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Old City Hall

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Identification

Old City Hall
125326

Map

Structure in General

building with towers
existing [completed]
masonry
brick
renaissance revival

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • Architectural style is Italian Renaissance.
  • The base is made of brick walls eight feet thick.
  • When the new City-County Building opened in 1959, City Hall remained vacant for ten years.
  • In 1905 Hugh C. Wallace, once U.S. ambassador to France, donated the clock and chimes in memory of his daughter Mildred, who died suddenly at age 12.
  • The exterior features pressed brickwork, terra cotta ornamentation, and a copper tiled roof.
  • Architectural style is in actual fact Italian Villa.
  • Added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 17, 1974.

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Location

625-657 Commerce Street
201 South 7th Street, 658 Pacific Avenue
625 Commerce Street
98402
Tacoma
Washington
U.S.A.

Technical Data

187.00 ft
133.00 ft
90.00 ft
5
1
1893
1972
2
$260,000

Involved Companies

E.A. Hatherton

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • City landmark
  • National landmark
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