Top Choice Area in Pioneer Square, International District & SoDo

Pioneer Square Historical District

Many important architectural heirlooms are concentrated in Pioneer Sq, the district that sprang up in the wake of the 1889 Great Fire. Instantly recognizable by its handsome red-brick buildings, the neighborhood's p…
Area in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Queen Anne Counterbalance

The streetcar that chugged up and down the steep grade along Queen Anne Ave started operating on overhead-wire electricity in 1900, but it still needed some help to manage the hill. So engineers designed a system of…
Area in Belltown & Seattle Center


Where industry once fumed, glassy condos now rise in the thin walkable strip of Belltown. The neighborhood gained a reputation for trend-setting nightlife in the 1990s, though the former bohemianism has become more …