City Plan Tacoma Washington US

Tacoma, Washington has several notable buildings and landmarks that contribute to the city’s architectural and historical heritage. Some of the most famous buildings and structures in Tacoma include:

  1. Tacoma Dome: The Tacoma Dome is one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. It’s a large, multi-purpose arena that hosts concerts, sporting events, and other entertainment shows.
  2. Museum of Glass: Designed by architect Arthur Erickson, the Museum of Glass features a distinctive, cone-shaped structure that houses a world-class collection of glass art. It’s also known for the outdoor glassblowing demonstrations and the Chihuly Bridge of Glass, which connects the museum to downtown Tacoma.
  3. Union Station: This historic train station, also known as the Union Passenger Station, was built in 1911 and is an excellent example of Beaux-Arts architecture. It’s no longer in use as a train station but now houses the United States Courthouse.
  4. Washington State History Museum: Located in downtown Tacoma, this museum showcases the history of Washington state and features interactive exhibits and artifacts.
  5. Stadium High School: This historic high school is known for its stunning architectural design, reminiscent of a European castle. It was featured in the movie “10 Things I Hate About You.”
  6. Old City Hall: The Old City Hall, constructed in 1893, is a fine example of Romanesque architecture and is now home to the Tacoma History Museum.
  7. Murray Morgan Bridge: This historic drawbridge, now called the Murray Morgan Bridge, offers a unique and picturesque view of the city and connects downtown Tacoma to the tideflats area.
  8. University of Puget Sound: The university’s campus features a mix of architectural styles, including Collegiate Gothic and modernist designs, making it an attractive place for visitors and students alike.
  9. St. Joseph Medical Center: This iconic building, constructed in 1930, boasts an Art Deco design and is a prominent feature in Tacoma’s skyline.
  10. Fireman’s Park: This park is home to the iconic “I Am T-Town” Tacoma sculpture, which serves as a symbol of community pride and resilience.

These buildings and landmarks contribute to Tacoma’s rich history and add character to the city’s urban landscape.

Author: Kirill Shrayber, Ph.D.

I have been working with vector cartography for over 25 years, including GPS, GIS, Adobe Illustrator and other professional cartographic software.

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