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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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  • 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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  • High Point

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    High Point, like NewHolly, was originally constructed during World War II as a housing project and then completely redeveloped by the Seattle Housing Authority in the early 2000's. The streets and infrastructure were removed, along with all the housing, and a new nabe was plopped down in the old's

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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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  • Montlake

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    Oh, Montlake, you are so gorgeous and perfect and wonderful. Between the ridiculously beautiful natural setting on the shores of Portage Bay and Lake Washington, the perfectly quaint houses, and densely wooded streets, this might be the most adorable nabe in all of Seattle. Montlake is super popular, which

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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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  • 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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  • Pioneer Square

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    One of the last remaining vestiges of old Seattle, Pioneer Square retains an old town vibe that has been lost elsewhere in the metropolis. Turn of the century brick buildings now fill the spaces left over by wooden buildings lost to the Great Seattle Fire of 1889, and the

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  • Capitol Hill

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    Northeast of downtown, Capitol Hill is fascinating for its array of hair colors and for the clockwork-like fashion in which partygoers converge on the neighborhood at night. Capitol Hill is one of the most vibrant areas in Seattle. The community is home to all sorts your parents wouldn’t approve

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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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  • Cherry Hill

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    Local residents call Cherry Hill “the cherry.” Located north of the international district, this small neighborhood has modern homes, schools, and urban parks. The area has changed a lot through the years and today Cherry Hill is a diverse neighborhood brimming with culture and entertainment. Local landmarks include 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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  • 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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  • Seward Park

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    Believe it or not, there is an actual neighborhood to go along with Seattle's magnificent 300 acre Seward Park. The houses along the water follow a curve in the land upward, allowing a stunning view of Lake Washington and Seward Park. Other than 50th, shops are sprinkled throughout the

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  • Downtown

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    Towering skyscrapers, tourist hotspots, and vast amounts of shopping are the name of the game in Downtown Seattle. The Pike Place Market andWestlake center provide almost limitless shopping and people watching opportunities for tourists and residents alike. Like most other American downtowns, Seattle’s offers little in the way of

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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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  • Hillman City

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    Halfway between the Downtown and SeaTac stops where the Light Rail ends, you'll find Hillman City. The Light Rail's recent implementation combined with proximity to Colombia City will have a significant boost in Hillman City's future popularity. Perfect hipster-housing, a cheerful downtown, and great public transportation options could make

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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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  • 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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  • South Beacon Hill

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    South Beacon Hill is generating quite a buzz from Seattleites. The Light Rail is drawing commuters as potential residents and putting money in the pockets of business owners. No one will argue about it — South Beacon Hill is in a developmental stage. As a result the community has

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  • Maple Leaf

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    Located in northern Seattle, Maple Leaf is perfect for those looking to buy a home and settle down. Featuring a number of schools, kid-friendly parks, and down-home businesses, Maple Leaf is a warm and inviting community. While visiting, you will undoubtedly notice the giant blue water tower adorned with

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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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  • Stevens

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    Boasting breathtaking views of downtown from the top of Capitol Hill, Stevens is one of the finest nabes Seattle has to offer. Walking down 15th street on a sunny day in Stevens is enough to put a smile on even the most skeptical face. Places like Swedish Hospital, Victrola

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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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  • 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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  • North Beach / Blue Ridge

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    Blue Ridge is tiny, gorgeous, and isolated, and the residents wouldn't have it any other way. This entirely residential nabe is home to one of the strongest communities in Seattle—a community where everyone knows each other. Built on the hills and bluffs bordering Puget Sound, Blue Ridge offers stunning

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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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  • Rainier View

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    This mellow and mostly residential nabe has much in common with its neighbor, Rainier Beach. Both have had a tumultuous history resulting in their current unjust reputation, but change is coming to Rainier View these days, and it's coming fast. New restaurants and businesses open practically daily, and old

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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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  • 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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  • First Hill

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    First Hill is so named for being the first of the seven hills of Seattle that one encounters when traveling east from Downtown. This nabe is just up the hill fromDowntown, making it one of the most convenient areas of Seattle. A huge selection of bars and restaurants ranging

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