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Lecture Series Kicks Off with the 70s Turn 50

Historic Preservation Office Kicks Off Lecture Series with the 70s Turn 50


July 29, 2021


Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications, tjumper@ci.tacoma.wa.us, (253) 591-5152
Megan Snow, Media and Communications,
msnow@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5051

Historic Preservation Office Kicks Off Lecture Series with the 70s Turn 50


The City of Tacoma’s Historic Preservation Office, in collaboration with Historic Tacoma and Tacoma Historical Society, is kicking off the 2021 Broadening Horizons Heritage Café Series with a look back at 70s architecture and design trends.

The August 19 free event is open to everyone and begins at 6 p.m. on Facebook Live or join on ZOOM. Washington State Architectural Historian Michael Houser will highlight 1970s architecture as it celebrates its 50th birthday and becomes eligible for nomination to historic registers.

Link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86290964024

Or dial to join: 253-215-8782

Webinar ID: 862 9096 4024

“We are excited to work with our local partners to create a more inclusive discussion of heritage and historic preservation,” said Assistant Historic Preservation Officer Lauren Hoogkamer.

The series held on the third Thursday of the month, will highlight broad aspects of heritage and historic preservation, such as architectural styles, diversity, immigration patterns, and local LGBQT history.

For more information about the event and the City’s Historic Preservation Office, visit cityoftacoma.org/HPEvents.