Thursday, May 14, 2009

Blue Mouse, TV Tacoma receive awards

The Blue Mouse Theatre and TV Tacoma recently received State Historic Preservation Officer’s Awards for Outstanding Achievements in Historic Preservation. The Blue Mouse Theatre, built during the silent movie era, achieved the recognition for its long-time community-led volunteer effort to continue operation of this historic, single screen theater. TV Tacoma was recognized for its array of feature length historical programs that highlight Tacoma’s many architectural landmarks. Learn more about the State awards. In addition, the City of Tacoma’s Landmarks Preservation Commission chose the Blue Mouse Theatre as one of its winners of the 2009 Outstanding Achievement in Historic Preservation Awards. The awards recognize accomplishments in preservation-related efforts, including nominations to the Tacoma Register of Historic Places, historic preservation and public service. See the City's other award winners.