History

Timeline of Point Hudson and the NWMC


1855

Point No Point Treaty signed

1962

Port executes 40-year lease with Rowley Company

1977

First Wooden Boat Festival

1985

Point Hudson Conference Center Study (City-sponsored)

1989

Point Hudson Seaport Proposal

1990

Midnight Moratorium on Shoreline Development (June)

1992

Point Hudson Advisory Committee established (3 planning phases)

1993

Wooden Boat Foundation moves into Cupola House

1994

Point Hudson Master Plan adopted by City

1995

SMP amendments for Point Hudson adopted

1997

Wooden Boat Foundation proposes Northwest Maritime Center at Fleet Marine

1998

Northwest Maritime Center re-establishes nonprofit to “develop a Maritime Center at Point Hudson”

1999

Maritime Heritage Corridor proposed (endorsed by Port; no formal action taken)

2000

Northwest Maritime Center acquires Thomas oil property

2002

Rowley Company lease ends; Point Hudson reverts to Port management

2003

Port adopts Comprehensive Scheme

2004

City sponsors Point Hudson Study (RRM Design Group)

2007

City adopts revised Shoreline Master Program

2008

Northwest Maritime Center construction completed. Center opens.

2010

Port adopts Strategic Plan (2010-2015)