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Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (January 2, 2008)
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while Allen C. Mason introduced his aspect Defiance line within the early Eighteen Nineties, the Proctor quarter grew to become one in all Tacoma's first streetcar suburbs. ahead of this time, Tacoma's North finish was once a distant, unsettled area populated merely by way of these vacationing the city's horseracing music. After Mason tested a streetcar cease on the intersection of North Twenty-sixth and Proctor Streets--near the racetrack--businesses started to line the thoroughfare. through 1900, homes were built inside strolling distance of the road, and a residential local supplied the impetus for the development of faculties, a firehouse, church buildings, and a library. via the Twenties, the local had multiplied and adjusted to mirror the creation of the car in addition to the district's acceptance with college of Puget Sound scholars learning within reach. The group spirit that emerged then maintains to today.