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West End

Connected, Central, Parks

MEDIAN: $560,000
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Get to Know West End

The West End of Tacoma is located in the middle of North Tacoma’s biggest draws. People who live in the West End have easy access to some of the best parks in the county. The West End is surrounded Point Defiance Park, Vassault Park, Highlands Golf Course, Kandle Park (and the wave pool!) the town of Ruston, the Ferry to Vashon Island, and Titlow Beach.

Why West End is so Great

Living in the West End of Tacoma is great because there are a variety of eras of homes to choose from. From older to newer homes, single family to condos. The homes in the West End are some of the most affordable to be found in North Tacoma. That said, they’re still conveniently located to the parks, towns, business districts, and waterfront that make living in the North End so great.

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What to do in West End

The parks in the West End are some of the best in the city. In the summer you can hit the wave pool at Kandle Park, play tennis at Vassault Park, or head down North Pearl to the waterfront and walk along Owen Beach. Or Titlow Beach. Play a round of Golf at the Highlands Golf Course. Or take the Ferry to Vashon Island. When it comes to enjoying the best that Tacoma has to offer this is one of the best places to do it from.


While a lot of Tacoma is full of older homes, this area was developed more recently. As such, this neighborhood often has a greater variety of housing options. Older homes, newer homes, condos, historic neighborhoods, housing developments... you've got choices in the West End.

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What the Neighbors are Saying

It's one thing to form an opinion based on your first impressions of a neighborhood. It's another to hear from the people who call it home.

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Recent Posts on West End

Below you will find recent posts on the West End neighborhood. From events and restaurants to check out, to city-wide posts that affect the West End, keep up on the blog!

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