City of Seattle offices are closed Monday, January 16, honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leader of the modern American Civil Rights Movement.
On-street parking is free in Seattle on Monday, January 16.
Dr. King is widely regarded as America’s preeminent advocate of nonviolence and one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history.
In 1964, when Dr. King was 35 years of old, he won the Nobel Peace Prize becoming the youngest person ever to receive this highest of international awards. For more information on this great American’s life and his outstanding achievements, please visit the King Center website.