I read with particular interest the Looking Back item of Tuesday (TNT, 7-7). Recounted was the rezone hearing in 1965 for my dad’s small business, the Park Avenue Tavern at 7203 S. Park Ave. in Tacoma.
And now the rest of the story. He did obtain his rezone for the new location. He closed the existing business at the end of his lease about a month later. A contractor was hired, permits were obtained, and the new building was completed in time for a mid-December opening, a little over four months after closing.
He operated the business for nearly 30 more years …