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North Slope Historic Park

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Open ½ hour before sunrise
Close ½ hour after sunset

1015 N. 8th St.
Tacoma, WA 98403

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Originally used by Tacoma City Light from 1951 to 1983 as a Substation, this became a neighborhood 'Pocket Park' in 2002.
North Slope Historic Park is .23 acres.
 

HISTORY
North Slope Sub StationOriginally purchased by Tacoma City Light in 1951 for use as a 'Distribution Yard,' this Substation remained in active service until 1983. Local residents noted Tacoma Power had a vacant lot and wondered whether it could become a 'Pocket Park' instead of another huge apartment complex. The North End Neighborhood Council eventually secured the funds from the Thea Foss Bond Issue given to each neighborhood council and in April 2001 the City of Tacoma became the owner of the property. Read more about the history of North Slope Historic District Park.

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