What is Tacoma like?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the early 1990s, Tacoma, Washington revitalized its downtown area, turning it into a thriving artistic community. While looking at apartments for rent in Tacoma, check out downtown and discover one of Washington’s newest burgeoning cultural centers.

Cultural District
Tacoma is slowly gaining a large and diverse collection of museums. In 1996, the Washington State History Museum was created. Take the beautiful bridge of glass” to the connected Museum of Glass, a world-famous museum that opened its doors in 2002 and features local and international glass art and an interactive glassblowing studio. In 2003, the Tacoma Art Museum opened its doors, and America’s Car Museum is currently breaking ground in the same region.

Theater District
The eighty-nine-year-old historic Pantages Theater is the center point for Tacoma’s prosperous downtown theater district. The Pantages is managed by the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts, which also runs Tacoma’s Theatre on the Square and Rialto Theatre.

Category: City Guides, South of Seattle