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Living in First Hill Seattle

First Hill is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with 9,294 residents.

First Hill has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Yesler Terrace, International District, Downtown, Pioneer Square, Capitol Hill, Central District and South Lake Union.

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98 Walk Score of First Hill, Seattle, WA

First Hill is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Ltd. Art Gallery

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Marination Station

Daily errands do not require a car in First Hill Seattle.

First Hill is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with a Walk Score of 98.

Find apartments in Seattle's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, International District and Belltown.

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First Hill Neighborhood Ranking

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2 International District 98 100 83 3,396
3 Belltown 98 97 76 14,163
4 First Hill 98 98 79 9,294
5 Pioneer Square 97 100 78 4,159
6 South Lake Union 94 85 80 4,054

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thumbnail for Ltd. Art GalleryJanuary's gallery theme is StarWars. Very appropriately nerdy. Good art too.

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98 Transit Score of First Hill, Seattle, WA

First Hill is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find First Hill Seattle apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

First Hill has world-class public transportation and about 15 bus and 1 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from First Hill on public transit.

79 Bike Score of First Hill, Seattle, WA

First Hill is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.


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Trinity Parish Church

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Pedestrian Problem

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The Chapel of St. Ignatius

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1400-1422 Broadway

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Cafe Presse

thumbnail for Trinity Parish ChurchRebuilt in 1902 after being consumed in the Great Seattle Fire of 1889, this church still holds its beautiful Gothic architecture and serves as a place to practice religion. #architecture #church #historicplace Photo: Trinity Parish Episcopal Church

Walk Score Team
on Trinity Parish Church

thumbnail for 8 oz. Burger & CoTasty food, great space, nice waitstaff, great happy hour deals, and a discount if you live nearby. Love it!

Jesse Kocher
on 8 oz. Burger & Co

thumbnail for Pike Street Fish FryTaco Tuesday at the fish fry means $2 fish tacos. So good!

Bo Borgerson
on Pike Street Fish Fry

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