Favorite Amazing Public Spaces

North Transfer Station

Location: North Seattle/Wallingford/Fremont
Address: Woodlawn Ave. N. and N. 35th St.
Acreage: ~1.1

I bet you’ve never seen a dump this fancy. The North Transfer Station, as it prefers to be known, has undergone a giant ($108 million) renovation. The building is supposedly top […]

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Harborside Fountain Park

June 25, 2014
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Location: Bremerton
Address: 251 1st. St., Bremerton
Acreage: 2.21

Looking for a great summer day trip that features a visit to an amazing and little-known urban park?

Walk on the Bremerton Ferry from downtown Seattle and enjoy a gorgeous one-hour ride to Bremerton. Hop off […]

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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

February 26, 2014
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Location: Northwest Seattle/Ballard
Address:  3015 N.W. 54th St.
Acreage: 10+

Known more casually as the Ballard Locks, this is one of the coolest public spaces in Seattle. And, amazingly, many long-time residents have never visited the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks to discover how the level […]

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Seattle Center

June 4, 2012
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Location: Central Seattle
Address: 305 Harrison St.
Acreage: 74

It’s funny that our city’s greatest public space is not really an official park. But, since Seattle Center is such an important part of our city and it feels like our Central Park with 40 acres of […]

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