Neighborhood Profiles

Ballard

Ballard

Cross the bridge heading north from Queen Anne and Magnolia and you enter Ballard. Ballard is actually a very large area of Seattle that includes Sunset Hills, Blue Ridge, and the Loyal Heights neighborhoods. Many of homes that were built in these areas were developed in the … Details

Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is located directly east and uphill from downtown Seattle. Broadway and 15th are the centers of this eclectic community, which bursts with energy and is referred to by many as the "New York" of Seattle. The neighborhood is robust with art galleries, quaint … Details

Downtown Seattle

Downtown Seattle

Downtown Seattle is home to many highrises and condominiums with wonderful views of Elliott Bay, Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains, the Space Needle, Lake Union and Mt. Rainier. Amenities in the area include the new public library, Benaroya Hall, Pike Place Market, the … Details

Green Lake

Green Lake

Seattle's popular Green Lake neighborhood may not have the panoramic views of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains that Magnolia and Ballard have, but as the name suggests, it does have something enviable that draws buyers here from all over Seattle -- a lake. And a lake … Details

Magnolia

Magnolia

Magnolia is a quiet, comfortable neighborhood close to Downtown. Situated on a peninsula west of Queen Anne, Magnolia was primarily built between 1930 and 1960, giving it a very different architectural feel from its neighbors, Queen Anne and Ballard. Made up of two hills, … Details

Queen Anne

Queen Anne

Rising above the core of Downtown Seattle, beautiful Queen Anne Hill overlooks Elliott Bay to the west and the Seattle skyline to the south. It offers great views of the city and that familiar landmark from the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle, which stands as a dramatic … Details

Ravenna

Ravenna

Located in NE Seattle, Ravenna is a residential neighborhood once famous for its huge old growth trees and also home to several businesses including University Village -- an open-air lifestyle shopping center offering a unique formula of locally-owned boutiques and signature … Details

South Lake Union

South Lake Union

South Lake Union is at the south tip of Lake Union and a little more than a mile north of downtown Seattle. As Seattle's downtown lakefront neighborhood, South Lake Union is a neighborhood that blends modern culture with historic sensibilities. Cutting edge scientific … Details

West Seattle

West Seattle

West Seattle is a hilly district west of downtown Seattle and the Duwamish River. This desirable area with its memorable views of the Seattle skyline, Puget Sound and the Olympic and Cascade mountains is made up of several neighborhoods, large parks and a beachfront.  The … Details