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Pantages Theatre & Jones Building, 901-909 Broadway, Tacoma, Pierce County, WA



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Item Title
Pantages Theatre & Jones Building, 901-909 Broadway, Tacoma, Pierce County, WA

Location
901-909 Broadway, Tacoma, WA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WA-151
Building/structure dates: 1918 initial construction
Significance: The site on which the building was constructed has particular importance in the history of Tacoma commerce. William Jones, who commissioned the project, was a key figure in the development of the shipping industry and wheat trade in the northwest. The building represents the earliest extant example of the architect B. Marcus Priteca's numerous theater-office building designs for the vaudeville magnate Alexander Pantages.

Subjects
Business Enterprises
Theatrical Productions
Office Buildings


Related Names
Priteca, Mareus B.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. THEATRE, NORTH FRONT
2. JONES BUILDING, WEST (ENTRANCE) SIDE
3. THEATRE, NORTH FRONT AND JONES BUILDING WEST SIDE
4. SOUTH AND EAST SIDES, TAKEN FROM SOUTHEAST
5. STAGE FRONT AND PROSCENIUM ARCH, INTERIOR
6. SOFFIT OF PROSCENIUM ARCH, INTERIOR
7. DETAIL OF PROSCENIUM ARCH CARTOUCHE, INTERIOR
8. DETAIL OF RIGHT CORNER OF PROSCENIUM ARCH AND FLUTED COLUMN CAPITAL, INTERIOR
9. DETAIL OF CENTRAL PORTION OF STAGE RIGHT PROSCENIUM ARCH AND FLUTED COLUMN, INTERIOR
10. DETAIL OF LOWER PORTION OF STAGE RIGHT PROSCENIUM ARCH AND FLUTED COLUMN BASE, INTERIOR
11. Photocopy of drawing (Original in the possession of Richard F. McCann, F.A.I.A., Seattle, WA) B.Marcus Priteca, Architect, Date unknown THEATRE, NORTH FRONT ELEVATION (Negative is 4' x 5')
12. Photocopy of drawing (Original in the possession of Richard F. McCann, F.A.I.A., Seattle, WA) B. Marcus Priteca, Architect, Date unknown JONES BUILDING, WEST SIDE ELEVATION (Negative is 4' x 5')
13. Photocopy of drawing (Original in the possession of Richard F. McCann, F.A.I.A., Seattle, WA) B. Marcus Priteca, Architect, Date unknown EAST SIDE ELEVATION (Negative is 4' x 5')
14. Photocopy of drawing (Original in the possession of Richard F. McCann, F.A.I.A., Seattle, WA) B. Marcus Priteca, Architect, Date unknown THEATRE, LONGITUDINAL SECTION (Negative is 4' x 5')
15. Photocopy of drawing (Original in the possession of Richard F. McCann, F.A.I.A., Seattle, WA) B. Marcus Priteca, Architect, Date unknown THEATRE, TRANSVERSE SECTION OF STAGE AREA AND PROSCENIUM ARCH (4' x 5' neg
16. Photocopy of drawing (Original in the possession of Richard F. McCann, F.A.I.A., Seattle, WA) B. Marcus Priteca, Architect, Date unknown SUB-BASEMENT FLOOR PLAN (Negative is 4' x 5')
17. Photocopy of drawing (Original in the possession of Richard F. McCann, F.A.I.A., Seattle, WA) B. Marcus Priteca, Architect, Date unknown FLOOR PLAN OF EAST-SIDE STREET LEVEL (Negative is 4' x 5')
18. Photocopy of drawing (Original in the possession of Richard F. McCann, F.A.I.A., Seattle, WA) B. Marcus Priteca, Architect, Date unknown JONES BUILDING, FLOOR PLAN OF FIFTH FLOOR (TYPICAL FLOOR) (4' x 5' neg.)
19. Photocopy of drawing (Original in the possession of Richard F. McCann, F.A.I.A., Seattle, WA) B. Marcus Priteca, Architect, Date unknown THEATRE, FLOOR PLAN OF FIRST FLOOR (Negative is 4' x 5')
20. Photocopy of drawing (Original in the possession of Richard F. McCann, F.A.I.A., Seattle, WA) B. Marcus Priteca, Architect, Date unknown THEATRE, FLOOR PLAN OF BALCONY LEVEL (Negative is 4' x 5')
21. Photocopy of drawing (Original in the possession of Richard F. McCann, F.A.I.A., Seattle, WA) B. Marcus Priteca, Architect, Date unknown THEATRE, DECORATIVE ELEMENTS FOR CEILINGS (Negative is 4' x 5')


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