West Seattle Junction – or just the Junction to locals – is a hotspot of shops, restaurants, and bars. Besides retail and dining therapy, you can also catch a live show at the ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery.
The diverse entertainment options have attracted a diverse population. Rock'n'rollers (Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, and Alice in Chains band members have called this neighborhood home) mix with professionals, artists, and retirees.
Residents speak highly of the close-knit community atmosphere even as younger people move in next door to families who have lived here for decades.
Housing stock consists of older, well-maintained Craftsman-style homes and brand new apartment buildings.
Downtown Seattle: 5.5 miles / 15-35 minutes by car / 30 minutes by transit
Bellevue: 15.5 miles / 30-60 minutes by car / 90 minutes by transit
Redmond: 22 miles / 35-70 minutes by car / 65-75 minutes by transit
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