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Tacoma Municipal Building

740 Saint Helen Avenue
Tacoma WA United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1930
  Finished1931
Floor Count15
Basement Floors1
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - art deco
Materials
 - glass
 - concrete, reinforced
 - brick

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Flag pole233 ft
Roof209 ft
Main roof188 ft

Description
• Architects: Heath, Gove and Bell, John Graham & Associates.

• Constructor: Howard S. Wright Construction Co.
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• This is the best example of Art Deco high-rise architecture in Tacoma, city which purchased the building in 1977 for a new city hall.

• Originally proposed to be two buildings, one of 22 floors and other of 12 floors.

• In National Register of Historic Places at December 1978.

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