North Slope

Historic Homes, Pretty Streets, Close to Everything

MEDIAN: $345,000

Get to Know this Neighborhood

North Slope Historic District is home to some of Tacoma’s most beautiful and historic homes. Nearly 80 percent of the homes were built prior to 1930. When the city made zoning changes in the 1950’s that allowed for some of the older homes to be torn down and replaced with apartment complex the residents worked together to create one of the largest historic districts in the country.

Why this Neighborhood is so Great

North Slope Historic District is home to some of Tacoma's most beautiful and historic homes. Nearly 80 percent of the homes were built prior to 1930. When the city made zoning changes in the 1950's that allowed for some of the older homes to be torn down and replaced with apartment complex the residents worked together to create one of the largest historic districts in the country.

What to do in this Neighborhood

Getting involved is easy— there’s a vibrant Facebook group where everyone enjoys participating. You’ll find people working together to arrange everything from garage sales, finding lost pets, and just generally looking out for each other. Plus, this area is very walkable and perfect for taking your dog for an evening stroll or going for a run. Every year, neighbors in the North Slope host a fun 4th of July Parade for kids. It has a nice “small town” atmosphere to it. This kind of community spirit is common in the North Slope and events tend to be the locally originated variety.

Architecture

There have been several periods with large amounts of building in the North Slope Historic District- 1888 to 1893, 1902 to 1915, and 1919 to 1929.

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Recent Posts on North Slope

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