Rust, William Ross, House - Tacoma, WA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty
N 47° 15.963 W 122° 27.775
10T E 540628 N 5234869
Quick Description: This beautiful mansion on the border of the North Slope Historic District was built in 1905 for William Ross Rust, President of the Tacoma Smelter and Refining Co.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 10/28/2007 9:38:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM2G16
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky
Views: 149

Long Description:
This beautiful mansion on the border of the North Slope Historic District was built in 1905 for William Ross Rust, President of the Tacoma Smelter and Refining Co. The building features Wilkeson sandstone (a prized local stone with a pink tone), a glazed green terra cotta tile roof, 18 rooms, 4 baths, 8 fireplaces, and a French Empire interior.

It is a Classical Revival style building designed by Ambrose J. Russell of Russell & Babcock Architects.

The structure is listed as city of Tacoma Landmark as well as being listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Street address:
1001 N. I St.
Tacoma, WA USA
98402


County / Borough / Parish: Pierce

Year listed: 1985

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1900-1924

Historic function: Domestic

Current function: Domestic

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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