DEMOGRAPHICS: Married couples, families with children, students
TYPES OF HOMES: Tudors,Bungalows, Craftsman
COMMUNITY BLOG: Ravenna Blog
LIBRARY: closest is Seattle Public Library Northeast Branch, located at 6801 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle, WA 98115, Tel. 206-684-753
FARMERS MARKET: U District Farmers Market, located at the corner of University Way & NE 50th, Seattle, 98105, in the playground of the University Heights Center for the Community. Open every Saturday year-round, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
FAVORITE RESTAURANTS: Cafe Da Pino, Salvatore Ristorante, Bengal Tiger, Marcello
FAVORITE COFFEE SHOPS: Top Pot Doughnuts, Crepe Cafe and Wine Bar, Grateful Bread
The green belt of Ravenna has become one of the city’s most desirable communities. Cozy Tudors and bungalows are mixed in with wonderful craftsman-style homes. The streets are quiet and tree-lined, making this a dreamy little pocket of Seattle living.
Good schools, beautiful parks and athletic fields are the focal point for the residents of Ravenna. On afternoons and weekends, the parks and ball fields are bustling with life and young sports activists. Ravenna has earned itself a reputation as a wonderful community to raise the family.
While there are a limited number of restaurants and specialty shops within walking distance, many residents of Ravenna simply slip off to other areas for shopping and nightlife. Ravenna is close to Green Lake, the University Village shopping center, and near the freeway for downtown access. Many residents do their shopping on 65th Street, which has beautiful grocery
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"We first met Johnine and Gaile when we were buying our first home. Since then, our family grew so we sold our first house and bought a bigger one that was closer to our preferred school. Throughout the 11 years that we’ve known them, the Real Estate Gals have been very willing to give us advice as we do our home improvements. They’re a dynamic duo: Johnine helped us figure out our needs and did all the negotiating, while Gaile found us lots of great houses to look at." - Judy Aks & Diana PallaisRead More...