McMenamins has taken another step toward beginning work at the downtown Tacoma Elks Temple.
Earlier this month, the company picked up their building permit — one of the last steps during the pre-construction phase of any building project.
“We were very excited,” Sue Coffman of City of Tacoma’s permit center told me this afternoon after I called to check in.
I haven’t been able to connect with the Portland-based brewpub operator during the last few months, when I’ve been trying to find out when it might begin work in Tacoma. It lists an opening date of “late 2013″ on its …