Named for the mid-century Seattle architect and artist who fought to preserve the Pike Place Market , Victor Steinbrueck Park ... More
Victor Steinbrueck Park
Named for the mid-century Seattle architect and artist who fought to preserve the Pike Place Market , Victor Steinbrueck Park though being minuscule is loved. The grassy knoll provides a much needed rest and lunch spot for market visitors and workers. The view of Elliott Bay is fabulous. Steinbrueck's son, Peter, is now a member of the city council, and is fighting to preserve the park's views from a hotel developer who wants to block them. The Seattle tradition of liberal politics lives on.
In an area surrounded by water, travel by boat makes sense. Washington State Ferry is the largest ferry system in
the United States, serving nearly 18 million commuters and visitors a year. Eight routes service 20 terminals, including the ...
Volunteer Park displays the Olmsted brothers' late Victorian urban style of park design. Vistas of rolling lawns, carefully clumped shrubbery,
tree lined drives and carp ponds almost make you feel like you're strolling with top hat and cane in ...
Located on the waterfront, next to the Omnidome, this aquarium features exotic fishes, sea mammals, and other ocean life. See
the sea lions, harbor seals, incredibly cute sea otters, and even come face to face with a shark. New ...