New Tacoma is a community centrally located in the the town of Tacoma, Washington although not as well-known as North Tacoma or South Tacoma. Several districts make up North Tacoma including the Dome District, Midtown, Stadium, and lower Pacific Avenue. New Tacoma does not have a common atmosphere because it contains both industrial, business, and residential areas. New Tacoma is bordered by South L to the west, Marine View Drive and Foss Waterway to the east, North 5th & Schuster Parkway to the north, and I-5 to the south. Portions of new Tacoma overlap other areas such as the Port of Tacoma, the Stadium District, and downtown.
There's so much to do in the community of New Tacoma. Museums include: Tacoma Art Museum, Washington State History Museum, Museum of Glass, and the Children's Museum. Casual dining at lunch spots and cafes as well as high end, gourmet restaurants are all options to resident of New Tacoma. Cute tea rooms and quaint little shops can be found in the Stadium District. Wright Park is a great place to take the kids to play on upgraded playground equipment, as well as to enjoy a splash park, botanical gardens, and festivals during the warmer months of the year. Stadium High School, built in 1891, is one of the central features of this community. The high school was intended to be a hotel and was built in a fabulous location overlooking Puget Sound. The school was constructed in the French chateau-style. Charming Rankos drugstore has been in business since the 1930s and it still offering great customer service. The Dickens Festival held in December is a popular local event.
The most expensive homes in New Tacoma are generally found in the Stadium District but everything from older homes in need of renovation to decadent condos are available. New Tacoma is a very eclectic area and homes are available in a wide variety of sizes and architectural styles. The average listing price for a home in new Tacoma in 2016 was $223,000. almost one-third of the homes in New Tacoma were built in the 2000s, a testament to the building boom being experienced in this section of Tacoma. Condos in New Tacoma start at about $129,000 and go up in price to $549,000 for luxury units in sought-after locations. Single-family homes start around $109,900 and go up in price to $2400,000 for an historic tri-level home built in 1888 with more than 9,000 square feet. Lots start at approximately $165,000 and go up in price to around $785,000 for beautiful waterfront properties with gorgeous views of Commencement Bay. Contact us today with any questions or to schedule an appointment to see one of our properties in New Tacoma or any surrounding neighborhood.