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Pantages Theatre & Jones Building, 901-909 Broadway, Tacoma, Pierce County, WA

Pantages Theatre & Jones Building, 901-909 Broadway, Tacoma, Pierce County, WA

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Summary

Significance: The site on which the building was constructed has particular importance in the history of Tacoma commerce. William Jones, who commissioned the project, was a key figure in the development of the shipping industry and wheat trade in the northwest. The building represents the earliest extant example of the architect B. Marcus Priteca's numerous theater-office building designs for the vaudeville magnate Alexander Pantages.
Survey number: HABS WA-151
Building/structure dates: 1918 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Priteca, Mareus B
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Location

pierce county47.25505, -122.44018
Google Map of 47.25505099999999, -122.440177
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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