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American Lake Veterans Hospital
(added 2009 - Pierce County - #09000218)
Also known as Lake
9600 Veterans Dr.,SW. , Tacoma
( acres, 45 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al, Stoddard-Huggard, George W.
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival, Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture, Health/Medicine
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic, Domestic, Domestic, Health Care, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility, Hospital, Institutional Housing, Military Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure
Current Function: Defense, Domestic, Domestic, Domestic, Health Care, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility, Hospital, Institutional Housing, Military Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure

Browns Point Lighthouse and Keeper's Cottage
(added 1989 - Pierce County - #89000208)
201 Tulalip NE , Tacoma
(25 acres, 2 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Army Corps of Engineers
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Moderne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Maritime History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal , Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Camp Muir
(added 1991 - Pierce County - #91000176)
Also known as Camp Muir Group
Mt. Rainier National Park , Paradise
(9 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Camp, Outdoor Recreation

Camp Six
(added 1973 - Pierce County - #73001885)
Also known as Western Washington Forest Industries Museum
Point Defiance Park , Tacoma
(135 acres, 5 buildings, 1 structure, 31 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry, Invention
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

DuPont Village Historic District
(added 1987 - Pierce County - #87001542)
Roughly bounded by Santa Cruz, Brandywine, DuPont, and Penniman , DuPont
(430 acres, 80 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Fort Steilacoom
(added 1977 - Pierce County - #77001350)
Also known as Western Washington State Hospital
NE of Steilacoom , Steilacoom
(6400 acres, 22 buildings, 6 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Kautz,Lieut. A.V.
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: State
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Defense
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Military Facility, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Health Care
Current Sub-function: Animal Facility, Hospital, Storage

Longmire Historic District
(added 1991 - Pierce County - #91000173)
Also known as See Also:Longmire Buildings
Mt. Rainier National Park , Longmire
(850 acres, 51 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Exploration/Settlement, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Government Office, Hotel, Institutional Housing, Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Government Office, Hotel, Institutional Housing, Outdoor Recreation

McChord Field Historic District
(added 2008 - Pierce County - #08001026)
Also known as McChord Airforce Base
McChord AFB , Tacoma
(180 acres, 31 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Art Deco
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic, Health Care, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Air Facility, Energy Facility, Hospital, Institutional Housing, Military Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure
Current Function: Defense, Domestic, Health Care, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Air Facility, Energy Facility, Hospital, Institutional Housing, Military Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure

Mount Rainier National Park
(added 1997 - Pierce County - #97000344)
Tahoma Woods--Star Rt. , Ashford
(13620 acres, 95 buildings, 60 structures, 3 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Vint, Thomas, et al.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Other
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Transportation, Community Planning And Development, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Institutional Housing, Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, Park, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Hotel, Institutional Housing, Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, Park, Single Dwelling

Nisqually Entrance Historic District
(added 1991 - Pierce County - #91000172)
Mt. Rainier National Park , Nisqually Entrance
(150 acres, 7 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Government Office, Institutional Housing
Current Function: Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Government Office, Institutional Housing

Nisqually--Sequalitchew Historic District
(added 2000 - Pierce County - #00000235)
Also known as Port Nisqually
Address Restricted , Dupont
(3600 acres, 9 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Information Potential
Area of Significance: Military, Industry, Prehistoric, Exploration/Settlement, Agriculture, Religion
Cultural Affiliation: Nisqually
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Defense, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Business, Fortification, Graves/Burials, Manufacturing Facility, Religious Structure, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business, Warehouse

North Slope Historic District
(added 2003 - Pierce County - #03000160)
Area bounded by Division Ave., N. Grant Ave, N. Steele St., and N I St. , Tacoma
(2280 acres, 698 buildings, 211 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Old City Hall Historic District
(added 1977 - Pierce County - #77001352)
Also known as See Also:Old City Hall;Northern Pacific Office Building
Roughly bounded by St. Helens Ave., Court C, freeway spur, 7th and 9th Sts. , Tacoma
(165 acres, 20 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Darmer,C.A.
Architectural Style: Other, Italianate, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Economics, Politics/Government, Architecture, Transportation, Commerce, Communications
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Professional, Rail-Related, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

Pacific Avenue Historic District
(added 1990 - Pierce County - #83003351)
1302-1356 Pacific Ave. , Tacoma
(16 acres, 12 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Italianate, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Commerce, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Financial Institution, Specialty Store

Paradise Historic District
(added 1991 - Pierce County - #91000174)
Also known as See Also:Paradise Inn
Mt. Rainier National Park , Paradise
(100 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Government Office, Hotel, Institutional Housing, Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Government Office, Hotel, Institutional Housing, Outdoor Recreation

South J Street Historic District
(added 1986 - Pierce County - #86001020)
W Side of S. J St. between S. Seventh and S. Eighth Sts. , Tacoma
(9 acres, 8 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Washington Building Asso. of Tacoma, Proctor & Dennis
Architectural Style: Other, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Stadium-Seminary Historic District
(added 1977 - Pierce County - #77001353)
Roughly bounded by 1st, I, 10th Sts., and shoreline , Tacoma
(2000 acres, 402 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Russell & Babcock
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Queen Anne, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Steilacoom Historic District
(added 1975 - Pierce County - #75001865)
Also known as See Also:Davidson House;Orr, Nathaniel, House and Orchard
Between Nisqually St. and Puget Sound , Steilacoom
(1500 acres, 38 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Breseman,E.J.
Architectural Style: Other, Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Sunrise Historic District
(added 1991 - Pierce County - #91000175)
Also known as See Also:Yakima Park Stockade Group
Mt. Rainier National Park , Sunrise
(100 acres, 2 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Government Office, Hotel, Institutional Housing, Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Government Office, Hotel, Institutional Housing, Outdoor Recreation

Union Depot-Warehouse Historic District
(added 1980 - Pierce County - #80004009)
Also known as See Also:Union Depot
Roughly bounded by RR tracks, 15th, 23rd and Market Sts. , Tacoma
(265 acres, 34 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Darmer,C.A.
Architectural Style: Other, Romanesque, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Warehouse

Walker Cut Stone Company
(added 1978 - Pierce County - #78002770)
Also known as Wilkeson Cut Stone Company
E of Wilkeson , Wilkeson
(400 acres, 2 buildings, 5 structures, 8 objects)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Extractive Facility

White River Entrance
(added 1991 - Pierce County - #91000177)
Also known as White River Entrance Historic District
Mt. Rainier National Park , White River Entrance
(49 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Politics/Government, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Institutional Housing, Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Camp, Institutional Housing, Outdoor Recreation

Wright Park and Seymour Conservatory
(added 1976 - Pierce County - #76001904)
Division Ave. to 6th Ave., between S. G and I Sts. , Tacoma
(270 acres, 2 structures, 11 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Schwageral,E.O.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Forest, Park
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Forest, Park

Yakima Park Stockade Group
(added 1987 - Pierce County - #87001337)
Also known as North and South Blockhouses,Museum,and Stockade at Sunrise
Sunrise (Yakima Park) , Mount Rainier National Park
(35 acres, 3 buildings, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Davidson,Ernest A.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Museum, Park
Current Function: Government, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park




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