Scandinavian American Bank Building
The second-empire-baroque–style Scandinavian American Bank Building is a nice example of the early-1900s tendency to flatter by...
Now lacking its decorative 3rd-floor corner turret, the narrow Junction Building (dating from 1890) has had all number of reincarnations...
Kings Hardware is like a time capsule from old Ballard, before the hipsters descended – the walls are loaded with taxidermy, the scuffed...
Bastille Cafe & Bar
French but not at all faux , Bastille could easily pass for a genuine Parisian bistro if it weren't for the surfeit of American accents....
5231 Ballard Ave NW · interesting places nearby
Hattie’s Hat information
As long as there's a Hattie's Hat, a bit of old Ballard will always exist. This classic old divey bar has been around in some guise or other since 1904. It was last revived with new blood in 2009 but hasn't lost its charm – a perfect storm of stiff drinks, fun-loving staff and cheap, greasy-spoon food.