This neighborhood is aptly named due to its long western border with Puget Sound, giving many of its residents amazing views of the Sound and mountains beyond.
This is a quiet, primarily residential area of single-family homes and condos, with beachfront properties commanding higher prices than housing stock further inland. There are some restaurant and nightlife options on its eastern borders.
Downtown Seattle: 7 miles / 20-45 minutes by car / 35-40 minutes by transit
Bellevue: 16.5 miles / 35-60 minutes by car / 95-105 minutes by transit
Redmond: 22 miles / 40-75 minutes by car / 75-80 minutes by transit
Uptown Espresso was established in Seattle in 1984 at the bottom of historic and swanky Queen Anne Hill. A pioneer in the emerging Seattle coffee scene, Uptown soon built an avid following of discerning coffee drinkers who discovered a remarkable experience.
The Lowman Beach Park seawall is failing and needs to be removed or replaced. As visitors to the park have seen, the existing seawall is slowly falling over towards the water.