Tacoma Self Storage Nominated for National Register of Historic Places


A self-storage building in Tacoma, Wash., has been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.

Tacoma Self Storage originally housed a cold-storage plant run by Tacoma Ice Co., one of the state's oldest companies. Founded in 1887, the company provided ice and refrigeration for commercial and residential use. The plant closed in 1988 and the building was converted into self-storage in 2004. The facility has 652 climate-controlled units and RV parking.

The building is eligible for individual listing based on its contribution to the city’s industrial area and its architectural significance.


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