Seattle City of Seven Hills: In the late 1800’s real estate developers decided to make Seattle be the city of seven hills similar to Rome and there have been varying theories through out the years ever since as to what are those seven hills?  The fact of the matter is Seattle is full of hills and […]

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Yesterday we visited two sets of great grandparents on Bainbridge Island and I got the chance to talk to my husband’s Grandfather about growing up on Queen Anne.  It is funny because the two houses he grew up in are on the historic registry and his gandfather’s house is also on the historic registry.  Unfortunately,  […]

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The Wilcox Wall is just one of the jewels in the Queen Anne Blvd necklace on the Queen Anne’s West Slope. This amazing piece of Seattle history is such a key feature to this neighborhood and a wonderful place to take a stroll at just over .4 of a mile long. Wilcox Wall:  Originally the […]

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Betty Bowen Viewpoint or Marshall Park on Queen Anne’s Southwest slopeis a thing of beauty.  Betty Bowen was a patron of the arts in Seattle and supported artists like Morris Graves whom she met as a teenager.  There are some wonderful art installations right here (including an unsigned Morris Graves)for all to enjoy if the […]

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Queen Anne Living: West Slope: Soundview Terrace Park on the West Slope of Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood is quite amazing and a wonderful hidden gem.  It has a beautiful play area and huge views of Puget Sound – hence the name.   Queen Anne view homes line the streets above it and this park is perched perfectly […]

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Queen Anne West slope real estate is hopping -there are some wonderful homes out there right now and Queen Anne has been selling pretty quickly given that this is the 2009 Seattle real estate market! West of Queen Anne Ave N all the way over to 10th Ave W and from about Prospect up North to […]

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