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Laborers Hall

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1961, Louis M. Pedersen; 2010 remodel. 1742 Market St.
  • (Photograph by Julie Nicoletta)

Laborers Hall is a simple, one-story, brick-clad building on the west side of Market Street. It was built for the Laborers International Union of North America, Local 252, primarily representing construction and utility workers. Large plate-glass windows arranged in a grid pattern and wrapping around the northeast corner, accompanied by a flat roof, give the building a clean, modern look. In 2010, the university made minor renovations to the structure to repurpose it as a student health center and retail space.

Writing Credits

Julie Nicoletta
J. Philip Gruen
Robert R. Franklin



  • 1961

    Design and construction
  • 2010

    Rehabilitation for UW Tacoma

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Julie Nicoletta, "Laborers Hall", [Tacoma, Washington], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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