Rust, William Ross, House - Tacoma, WA
Posted by: 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
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.
1001 N. I St.
Tacoma, WA USA
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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