The Stadium neighborhood contains the perfect blend of historic and modern architecture, well maintained parks, and a diverse community. Old Town, the scenic water front, the Stadium shopping area as well as Tacoma General Hospital and Mary Bridge Hospital can all be found within walking distance. Downtown museums, the Port of Tacoma, the 6th avenue restaurants and entertainment attractions can be reached within minutes by car. Freeways to Seattle, SeaTac International Airport, Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Olympia are easily accessed with our closest 705-onramp less than 5 minutes away. Multiple bus lines with connections to downtown, to area hospitals and universities, airport and train stations have stops within a few blocks of the 502 Estate.
Stadium District History
The 502 Estate resides in the nationally registered historic Stadium/Seminary District and is one of Tacoma’s premier high-style residential neighborhoods. A drive through the former brick streets offers a look back in time. Located just a five minute drive from downtown Tacoma it offers all the services of a modern city in a picturesque neighborhood setting.
In the Stadium District, you’ll receive friendly service from family-owned businesses and experience a genuine sense of community created by the celebrations the district hosts. Special holiday events include the popular Halloween “Street of Treats” and the weekend-long Dickens Holiday Festival that includes tours of our neighborhood’s historic homes and roving minstrel singers.
Stadium District Attractions
Stadium residents can find the convenience of a full-service grocery store, drug store, dry cleaners, bank, tailor, hair salons, coffee shops and eateries all within the confines of our quaint neighborhood. Stop by Stadium Thriftway for sophisticated grocery experience where you’ll find fresh organic produce, unique products to make at home or grab a bowl of one of their daily soups and fresh paninis for a quick meal. Head over to Ranko’s Pharmacy to pick up a Birthday card and unique gift while you wait for a prescription to be filled. Hungry for a delicious breakfast? The Harvester or Hob Nob are both excellent options. Get your hair spruced up at Platinum Salon, grab some tea at the Healing Garden Tea Room or socialize with locals at the Parkway Tavern. Whatever you need or are looking to do the neighborhood has it, all within walking distance or a short drive.