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Lost somewhere inside a dream-like wonderland of nature and urban bliss, Seattle has a vibe like no other city on Earth. A stunning natural setting between the Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound gives Seattle plenty of mother nature, while the density of the urban area creates nearly 150 unique nabes. From the weirdness of Ballard and Fremont, the 24 hour party of the University District and Capitol Hill, to the peaceful oasis of Mercer Island and Bridle Trails, Seattle has it all.

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  • Matthews Beach

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    This nabe’s namesake freshwater beach is the largest of its kind in Seattle. Matthews Beach is a relatively spacious residential nabe and most houses have large front or back yards. Like a lot of Seattle nabes well removed from Downtown, sidewalks are practically non-existent. There are a few apartments

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  • Brighton

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    Brighton is a peaceful nabe bordering South Beacon Hill and benefiting greatly from the recent addition of a light-rail line connecting SeaTac and the Central District. Convenient and quiet, Brighton once was a far flung nabe due to its relative lack of transportation options, but now with multiple bus

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  • Madrona

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    A diverse nabe with an air of tranquility, Madrona sits east of Lake Washington between State Route 520 and Interstate 90. A main attraction, pedestrian-friendly 34th street is dotted with cafes, restaurants, and boutiques. Outside the charming business district, the area is home to beautiful parks and a series

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  • Highland Park

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    Highland Park once catered almost exclusively to employees at Boeing Field and people who worked in the Industrial District. As the focus on industrialism shifted away from manufacturing, Highland Park found itself throwing away its working class roots and reinventing itself as something a bit more multifaceted. Today the

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  • International District

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    The International District is Seattle’s version of Chinatown. Like most Chinatown’s around the country, this nabe is filled to the breaking point with incredible cheap restaurants and weird shopping options. International District is a major tourist destination in Seattle, but it brings in the locals as well. Excellent mass

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  • Arbor Height

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    This nabe located in southwest Seattle is almost entirely residential in nature, providing little in the ways of shopping or dining. Gorgeous tree-lined streets flow downhill towards Puget Sound and many houses offer stunning views of water and the Olympic Mountains. Foliage dominates the streets and yards, preventing the

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  • Olympic Hills

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    Olympic Hills is mostly residential, packed with huge pine trees, and super cute. Even though it is located within the city limits of Seattle, this nabe has a more pastoral vibe than most of its neighbors. Businesses are sprinkled here and there throughout Olympic Hills, and most are run

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  • Belltown

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    Belltown has undergone many changes throughout the years, but has settled into a vibrant downtown core rife with both professionals and artists, though it still maintains a slight industrial vibe. The residences are comprised mostly of lofts, condos, and apartments in hollowed-out factories, and tend to reach the upper

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  • Green Lake

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    The Green Lake neighborhood is centered around Green Lake –go figure! Green Lake is a relaxed urban area featuring a mix of restaurants, grocery stores and schools. The neighborhood has easy, quick access to Seattle and the rest of Seattle also loves heading to Green Lake Park when the

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  • Columbia City

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    Located in the Rainier Valley area of southeast Seattle, Columbia City is a historic district and one of the most diverse areas in the Northwest. Its main artery is Rainier Avenue, which is lined with bars, restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, bike shops, community service centers, and the headquarters for

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  • Lake Forest Park

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    Lake Forest Park is distinct for having three nouns in its name, but there’s more to this community at the northern tip of Lake Washington. Varied housing options, multiple parks (including two beach clubs), and a broad public transportation system make this a mecca of calm, small-city living. Commercial

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  • Bryant

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    Located in northeast Seattle, just south of NE 65th Street, Bryant is primarily a residential neighborhood home to an array of schools, parks, and libraries. The community is occasionally referred to as Ravenna-Bryant, because it borders Ravenna Park, (so you might want to look at Ravenna to get the

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  • Crown Hill

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    With an abundance of schools, parks, churches, and a 50 year old Dick’s Drive-In, Crown Hill maintains a relaxed lifestyle sure to attract those looking to settle down. The neighborhood has a number of grocery stores, restaurants, auto-repair shops, and quick highway access to the city. The neighborhood has

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  • Ballard

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    Truly a community catering to all types, Ballard is a thriving neighborhood in the Northwestern part of Seattle. Though still retaining a strong sense of its origins as a fishing community, Ballard has a bustling nightlife, a strong array of schools, and a growing arts scene. Locals can look

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  • Portage Bay

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    Bridges, boats, and floating water homes give Seattle’s Portage Bay a unique nautical flavor. Many of the waterfront homes in this nabe are literally inches away — if not right on top of — Lake Washington. Houseboats aren’t your style? Try the original Portage Bay Cafe location, where landlubbers

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  • Roosevelt

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    Located in north Seattle on the edge of Cowen Park, and bounded by the I-5 to the west, Roosevelt is home to many different types from students to professionals. Its main thoroughfares are Roosevelt Way (southbound one-way), and 12th Avenue NE (northbound one-way). The commercial center of the primarily

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  • Beacon Hill

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    Located in southeast Seattle and just off the I-5 to the west, Beacon Hill is a small neighborhood bordering the Seattle core. With an elevation of over 300 feet, Beacon Hill has beautiful views of downtown and Elliot Bay, and features a diverse range of shops, restaurants, parks, and

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  • Interbay

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    Interbay is a largely industrial nabe, most of which is occupied by a rail yard and an industrial marina. Sandwiched between the residential areas of Queen Anne Hill and Magnolia, Interbay has little housing of its own, but is home to five excellent examples of late 19th century residences

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  • Roxhill

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    Roxhill is a well-rounded nabe, complete withWestwood Village shopping center and some truly excellent parks. Surprising for its distance fromDowntown Seattle, Roxhill is dense, filled to the breaking point with mid-century bungalows rubbing elbows with one another. Bus access is acceptably convenient, if not stunning, but there are lines

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  • Queen Anne

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    Queen Anne, an idyllic neighborhood that takes its name from the stately Queen Anne style of architecture, has some of the most beautiful views in Seattle. Divided into upper and lower Queen Anne, neighborhood life revolves around Queen Anne Avenue, which is full of restaurants, high-end boutiques, cafes, toy

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  • Fauntleroy

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    Like most West Seattle nabes, Fauntleroy is hilly, woodsy, and most of all, stunning beyond words. New residents choose from hillside bungalows with incredible views of Puget Sound or craftsman homes tucked on quiet wooded lanes with large lawns. Fauntleroy feels more like a small seaside town than a

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  • Denny Triangle

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    The Denny Triangle in central Seattle used to be a steep hill, but it was leveled in the early 1900’s. The area of The Denny Triangle is commonly misnamed for its trendier pocket nabe, Belltown. Incredibly urban in character, The Denny Triangle has been the subject of heavy change

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  • Haller Lake

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    Despite Haller Lake having been annexed to the city of Seattle in 1950, it still lacks infrastructure that many residents who live closer to Downtown don’t even know you can do without. Sidewalks are a rarity, and the lake the nabe takes its name from often fills with rain

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  • Bitter Lake

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    Named for the tannic acid present in the water, Bitter Lake is a tight-knit community built around the lake and part of the greater community of Broadview. Back in the day the neighborhood was famous for Playland, the vaunted amusement park that drew many, but was shut down in

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  • Lower Queen Anne

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    A vaguely-bordered nabe, Lower Queen Anne sits somewhere between the base of Queen Anne Hill and Denny Way, just under the shadow of the Space Needle. Defined by dense commercial activity, LowerQueen Anne contains a wide variety of restaurants, apartment buildings, theatres, tech companies, and bars. It also happens

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  • Cottage Grove

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    Cottage Grove could not be more aptly named. A huge number of small cottages dot this nabe and create a vibe more often found in rural Washington than Seattle. Cottage Grove’s West Seattle location allows for incredible mass transit access to Downtownand beyond. The West Seattle Recreation Center takes

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  • Sand Point

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    Most of Sand Point, and the peninsula it sits on, is given over to the stunning Warren G. Magnuson Park. The rest of the nabe is taken over by offices of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and other large business ventures. Accordingly, there is a sharp lack

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  • Pinehurst

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    We’re all looking for two things in life: a little happiness and a state-of-the-art drainage system. Well, Pinehurst has got you covered with its relaxed community living and the Pinehurst Green Grid–a recently completed natural drainage system (oh that’s right, you can leave those boots at home). Situated in

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  • Leschi

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    Bounded by Lake Washington on the east and Interstate 90 on the south, Leschi is a charming waterfront community with a diverse collection of housing and people. Defined by outdoor living, this nabe is focused on a variety of parks, playgrounds, tennis courts, boating and beaching. When not distracted

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  • Ravenna

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    Named after Ravenna, Italy, this northeastern Seattle neighborhood is nestled just north of the busy University district. With its tree-lined winding roads, Ravenna is a charming community with a number of schools, parks, and little clusters of businesses. Stretching over 50 acres, the combined Ravenna-Cowen park system features extensive

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