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D159700-243C
Date: 05-27-19711 of 56:
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Series: D159700   Image#: 243C   Date: 05-27-1971
1971 color Richards stock footage. Aerial northeast view of downtown Tacoma overlooking City (now Thea Foss) Waterway and industrial Tideflats. The snowy tip of Mount Rainier is barely visible through the haze. Wheeler-Osgood Waterway is the small waterway on the left which leads into the City Waterway. Major buildings of note in downtown area include Tacoma and Perkins Buildings flanking the 11th Street Bridge (now Murray Morgan Bridge); the cluster of buildings on Pacific including Washington and Rust Buildings, Puget Sound National Bank, the new Bank of Washington Plaza, and Schoenfelds Furniture to the right. Neighborhoods seen in the distance to the center and right of photograph are part of East Tacoma.
D159700-183C
Date: ca. 19712 of 56:
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Series: D159700   Image#: 183C   Date: ca. 1971
1971 color Richards stock footage. Aerial view of downtown business district featuring the new Bank of Washington Plaza with its 24-story tower. Directly across Pacific Avenue from the new skyscraper is the Park Plaza South parking garage, also recently opened with 381 parking stalls. To the left of the Pacific National Bank's Bank of Washington Plaza is the familiar spire of Puget Sound National Bank, once the tallest structure on the West Coast. Also in view is the City (now Thea Foss) Waterway with the 11th St. Bridge (now Murray Morgan Bridge). The Tacoma Building and Perkins Building flank the bridge. TPL 2316
D154000-266C
Date: ca. 19683 of 56:
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Series: D154000   Image#: 266C   Date: ca. 1968
1968 Richards stock footage. City Center. View by air on a sunny day in 1968 of Tacoma's City Center. This is in the vicinity of 12th & Pacific Ave. There is a large cleared area ready for construction down the street from the Puget Sound National Bank and National Bank of Washington. Other notable sights include the 11th Street Bridge crossing the City (now Thea Foss) Waterway, the Tacoma and Perkins Bldgs. near the entrance to the bridge, the Washington Building with red neon "Bank of California" sign, Peoples department store, and Rust Building.
D144001-297
Date: 06-05-19654 of 56:
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Series: D144001   Image#: 297   Date: 06-05-1965
Stock Richards file. Aerial photograph of downtown Tacoma area, looking in northeasterly direction towards the Tideflats, taken on June 5, 1965. Smoke from St. Regis billows across the bustling industrial Tideflats on an otherwise clear summer day. Major landmarks on the city side near the City (now Thea Foss) Waterway are clearly discernable, including the Tacoma Building, Puget Sound National Bank and its distinct spire, and the 11th St. Bridge. Further west are the County-City Building with its two wings, Tacoma Public Library, State Armory, Tacoma Vocational-Technical Institute, and St. Leo's School.
D140600-407
Date: 09-30-19645 of 56:
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Series: D140600   Image#: 407   Date: 09-30-1964
Stock footage, 1964. Aerial view of downtown Tacoma business district looking toward Point Defiance, taken on September 30, 1964. The ASARCO smelter can barely be seen in the distance. Closer focus is on portions of A St., Pacific Ave., and Tacoma Ave. So. with its multitude of tall buildings. Tacoma Building and Perkins Building flank the 11th Street Bridge which crosses the City (now Thea Foss) Waterway. Puget Sound National Bank, Washington Building, Rust Building, Peoples store, are closer to the waterway with the County-City Building, Tacoma Public Library and Central School on Tacoma Ave. So., several blocks away.
D140600-235
Date: 06-23-19646 of 56:
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Series: D140600   Image#: 235   Date: 06-23-1964
Stock footage; aerials of downtown Tacoma looking toward Tideflats, taken on June 23, 1964. At this height, the normally large looming buildings appear as small Monopoly structures. The 11th St. Bridge is pictured extending into the Tideflats. It is flanked near the City (now Thea Foss) Waterway by the Chicago-styled Tacoma Bldg. and Perkins Bldg. The Peoples Store, Washington and Rust Bldgs. are clearly visible. The towering building with steeple is the Puget Sound National Bank, at one time the tallest building on the West Coast. Toward the left center edge is the Medical Arts Building (now Municipal Bldg.), built in the Art Deco tradition, and the triangular-shaped Bostwick Block.
D154000-272
Date: 09-04-19687 of 56:
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Series: D154000   Image#: 272   Date: 09-04-1968
Aerial view of downtown Tacoma taken on September 4, 1968. The 11th St. Bridge spans the City (Thea Foss) Waterway to connect the business district to the more industrial Tideflats. Many of Tacoma's landmark buildings are in sight including the spire of the Puget Sound National Bank Bldg., the Tacoma Building, the Washington Building, the Rust Building and Peoples department store. The large vacant space on Pacific Ave. was slated for the Park Plaza South parking garage.
D159700-181C
Date: ca. 19718 of 56:
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Series: D159700   Image#: 181C   Date: ca. 1971
1971 Richards stock footage. Aerial photograph of the City of Tacoma in 1971, with emphasis on the downtown business district and City Waterway (now Thea Foss Waterway). Buildings closest to the waterway and the 11th Street Bridge (now Murray Morgan Bridge) include the Perkins and Tacoma Buildings that flank the bridge, the new Pacific National Bank of Washington Plaza tower, the Rust and Washington Buildings. Also visible are the Medical Arts Building (now Municipal Building) and further in the background, the County-City Building. Two new parking garages on Pacific Ave. were completed in 1970-71 providing hundreds of parking spaces and addressing the pleas for more parking stalls.
D154000-28C
Date: 02-13-19689 of 56:
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Series: D154000   Image#: 28C   Date: 02-13-1968
1968 Richards stock footage. Colorful aerial view of downtown Tacoma business district and 11th St. Bridge crossing the City (now Thea Foss) Waterway, taken on February 13, 1968. Stradling 11th St. near the bridge are the Tacoma Bldg. and Perkins Bldg. To the right is the Art-Deco styled Medical Arts Bldg., 747 Market St. County-City Building, near 11th & Tacoma Ave. So., is center-left. Woods are part of Wright Park.
D154000-274
Date: 09-04-196810 of 56:
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Series: D154000   Image#: 274   Date: 09-04-1968
1968 Richards stock aerial footage. The downtown area was still considered the city's center of commercial business. Major banks and stores were in close proximity to the industrial Tideflats with easy access via the 11th Street Bridge. This September, 1968, view shows several easily identifiable landmarks: the U-shaped with tower Central School, the winged-shaped County-City Building, and Tacoma Public Library all on Tacoma Ave. approximately in the center of the photograph. The Art-Deco Medical Arts Building on 7th & Market is on left center. Puget Sound National Bank's unique spire is at 11th & Pacific, relatively close to the City (now Thea Foss) Waterway.
D140600-236
Date: 06-23-196411 of 56:
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Series: D140600   Image#: 236   Date: 06-23-1964
1964 stock footage. Downtown business district and industrial Tideflats area are captured in this June 23, 1964, aerial photograph. 11th Street Bridge crosses the City (now Thea Foss) Waterway into the bustling Tideflats. Smoke can be seen rising from St. Regis Paper Co. whose operations ran 24 hours a day. Prominent structures in the downtown area included the Tacoma Bldg., Perkins Bldg., Puget Sound National Bank, Washington Bldg., Rust Bldg., Medical Arts Bldg., and further to the lower portion of the photograph, the County-City Building and Tacoma Public Library. State Armory is also located at bottom's edge.
D106802-1
Date: 05-16-195712 of 56:
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Series: D106802   Image#: 1   Date: 05-16-1957
A large group posed for a portrait in the brilliant sunshine on the rooftop of the Winthrop Hotel in May, 1957. They were part of the Ancient Order of United Workmen convention. The Tacoma Lodge No. 6 would play host to the A.O.U.W. Grand Lodge of Washington with the initiation of 55 candidates, a ball, banquet and other festivities planned. The Master Workman of the Tacoma Lodge was Mrs. Martha Romnes; the A.O.U.W. was an order that served both men and women. The Tacoma Hotel and the 11th Street Bridge can be spotted in the background of this May 16, 1957, photograph. Photograph ordered by the A.O.U.W. (TNT 5-14-57, A-4)
BOLAND-B12284
Date: 04-08-192513 of 56:
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Series: BOLAND   Image#: B12284   Date: 04-08-1925
This is South 11th St., looking east, from Broadway in April of 1925. The 11th St. Bridge (now called the Murray Morgan Bridge) is visible in the distance. On the left are the Fidelity Building, Rust Building, and nearly completed Washington Building. Across the street from the Washington Building is the Peoples Department Store and closer to the bridge, the Perkins Building at 11th & "A." G57.1-143
A10050-46
Date: 07-23-194014 of 56:
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Series: A10050   Image#: 46   Date: 07-23-1940
Over 100 firemen posed for a formal group photograph on the roof of the Hotel Winthrop in late July of 1940. From July 31 through August 3rd the 47th annual convention of the Pacific Coast Association of Fire Chiefs was held in Tacoma. Emory N. Whitacker, Tacoma Fire Chief, was convention host to chiefs from Washington, Oregon, California, Montana, Idaho and other western states. With wives, guests, and concessionaires, the convention was expected to bring some 1,500 visitors to Tacoma. The Murray Morgan Bridge (11th St. Bridge), the City Waterway (now the Foss Waterway), and several of the prominent buildings on A Street including the Tacoma Building and the Perkins Building can be seen in the background.
BOLAND-B23720
Date: 05-07-193115 of 56:
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Series: BOLAND   Image#: B23720   Date: 05-07-1931
This May, 1931, aerial view of Tacoma's City Center was taken from the industrial Tideflats. The 11th Street Bridge (now Murray Morgan Bridge) is on the right. Jutting into the skyline are (l-r) the Pierce County Courthouse, Puget Sound National Bank, Washington Building, Tacoma Building, and the Art-Deco styled 17-story newly completed Medical Arts Building in the right background. TPL-1788; G91.012
BOLAND-B23717
Date: 05-07-193116 of 56:
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Series: BOLAND   Image#: B23717   Date: 05-07-1931
Aerial view looking toward Tacoma's City Center. This May, 1931, view shows many prominent Tacoma landmarks including the Tacoma Building and Perkins Building flanking the 11th Street Bridge (now Murray Morgan Bridge); the newly completed 17-story Medical Arts Building (at center-right); the towering Washington Building at center; Puget Sound National Bank with spire (center-left) and the Pierce County Courthouse with tower in the far left background. TPL-1347; G8.1-021
D7084-6
Date: 02-15-193817 of 56:
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Series: D7084   Image#: 6   Date: 02-15-1938
In February of 1938, this was the view down 11th Street, from the intersection with Market Street, looking east to the Eleventh Street Bridge. In the foreground on the left is 944-48 Market Street, the Yarrington Block, built in 1889 and demolished in 1951. On the following corner is the Merit Hotel at 315 So. 11th Street and continuing east are the Rhodes Building, Fidelity Building and Rust Building. In the foreground on the right can be seen the corner of the Crystal Palace Market. Further down is Fisher's Department Store at 1104 Broadway. TPL-8789
D34612-114
Date: 08-00-194818 of 56:
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Series: D34612   Image#: 114   Date: 08-00-1948
This is an aerial southeastern view of the downtown Tacoma business district and portion of the industrial Tideflats that was taken in August of 1948. Two boats are approaching the 11th Street Bridge (now Murray Morgan Bridge), left center, as it extends over the City (now Thea Foss) Waterway. The two bridges pictured to the right of the Murray Morgan Bridge have since been removed. Prominent structures also include the 17-story, Art Deco-styled Medical Arts Building (now Tacoma Municipal Building) on Market St., the massive Washington Building and Puget Sound National Bank with its spire, both on Pacific Avenue.
D31740-2
Date: 02-03-194819 of 56:
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Series: D31740   Image#: 2   Date: 02-03-1948
Chamber of Commerce. A view of the busy intersection at 11th and A Streets showing automobiles, pedestrians. There is a large volume of traffic coming west into Tacoma across the 11th Street Bridge.
C52158-2
Date: ca. 190020 of 56:
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Series: C52158   Image#: 2   Date: ca. 1900
This is how Tacoma appeared from the south across the tideflats circa 1900 . Prominent early businesses identified in the foreground were: (left to right) the Pacific Match Co., the Tacoma Furniture Factory Bresemann & Klee, and the Pacific Lounge & Mattress Co. The Pierce County Courthouse with tower is at the far left background. The first 11th St. Bridge is at the far right. Copy made August 31, 1950.
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