Perched above the Retail Core and Chinatown/International District, First Hill is regarded as Seattle’s first neighborhood where pioneer families established roots and left behind a rich history of classic homes, gardens and churches. This diverse neighborhood is also home to some the world’s most respected medical and research institutions, most notably Swedish Hospital and Virginia Mason Medical Center.
25 October 2013 | 8:44 pmDon’t miss all the Halloween happenings around Downtown this weekend and next week! Everything from family friendly events for the kiddos…and parties those who are a bit…older. October 25-October 31 – KUBE 93 Haunted House Check out Seattle’s best rated haunted house hosted at the Georgetown Morgue. With professional make-up art and costumes, the [...] Read More >>
25 October 2013 | 12:10 amImproving public safety in Downtown Seattle is a primary objective for the Downtown Seattle Association. We’ve been vocal about this issue for years, and there are many others standing right beside us. Take, for example, the following Seattle Times op-ed by Phillip W. Eaton, former president of Seattle Pacific University. Downtown is home to a growing residential population, a retail economy [...] Read More >>
24 October 2013 | 6:50 pmJoin Mayor McGinn for a chance to learn and share ideas about ways to connect Center City neighborhoods. The Center City Connector is part of the Transit Master Plan’s prioritized corridors in need of high capacity transit. The four corridors highlighted by the TMP have a large ridership potential and the Center City Connecter is [...] Read More >>
Situated on the border of First Hill and the Central District, the Lemongrass serves authentic Vietnamese cuisine in a colorful, elegant setting. With its décor as colorful as its menu, the Lemongrass serves up savory satay, curry, meat and seafood dishes, as well as an extensive wine and happy hour list. 514 12th Ave, Website
Stussy is a clothing brand and privately owned company inspired by the surfwear trend originating in Orange County, California. Since then, the style has grown into street wear, and has made its Seattle home in the First Hill neighborhood. 1108 Pike St, Website
A Seattle icon, the Sorrento Hotel is conveniently located a short distance from Downtown and Capitol Hill. This boutique hotel offers personalized service, unique guestrooms and suites, Italianate architecture and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Enjoy a meal at the Hunt Club, a relaxing evening in the Fireside Room or afternoon tea in their historic lobby. 900 Madison St, Website.
Frye Art Museum first opened its doors in 1952 and has since displayed its late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century Europeans paintings, along with internationally renowned and emerging artists. The museum also has an extensive list of public programs, lecture series, classes, and school and educator programs. 704 Terry Ave, Website.