Inside Tacoma’s Kellogg-Sicker, Pochert Buildings


The City of Tacoma’s Landmarks Preservation Commission is scheduled this week to consider a nomination to place the Kellogg-Sicker Building, former home of Browne’s Star Grill, and the Pochert Building on the local register of historic places. Both the Kellogg-Sicker Building and Pochert Building date back to 1906 and 1904, respectively, and were designed by pioneer Tacoma architect Carl August Darmer. Both properties, which sit vacant today, were purchased by the City of Tacoma in 2005. Last year, Historic Tacoma, a non-profit organization that advocates for historic preservation, placed the buildings on its “Watch List” of endangered properties.   (MORE)

Posted on February 12, 2013 by acoma Daily Index

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