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Identification

Washington Building
Bank of California Building, Washington-California Building, Scandinavian-American Bank Building
125344

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
rigid frame
steel
terra-cotta
applied masonry
light brown
neo-classicism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • The buidling was first proposed at 15 floors by the Scandinavian-American Bank.
  • The steel skeleton sat idle for over 3 years (1920-1924) until the Washington-California Company purchased the property, redesigned the tower to 18 floors, and dedicated it on June 29, 1925.
  • When completed, the tower was the tallest building in Washington outside of Seattle.
  • Construction started in June 1920 as the Scandinavian-American Bank, but was halted when the bank failed in January 1921.

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Location

1019-1027 Pacific Avenue
113-121 South 11th Street
1019 Pacific Avenue
98402
Tacoma
Washington
U.S.A.

Technical Data

72.24 m
72.24 m
62.79 m
17
1
1920
1925
1989
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