Central District & Capitol Hill

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Central District & Capitol Hill

A stone’s throw from Downtown; Capitol Hill is a “foodies paradise” and offers the perfect vibe for those who want more of a nightlife.
Central District segways from urban to suburban within a few blocks giving residents the option of living that quieter lifestyle but close enough to enjoy the occasional outing.

Liveability: Diverse, Eclectic, Transition, Established… for both those who love their nightlife and those who prefer the quiet as well as in between

Amenities: Everything you need within a stones throw

Commute to Downtown: 2.1 Miles

Transit Options: Bus, Link, Light Rail

Walker Score: 88

The History of Central District & Capitol Hill

The Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle is part of a long ridge that overlooks the downtown. In 1872, the pioneers cleared a wagon road through the forest to a cemetery at its peak (later named Lake View Cemetery). It was logged off in the 1880s. James Moore (1861-1929), Capitol Hill’s chief developer, gave the hill its name in 1901. Before that it was called Broadway Hill. Capitol Hill is a vibrant community, with a thriving business district along Broadway Avenue and along 15th and 19th avenues.

The Central Area of Seattle lies midway between the Central Business District and Lake Washington and is the city’s oldest surviving residential area. Sometimes known as the Central District (CD), it is bounded by East Madison on the north, Jackson Street on the south, 12th Avenue on the west and Martin Luther King, Jr. Way on the east.

Central District & Capitol Hill Market Snapshot

 3/2020 compared to 3/2019

Active Listings: 195 


Median Sales prices: $700k 


Pending Listings: 107 


Days on Market: 28 


Sold Listings: 161 


Interest Rates: 3.49%


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Laura was amazing. We had some interesting circumstances with a job change that required a very quick move. On top of being extremely knowledgeable about the market, she was so helpful and responsive in helping prepare the house for the move, from initial conversation to listing happened in less  than a week and our first offer within 24 hrs. Furthermore, when we ran into some appraisal issues, she was extremely helpful in navigating the negotiation process.” -Matt & Jess

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