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The Coolest Seattle Neighborhoods of 2019

Seattle is home to everyone from coffee connoisseurs to tech visionaries. With such an eclectic mix of people, things are bound to get interesting. And Emerald City’s enclaves reflect this wild eclecticism.

These are the 12 coolest Seattle neighborhoods of 2019.

  1. Downtown Seattle

 Downtown Seattle is where you will find famous Seattle landmarks like the Space Needle, Smith Tower, Pike Place Market, and the Original Starbucks store.

World-class shopping options are available at Pike Place Market and Nordstrom. For food, Il Corvo serves delicious pasta while upscale restaurant Altura offers multicourse dinners.

Real estate here consists mostly of various apartments and condos. They are typically close to major roads and public amenities, and even offer commanding views of the Seattle skyline and Puget Sound.

  1. International District

Chinatown – International District (CID) lies at the center of Seattle’s rich Asian-American heritage. Despite its name, it is actually Chinatown, Japantown, and Little Saigon rolled into one. Famed cultural venues like the Wing Luke Museum celebrate its Pan-Asian roots.

Enjoy cosmopolitan living in this neighborhood. The housing stock consists primarily of condos with carefully laid out floor plans, durable countertops, and stainless steel appliances.

  1. University District

 Home of the University of Washington, the University District is a safe and beautiful neighborhood north of Capitol Hill.

It is home to The Ave, a major road and commercial district where notable landmarks like the Ye College Inn and the University Heights School can be found. You can also head to the University Village for an outdoor shopping experience.

Students and young professionals typically live in apartments and condos that dot each block. However, families will also find a few single-family homes that range from historic Masonic architecture to newer Modern styles.

  1. Waterfront

This coastal neighborhood offers sweeping views of Elliot Bay and is home to iconic landmarks like the Seattle Great Wheel and Seattle Aquarium.

Choose from a wonderful selection of single-family homes and condos with views of the Bay and the Seattle skyline. Modern, Contemporary, Tudor, and Craftsman are just some of the architectural styles you’ll spot in the area.

  1. Queen Anne

This neighborhood is ideal for art lovers who want to live close to McCaw Hall and Key Arena at Seattle Center.

Formerly called Eden Hill for its topography, this sought after enclave is one of Emerald City’s largest neighborhoods. It gets its name from the distinctive Queen Anne-style homes in the area, but buyers will also find a great selection of Craftsman-style homes here.

  1. Fremont

 Fremont’s colorful streets, secret stairways, and free-spirited vibe has attracted everyone from young students to big families. You will find quirky public art all around town. These include the Fremont Troll, Fremont Rocket, and a bronze statue of political theorist Vladimir Lenin.

Some of the neighborhood’s older homes have Cape Cod and Traditional-style architecture. There’s also plenty of new construction that includes a host of condos and townhomes with modern amenities.

  1. Leschi

 Located east of Downtown Seattle, Leschi overlooks Lake Washington and its pristine shoreline, along which residents go biking and take in views of boats floating idly in the water.

Its breathtaking scenery and laid-back vibe attracts buyers in search of prime real estate. Best known for Colonial, Victorian, Ranch, and Tudor-style architecture, this mellow neighborhood offers respite from the hustle and bustle of Emerald City.

Learn more about Seattle’s most exciting neighborhoods. The Metropolist Group is a trusted expert in local real estate. Different is in our DNA. Call us at 206-623-5118 or send us an email at [email protected].