Old Town

Peaceful, Water Views, Historic Homes

MEDIAN: $578,500

Get to Know this Neighborhood

Tacoma truly is a city of neighborhoods. Whether they be residential or a fun walkable neighborhood formed around a historic business district, Tacoma's neighborhoods are as varied and unique as the city itself. This page is the best resource on the internet to explore this neighborhood. From parks, restaurants and even architecture, discover what makes this neighborhood unique.

Why this Neighborhood is so Great

Old Town was the original Tacoma. Founded by Job Carr in 1865, Old Town's historic streets and beautiful views of Commencement Bay, Browns Point, and Vashon Island are what make it one of Tacoma's special neighborhoods. Old Town residents enjoy the local neighborhood restaurants and easy access to Ruston Way's incredible waterfront.

What to do in this Neighborhood

People who live in Old Town take a lot of walks. From walking up the 30th street hill (or running if you're a show off!) to walking down to Ruston Way. The tree picturesque streets and beautiful views make Old Town a destination for Tacoma's walkers. In addition to walking, Old Town is home to several local restaurants, coffee shops, and businesses.


Victorians, Craftsmen, and Tudors are plentiful. In addition to the historic homes, there are a few homes of every decade sprinkled throughout. You'll find the odd midcentury, new construction, or brick rambler dotting the streets. There a few condo buildings- old and new.

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What the Neighbors are Saying

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Recent Posts on Old Town

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