Stadium Bowl

111 N E Street, Tacoma, WA

High school athletic stadium opened in 1910


Stadium Bowl

Photo taken by Richard Doody in June 2012



Stadium Bowl is a 15,000-seat high school athletic stadium built in 1910. The stadium, designed by architect Frederick Heath, was constructed by excavating 180,000 cubic yards of soil from the surrounding gulch and casting concrete rows of seating which originally held 32,000 spectators. The Bowl has hosted concerts and events for Louis Armstrong, John Pershing, Marshal Foch, Babe Ruth, Billy Sunday, William Jennings Bryan, and United States Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Warren Harding.

Update Log 

  • July 21, 2021: New photo from Carl Johnson
  • December 28, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • December 28, 2018: Added by Richard Doody