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The Astor Apartments Wins 2023 Outstanding Achievement Award in Historic Preservation for Housing from the City of Tacoma Landmarks Preservation Commission!


Pinnacle Partners is pleased to be the Opportunity Zone (OZ) investment partner alongside Unico Properties who led the development of this project. Please see the full post from Unico on Linkedin, as well as below:

We are thrilled to announce that The Astor Apartments (formerly Washington Building) has received the prestigious 2023 Outstanding Achievement Award in Historic Preservation for Housing from the City of Tacoma Landmarks Preservation Commission!

Originally constructed in the 1920s, The Astor at the Washington Building has undergone a remarkable transformation into a thriving 156-unit apartment community situated in the heart of Downtown Tacoma. This project has breathed new life into one of Tacoma's architectural gems, while fully complying with the National Parks Service rehab requirements. Our team took great care to ensure that the apartments boast modern finishes while preserving their historical charm in the common areas and corridors.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to both the City of Tacoma and Tacoma Landmarks Preservation Commission for helping bring this project to life. Special thanks to our esteemed partners who played pivotal roles in this remarkable achievement:

Architect: Fish Mackay Architects
General Contractor: Venture General Contracting
Engineering: Coughlin Porter Lundeen
Historic Preservation Consultant: Northwest Vernacular
Engineering Consultant: AHBL Inc.