks -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
Civil rights -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
Arts -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
Homelessness -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
Arts and Humanities
Alaskan Way Viaduct (Seattle, Wash.)
Light Rail Transit
Pedestrians -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
Streetcar lines -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
Public libraries -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
Stadiums -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
Warren G. Magnuson Park (Seattle, Wash.)
Washington Park Arboretum
Woodland Park Zoo
Zoos -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
Discovery Park (Seattle, Wash.)
Aquariums -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
Parks for dogs -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
Police -- Washington (State)

Geographical Subjects:
Seattle (Wash.)
South Lake Union (Seattle, Wash.)