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December 11, 2008

Historian lays out Tacoma buildings' past

  • Michael Sullivan says the city's old buildings are worth protecting because they are storehouses of memories.
    The News Tribune

    AP Photo/The News Tribune, Drew Perine Michael Sullivan poses in a doorway of one of his favorite Tacoma buildings, the Casablanca Apartments, known for its ornate tile work.

    TACOMA — Michael Sullivan has this theory about historic old buildings: They're not just mute collections of wood and glass and brick and steel, they're storehouses of memories. As such, they're worth protecting and saving.

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