Engine House No. 9 (Tacoma, Washington)

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Engine House No. 9
Engine House No. 9.jpg
Engine House No. 9 (Tacoma, Washington) is located in Washington (state)
Engine House No. 9 (Tacoma, Washington)
Location 611 N. Pine St., Tacoma, Washington
Coordinates 47°15′21″N 122°28′24″W / 47.25595°N 122.47331°W / 47.25595; -122.47331Coordinates: 47°15′21″N 122°28′24″W / 47.25595°N 122.47331°W / 47.25595; -122.47331
Built 1907
NRHP reference # 75001866[1]
Added to NRHP July 30, 1975

Engine House No. 9 in Tacoma, Washington is a fire station built in 1907. The building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1]

It hosted horse-drawn fire equipment from 1908 until 1919 when the first motorized equipment was bought. When eventually a replacement station was being completed, the 1965 Puget Sound earthquake shook the building and it was abruptly abandoned. It was reopened in 1973 as a restaurant and bar, and was "was the city's first historic building to be restored and put to a commercial use by private enterprise."[2]

In 2016, the building houses a pub which brews its own beer.

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ David M. Hansen (1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Engine House No. 9" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved November 21, 2016.  with four photos from 1974-75

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