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The articles given in the links below were carefully selected to tell the story about the North Slope Historic. These articles should help you quickly become familiar with the historic neighborhood where you own property.

NSHD Street Map The district started on North J St. and grew to include the area indicated in the map.
NSHD, the first Tacoma Residential Historic District In the beginning there was an idea. This report tells how the idea changed the neighborhood into the largest residential historic district in Washington.
Why is the NSHD historic? Elizabeth Anderson, a former Tacoma Historic Preservation Officer, answers the question using our history for the answer.
NSHD is on National Register of Historic Places It is an honor to be listed on the National Register and this report tells how it was done.
Landmarks Preservation Commission A summary of the Landmarks function.
City Building Permits and Historic Preservation in the NSHD This report gives an overview of the permit process in the NSHD.
A homeowners report on working with Landmarks Read Marcie's report on building her deck using help from Tacoma's Historic Preservation Officer and Landmarks.
Tacoma has detailed Design Guidelines This is a MUST READ if you intend to do work on your property.
Click HERE for more information. Over 50 articles and reports about the NSHD can be found here. As a bonus, there are 100 photographs of NSHD homes taken about 2002.

Still need help? Contact Julie Turner at juliejayturner@gmail.com