We still have a few plaques still available for purchase. Since this is an out of pocket expense to get things rolling, the run will was limited in number. Those who already expressed an interest have had first rights to a plaque. The rest are now available on a first come first serve basis until … More National Register Plaques
With a few tricks of the trade and a Tacoma Public Library card you too can find out in a few minutes who lived at your address over the years and what they did for a living or if they had boarders, and you can do it from home on line. I found this trick … More Who lived in your house?
A Ballot has been posted at each residence within the Neighborhood in the last two days. Over 600 ballots were hand delivered on a fourteen mile walk thru the district. Please take the time to return your Ballot so that each can be counted. We need to show support by the residences of the district … More Please show your support for a Local Historic District by returning your Ballot.
We received a letter of support from the North End Neighborhood Council which aids a local nomination effort in two ways; shows local support and waives the application fee too.. Thank you NENC. We have also reviewed the petition with the City and they had no comments, so its time to start gathering signatures … More Its time for a positive change, this place matters. Tacoma Register, letters of support and/or Petition.
After months of discussion we have decided to move forward with the first step in seeking a listing for the district on the Local register of historic places, determining support for such a nomination. This can be achieved through a variety methods, emails, letters of support, mailings and through a petition effort both on-line and … More Tacoma Register of Historic Places
Well after several months of waiting we received word we will not be given a City Heritage Grant for our efforts in creating signage, banners, assist in public notification of our efforts and they will not assistance us in seeking a listing on the Tacoma Register of Historic places for our district. Instead they have … More 2018 Heritage Grant
Our current initiatives for the district are to improve the our identity thru signs and plaques. We are also working to start a non-profit association to allow greater access to grant programs to support district improvements. National Register Plaques We are still looking for grant assistance and will be approaching the NENC for support, but … More District Updates