Normandy Park, Washington - 98148, 98166

 

History

Normandy Park is located on the edge of beautiful Puget Sound, right between Burien and Des Moines. In the mid-1920's, the Seattle-Tacoma Land Company bought over 1,200 acres of land here with the plans of building a residential community. They were to have a yacht club, a golf course, and various other high-class amenities. They were excited to promote the area as having access to the waterway and for being located conveniently in the middle of Seattle and Tacoma. By 1929, the entire area was platted. Water systems and roads were in place and buildings started going up. But, when