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Tag: Prairie Line Trail


Planning open house for Tacoma portion of downtown’s Prairie Line Trail tonight at TAM

This is a chance for the public including the trail’s neighbors to see what Portland-based Place has come up with for the city’s sections of the historic Prairie Line trail.

The open house will be held at the Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Avenue, between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. The museum is directly across Hood Street from the most-significant and perhaps controversial segment. That is the 80-foot right of way between Pacific Avenue and S. 15th Street and between Hood Street and the United Way (Sprague) Building.

The Tacoma city council last week accepted a deal with BNSF that

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