Wallingford is a calm residential neighborhood on the north shore of Lake Union. This premium neighborhood ranks 13th best neighborhood to live in Seattle out of 89. It receives an A+ rating on Niche.com with stellar marks for schools, nightlife, quality for families, commute, outdoor activities, and health & fitness.
45th Street is the ‘downtown Wallingford where one can find casual pubs, diverse restaurants and student hangout bars. Seattle’s famous Dick’s burgers also has a storefront along this commercial strip road. Dog lovers rejoice as Wallingford has a dog-friendly parks, local groomers, and pet stores!
Wallingford is home to one of Seattle’s most iconic parks, Gas Works Park. Having been built on a former industrial site along the lake, Gas Works Park features panoramic city views and a hill popular for flying kites, picnics, and sunbathing. The park is also a great kick-off point for kayaks and paddleboards! Additionally, the park features walking trails, and open fields for recreational sports. The park also is great place to hop onto the Burke-Gilman cycling and walking trail which connects one to much of Seattle!
Did you know that Wallingford was founded in 1891?