Collection: Richards Studio Collection
(Unique: 30402) Date: 10-00-1964 Description: Hooker Chemical Co. operations. View of brick one-story office for Hooker Chemical Co. in October, 1964. Unlike many faceless concrete industrial facilities, the older plant buildings were built in the Georgian style. Even the newer structures, such as the office building above, retained a classic facade. The Hooker plant was opened on February 16, 1929. It retained the Hooker name until 1982 when it changed its name to Occidental Chemical Corp. Photograph ordered by Hooker Chemical for annual report. Address:605 Alexander Ave. (Check the Buildings Index) Subjects:Hooker Electrochemical Co. (Tacoma); Chemical industry--Tacoma--1960-1970; Industrial facilities--Tacoma--1960-1970; Image type: Black & White Print type: Fiber base-Glossy Print format: 8x10" Rights: See Tacoma Public Library for specific rights and permissions.