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May 27, 2015

This Week's Neighborhood Spotlight: Madison Park

 

Madison Park

The upscale Madison Park neighborhood is located in east central Seattle, bordered by Lake Washington to the east, Madrona to the south, Lake Washington Boulevard and the Washington Park Arboretum to the west, and Union Bay to the north. Boasting spectacular views of Mount Rainier and Lake ...

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May 13, 2015

This Week's Neighborhood Spotlight: Leschi

 

Leschi

Named after a Nisqually tribe chief, the Leschi neighborhood is perched just above Lake Washington with stunning views and a laidback feel. Leschi is bordered by Lake Washington to the east, the Mount Baker neighborhood to the south, Martin Luther King, Jr. Way South to the west, and the  ...

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April 24, 2015

This Week's Neighborhood Spotlight: Belvidere

 

Belvidere

Belvidere is a desirable, prosperous neighborhood in West Seattle's Admiral district. Residents enjoy Belvidere's convenient location close to Alki Beach, parks, supermarkets, restaurants, and shopping. The West Seattle Bridge and water taxi are also just minutes away, allowing for an easy commute to downtown Seattle.

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April 7, 2015

This Week's Neighborhood Spotlight: Seaview

 

Seaview

The Seaview neighborhood in West Seattle holds true to its name, boasting territorial views of Puget Sound and conveniently located near several community parks and waterfront activities. With Alki and Genessee neighborhoods bordering north, Fairmount Park to the east and Gatewood to the south, residents are within walking ...

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March 25, 2015

This Week's Neighborhood Spotlight: Beach Drive

 

Beach Drive

Beach Drive is bordered by Alki to the north and Fauntleroy to the south, stretching up and down the western shoreline of West Seattle. With quick beach access and a paved sidewalk extending the entire length from Alki Avenue, Beach Drive is a popular area for beachgoers ...

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March 13, 2015

This Week's Neighborhood Spotlight: Belltown

 

Belltown

Belltown is located at the core of exciting downtown Seattle with parks, shopping, art galleries, music venues, cafes, pool halls, salons, bars, and eateries everywhere you turn. Named after William Nathaniel Bell, what was once a low-rent arts district has transitioned over the years into the trendy, youthful ...

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March 4, 2015

This Week's Neighborhood Spotlight: Magnolia

 

Magnolia

Considered to be the second largest neighborhood in Seattle, Magnolia is located on a hilly peninsula just northwest of downtown and has been around since 1891. As Magnolia is segregated from the remainder of the city, the BNSF Railway tracks make it possible for people to get to ...

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Feb. 24, 2015

This Week's Neighborhood Spotlight: Beacon Hill

 

Beacon Hill

Formerly home to Amazon.com, the Beacon Hill neighborhood was named one of the "30 Great Places in America" by the American Planning Association a couple years back. Beacon Hill is located in southeast Seattle and is home to various fine restaurants, a popular hair salon, the ...

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Feb. 18, 2015

This Week's Neighborhood Spotlight: Tukwila

Tukwila

Nestled at the crossroads of I-5 and I-405, Tukwila is conveniently located 12 miles south of downtown Seattle and a 5 minute drive from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Its 9.65 square miles is home to Westfield Southcenter Mall, Boeing corporation facilities, and internet and corporate data centers including Microsoft ...

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Feb. 10, 2015

This Week's Neighborhood Spotlight: Des Moines

 

Des Moines

Des Moines is a waterfront community located halfway between Seattle and Tacoma. So named from its original inhabitants who migrated from Des Moines, Iowa, the city is bordered by Federal Way to the south, Burien to the north, SeaTac to the northeast and Normandy Park to the ...

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