West Seattle

City Profile

VIBE
Culture ⋅ Connected ⋅ Community
NOTABLE
Gorgeous views from West Seattle of the Seattle skyline, Puget Sound, along with the Cascade and Olympic mountains, have contributed to residents’ love for the area and make this a favorite Puget Sound destination. Alki Point, and its immensely popular Alki Beach, offers sandy beach, lawn, fire pits, volleyball nets and a flat bike and pedestrian trail runs the length of the beach. The Junction is the heart of downtown West Seattle and where West Seattleites connect—there are shops, restaurants, coffee places, local services, and a year-round West Seattle Farmers Market.
SIZE
87,000 residents in District 1 (including South Park)
HOUSING
Mid-Century Modern, NW Contemporary, Craftsman, Tudor, new construction, townhomes, and condos
The gorgeous views from West Seattle of the Seattle skyline, Puget Sound, along with the Cascade and Olympic mountains, have contributed to residents’ love for the area and make this a favorite Puget Sound destination. Alki Beach is a large strip of sandy beach bordered by a flat bike and pedestrian trail path—people who use this trail are treated to the most amazing views of the Seattle skyline, Puget Sound, and Olympic mountains. The Junction, considered the heart of downtown West Seattle, is the site of the year-round West Seattle Farmers Market. Its where West Seattleites connect.

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