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TWA General Meeting – McMenamins Elks Lodge
April 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pmFree
Our April 11 meeting will feature the McMenamins Elks Lodge project, including a talk and tour! Start the meeting at 11:30 a.m. at the Tacoma Youth Marine Center. After the meeting, enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the Elks Lodge project. The Elks Lodge is located at 565 Broadway. The meeting and tour are free for TWA members and guests.
Rick Pitman, superintendent for Andersen Construction and ASI Structures, will present a comprehensive view of the Tacoma McMenamins project to repurpose the historic Elks building into one of McMenamins unique hospitality properties. Rick has historic images and architectural perspectives of its future ambiance. Here’s a look at some historic photos of the Elks Lodge (photos provided by Rick Pitman):
Elks Lodge Tour
After the meeting, you are invited to tour the Elks Lodge site with Rick and his team. The Elks Lodge is located at 565 Broadway. You’re encouraged to carpool. Meet at the top of the Spanish Steps to start the tour. This will be an exciting behind-the-scenes look at this historic building!
If you’re going on the tour, please wear sturdy shoes (no open-toe shoes or high heels). Safety vests and hard hats will be provided. You’re welcome to bring your own safety equipment, if you like. Here’s a look at more recent conditions at the Elks Lodge (photos provided by Rick Pitman):
About TWA Monthly Meetings
TWA’s monthly meetings are great opportunities to network and learn with others involved in Tacoma’s waterfront community. Each month, featured guest speakers present a variety of subjects of interest to our community. Recent topics include boating, environmental issues, youth on the water, and activating the public esplanade. Elected officials also have attended recent meetings to give updates on waterfront-related issues and answer members’ questions.
Guests are always welcome! Meetings are free for TWA members and guests.