Queen Anne is one of Seattle’s oldest and most historic neighborhoods, settled on the top of the world and crowning one of the most scenic hills in the city. No wonder why Queen Anne is a highly sought-out place to live. Located at the northern end of downtown Seattle, this community has some of the most breathtaking views in the city. Depending on what side of the hill you’re on, views sweep eastward, over Lake Union and the Cascade Mountains, or they go west, over Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains and magnificent sunsets.
The homes offer great charm and original character. Tree-lined streets and a smattering of local parks add to a rich sense of community. Neighbors include young couples new to the area and residents with long standing ties to Seattle and especially Queen Anne. People who move here stay here.
Queen Anne is also known for its high-caliber dining reputation. This, along with its nightlife scene, has made it a destination for non-locals as well as locals. Area musicians frequent the small coffee shops and clubs, and the community shows their support to the tune of standing-room only.
DEMOGRAPHICS: Unmarried, young adults and highly educated, wealthy families
TYPES OF HOMES: Queen Anne (English Baroque) architectural style single family homes, Craftsmen, Colonial, art deco buildings and contemporary homes and townhomes
COMMUNITY BLOG: Queen Anne View Blog
LIBRARY: Seattle Public Library Queen Anne Branch located at 400 W. Garfield St., Seattle, WA 98119
FARMERS MARKET: Queen Anne Farmers Market located at W. Crockett St. at Queen Anne Ave. N. Thursdays, June 2 through October 6, 2011, from 3 pm to 7:30 pm.
FAVORITE RESTAURANTS: Crow, 5 Spot, Panos Kleftiko Greek Taverna,Tup Tim Thai, Toulouse Petit, Betty, Emmer&Rye
FAVORITE COFFEE SHOPS: Macrina Bakery, Bustle, Caffe Fiore, Caffe Ladro, Caffe Vita, Citizen