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2nd Avenue

Commute to Downtown Seattle

Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation.


Steep hills, excellent bike lanes.

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About this Location

2nd Avenue

2nd Avenue has a Walk Score of 99 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.

2nd Avenue is a two minute walk from the LINK, the 74 bus and the 76 bus at the UNIVERSITY STREET stop.

This location is in the Downtown neighborhood in Seattle. Nearby parks include Waterfront Park, Pioneer Square and Pioneer Square Park.

Nearby schools include Paideia Academy, Gene Juarez Advanced Training Salon and O'dea High School.

The closest grocery stores are Essential Market, Community Grocery and Alaskan Sourdough Bakery.

Nearby coffee shops include Starbucks, Starbucks and Starbucks. Nearby restaurants include Blue Water Taco Grill, Phoenix Cafe, LLC and Rice-N-Roll.

2nd Avenue is near Pioneer Square, Waterfront Park and Nordstrom Headquarters.

There are excellent bike lanes and the terrain has steep hills. 2nd Avenue is bikeable, there is some bike infrastructure. Bike sharing is available from Pronto.

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Rider’s Paradise

2nd Avenue is a Rider’s Paradise which means world-class public transportation. Car sharing is available from Zipcar.

Rail lines:

  • LINK

    0.1 mi

  • 98

    0.5 mi

Bus lines:

  • 202

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  • 217

    0.0 mi

  • 111

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  • 212

    0.0 mi

  • 114

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  • 215

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  • 210

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  • 214

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  • 554

    0.0 mi

  • 66

    0.1 mi

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Downtown Neighborhood

2nd Avenue is in the Downtown neighborhood. Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with a neighborhood Walk Score of 98.

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