Can you Transform a Vacant Space? Apply to This Special Project

Spaceworks Tacoma invites applications from Tacoma creatives who could activate a long-vacant “Coffee Shop” space at the Pierce Transit Commerce Street Transit Center, located between 9th and 11th. This Special Project opportunity is open to all kinds of creative and unusual ideas. We welcome innovative and fun approaches that facilitate economic development, neighborhood identity, and community cohesion.

The successful applicant will get:

  • Use of the 145sf space
  • Use of space every day
    • 8am-5pm (maximum)
  • Space offers 10 foot ceilings, sink, counters, shelves
  • $500 stipend
  • Promotion of your project

Deadline: January 31st, 2018

Applicants are encouraged to also consider topics that illuminate and engage the Theater District’s diverse communities and address social justice, gentrification, and help create a sense of place.


Contact Gabriel Brown, Artscapes Coordinator, to schedule a tour today.

P: 253.682.1735 (leave a message and we will call you asap)

This Special Project opportunity is part of TRANSFORM: Theater District culture and transportation plan development. Learn more on

 Pierce Transit   The Broadway Center for the Performing Arts