The Bowes Building – Tacoma

Home to KRPM FM, where I toiled over hot turntables, the Bowes Building built of white Vermont marble. It was named after its developer Major Edward J. Bowes, who achieved national fame for his “Amateur Hour” radio program. Bowes developed the town of Fircrest, near Tacoma. There was even a zoo in early Fircrest. Bowes dreamed – and built BIG.

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