TACOMA, Wash. — The Weyerhaeuser mansion in Tacoma has been sold for nearly $5.9 million to a nonprofit that announced the Tacoma Waldorf School will occupy the education building on the grounds.

The News Tribune reports ( http://bit.ly/2xor301 ) the sale of the iconic estate closed Monday with Trouve, a Lakewood-based nonprofit created last year.

State records show the nonprofit is registered to Douglas Gill. In a statement Tuesday, the nonprofit said, “We look forward to working with other nonprofits and community groups to help restore the property to its original grandeur.”

The 5.1-acre property that was built as a private residence in 1923 includes several buildings.

The Waldorf School is a private elementary school.

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