Upcoming North Tacoma History Walks – Aug. 24, Sep. 7, Sep. 21

The North End is chock-full of history. Get a chance to explore historic landmarks, homes, and architecture through a history walk!

Several walks are scheduled nearby in the coming weeks:

Old Town History Walk – Historic Homes & Architects 

August  24, 2019
10:30 AM – 11:30AM
Job Carr Cabin Museum, 2350 N 30th St
North Slope Walking Tour 

September  7, 2019
11:00 AM – 1:00PM
Parkway Tavern, 313 North I Street 
Old Town History Walk – Women of Old Town 

September  21, 2019
10:30 AM – 11:30AM
Job Carr Cabin Museum, 2350 N 30th St. 

Cushman Update: Entrance Rehabilitation Project (2019)

Tacoma Power, along with its subcontractors, notified the NENC that it is completing rehabilitation work on the doors and lamp posts at the Cushman Substation.

Work will begin in summer 2019 with a planned completion of December 1, 2019.

For regular updates:

City Planning staff to attend August 5, 2019 NENC meeting

A new apartment building is slated for the Proctor Mixed Use Center, to include 80 units with 30 parking spaces.  

Many of you attended the NENC Town Hall meeting July 13, 2019, where development was a major concern expressed by participants who live around Proctor. 

You still have an opportunity to ask questions, and receive answers from the City Planning Department experts on Monday, August 5th at the NENC monthly meeting. 

Monday, August 5, 2019
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: University of Puget Sound – Wheelock Student Center 

View the Meeting Agenda


The recent article and column in The News Tribune may provide some background for the upcoming meeting: