If you’ve ever driven by Stadium High School in Tacoma, Washington, you might not know that it was once abandoned and left to decay. This castle-like high school, with its majestic brick towers, feels like it has always been part of the Tacoma landscape. However, in 1898 a devastating fire destroyed the building during construction, halting plans for a luxury hotel on the bluff and leaving the building abandoned for several years. Luckily, this Washington landmark is fully restored to its former glory as the state’s uniquely finest school.
It’s hard to imagine that this magical building once stood empty, abandoned and deserted. Luckily, Tacoma’s Brown Castle was saved and restored to its former glory, forever punctuating the landscape of the Stadium District. Have you ever attended a Stadium High School event? What do you think of the view? Let us know in the comments.
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Address: Stadium High School, 111 NE St, Tacoma, WA 98403, USA