Neighborhoods

Seattle-based Zillow recently ranked our city as the second-hottest housing market in the country. What does that mean for you? The good news: You have lots of choices.

If residents of the Seward Park neighborhood near Lakewood Park run out of milk, eggs or even ice cream, picking up those supplies is an easy trip down to the neighborhood pet store

Anyone looking to live near a few of Seattle’s most popular food havens would be happy locating near the one-block commercial strip a block north of Ballard High School

Most residences in this hilly neighborhood offer some sort of view of the nearby waterfront—ranging from peekaboo views of the arriving and departing ferries to Olympic Mountain vistas

More and more Seattleites are living without cars—almost 16 percent, according to U.S. Census Bureau numbers from 2015, nearly three times higher than the United States as whole

The area around this small neighborhood is notable for its curving boulevards and wide, grassy medians. The renowned Olmsted brothers are to thank for this English village–style landscaping, as well as for the design of Mount Baker Park, which offers a picnic area, tennis courts and a recently renovated play area

With so many apartment complexes competing for tenants, developers are getting creative when it comes to amenities. Here’s a closer look at what new residents can expect in a few buildings

Lake Hills, developed in the 1950s, is considered one of the first master planned communities in the state, with the original mid-century modern homes here built to provide affordable housing for Boeing engineers

This gem of a neighborhood is located in one of the quieter sections of Capitol Hill, not far from the noise and bustle that is Broadway. The area features tree-lined streets and an eclectic mix of housing—from condos and apartments to Tudor cottages, remodeled bungalows and grand turnof- the-century houses

Together, millennials and baby boomers are driving a trend that is redefining life in the suburbs: the rise of mixed-use developments and multifamily units in suburban downtown cores