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A waterfront spot popular with Seattle's young professionals.
Studio / 1 BR
39% Complete
1,400
2 Bedrooms
67% Complete
2,400
3 Bedrooms
90% Complete
3,200
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
3,575

Good For
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Students

 

What's around
  • 19 Nightlife options
  • 103 Shops
  • 6 Schools
  • 73 Restaurants
  • 46 Fitness options
  • 4 Banks
  • 4 Grocery stores/markets

 


PUBLIC TRANSITGood

WALKABILITYGood
Safety

Wallingford has a low violent crime rate and an average property crime rate for Seattle.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Wallingford LIKE?

Wallingford is a laid back neighborhood in the northwest region of Seattle popular with singles and, given its proximity to the University of Washington, students.

In the center of the neighborhood is its main commercial thoroughfare, 45th Street, which is home to tons of restaurants and shops. An influx of well-known chefs and trendy restaurants has raised the bar for dining here.

On Wallingford's south edge Gas Works Park has plenty of green rolling hills for a lazy weekend picnic by the water and the remnants of – no surprise given the park's name – an old gasification plant, some of which has been configured into a children's play area (yes, it's safe).

Wallingford is bordered on the north by Green Lake, on the east by University District, on the south by Lake Union, and on the west by Fremont and Phinney Ridge.

 

Commute:
Downtown Seattle: 4.5 miles / 10-30 minutes by car / 30-40 minutes by transit
Bellevue: 12 miles / 20-40 minutes by car / 65-80 minutes by transit
Redmond: 14.5 miles / 20-40 minutes by car / 35-40 minutes by transit

Wallingford Seattle Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Wallingford LOCAL schools

K-5 GRADES
The Meridian School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.22 mi
PK-8 GRADES
St Benedict School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.29 mi
6-8 GRADES
Hamilton International Middle School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.36 mi
K-5 GRADES
APP at Lincoln
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.37 mi
K-5 GRADES
John Stanford International Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.48 mi

 

Local Flavor   Wallingford Local Flavor

Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream
Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream 1622 1/2 N 45TH ST SEATTLE, WA 98103 MAP
mollymoonicecream.com

From kitchen to cone, every scoop is the result of hard working, happy staff, strong local partnerships, sustainable practices, and of course, the finest ingredients we can source.

Gas Works Park
Gas Works Park 2101 N NORTHLAKE WAY SEATTLE, WA 98103 MAP
http://www.seattle.gov/parks/find/parks/gas-works-park

Gas Works Park has a play area with a large play barn, and big hill popular for flying kites. Special park features include a sundial, and a beautiful view of Seattle.

Archie McPhee
Archie McPhee 1300 N 45TH ST SEATTLE, WA 98103 MAP
archiemcpheeseattle.com

Archie McPhee has been supplying gifts and toys to Seattle since 1983. Located in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood, it’s a one stop shop for party supplies, crafts, costumes, miniatures and the weirdest collection of toys and candy that you’ve ever seen.

Zoka Coffee Roaster & Tea Company
Zoka Coffee Roaster & Tea Company 2200 N 56TH ST SEATTLE, WA 98103 MAP
zokacoffee.com

With an emphasis on quality and relationships, Zoka has established itself in some of Seattle’s most dynamic neighborhoods. Each location fosters a strong sense of community and respect for coffee. 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @elvisgarciayoga, @rubythedawg_, @cece_blcn, @jnbrki, @elcapitansolarpants, @honeybeat, @taylorchatt, @ellemhmkay, @seattle_kerry_style, @taeheeus, @ndmvhc, @vagablond, @yeoldebarbellsociety, @maylisac, @olivehsuan, @solterraliving, @hajdi_haj, @bombshellbobbi, @puliali, @eamsd24 for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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