South Lake Union

This neighborhood on Lake Union’s south end is not only bustling with new development, but has already attracted many of the world’s most innovative companies including Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Medicine Research,‘s headquarters as well as Microsoft, PATH, and the new Allen Institute for Cell Science. It is also home to Northeastern University’s graduate campus. As one of Seattle’s most walkable neighborhoods, art galleries, restaurants, bars, a grocery store, cafes and three public parks are just steps away. Numerous residential options are convenient to the South Lake Union Streetcar line, providing easy downtown connections. Lake Union Park is a 12 acre urban gem with open space, walking paths, art installations, a water fountain play feature, the historic ships wharf, a model boat pond, the Museum of History and Industry, and the Center for Wooden Boats offering rentals and hands on nautical experiences. For neighborhood information visit or make an appointment to tour the SLU Discovery Center.