City of Renton 1055 S Grady Way, Renton, WA98057 Renton City Hall is located in a seven-story building on South Grady Way and houses a multitude of city services…More including the Executive Department, the City Attorney, Community and Economic Development, Community Services, Finance and Information Technology, Fire and Emergency Services, Human Resources and Risk Management, Police Department and Public Works Department. Renton incorporated on September 6, 1901. In its early days, Renton's economy thrived on coal mining. Boeing took over as the economic driver in 1941 after the airplane manufacturer ramped up the production of B-29s for the war effort.
Renton History Museum 235 Mill Ave S, Renton, WA98057 Located near the heart of downtown, the Renton History Museum holds gems of the city's past. The museum's collection…More includes objects, photographs, archival materials, reference library and educational materials. The collection continues to grow, and the exhibits change on a regular basis with the help of museum staff and volunteers.
Renton Municipal Court 1055 S Grady Way, Renton, WA98057 Judge Terry Jurado of the Renton Municipal Court is authorized by Washington State statute to preside over a…More limited number of cases including criminal misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors, traffic infractions and other code violations that relate to the city of Renton. Small claims cases, civil cases, change of names or marriage licenses are not under the Municipal Court's jurisdiction. Visit the city website, http://rentonwa.gov, for more court resources including jury duty information, probation, to view legal forms and learn about court rule, among other court-related needs.
Veterans Memorial Park 3rd & Main St, Renton, WA98057 A piece of history in downtown Renton. Veterans Memorial Park, on the corner of 3rd and Main St. commemorates…More veterans who honorably served their country. The City of Renton contracted the design and sculpture for the park and it was built in May of 2000. Engraved plaques line the walls of five forest green granite walls which form a star shape around the bronze sculpture in the center. Granite tiles are still available to commemorate veterans.
Renton Municipal Arts Commission is a community organization that represents the artistic and cultural development of…More the city. The commission consists of 12 members appointed by the mayor and includes representatives from many fields, including architecture, art, music, literature and other cultural disciplines.
The organization offers an art grant program, as well as numerous events throughout the year, including public displays, museum showings and local arts shows.
Evergreen City Ballet 2230 Lind Ave SW Ste 109, Renton, WA98057 WIth over 16 years of experience, Evergreen City Ballet provides the city of Renton with the joy and grace of dance and…More performing arts. With a performing professional troupe as well as an in studio dance academy, Evergreen City Ballet has professionalism and civility that are second to none. For those seeking instruction, education or just a great ballet performance, Evergreen City Ballet should be considered worth visiting.