Where to Live Next

The Top 12 Neighborhoods in Seattle: 2019 Edition

The ever popular, the rising stars, and the largely unexplored moving in a new direction in a city that just won’t stay still.

03/26/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Shade Index

7 Realtor Euphemisms You Only Hear in Seattle

What your agent says about a property versus reality.

03/26/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Habitat

How to Start an Urban Vegetable Garden

A guide to getting the freshest produce in the city—right from your yard.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Go Green

9 Seattle Plant Shops to Create an Indoor Jungle

From air plants to those inescapable monstera leaves, houseplant fever isn't going anywhere. Here's where to stock up.

01/24/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Plant People

Glasswing Just Opened a Lush Greenhouse on Capitol Hill. And It's Beautiful.

Hello, we have this thing for plant lovers: The doors are open and this time, it’s all things green.

01/10/2019 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Habitat

How to Declutter Your Home

Tired of bric-a-brac covering every spare surface? Here are some tips on paring it back.

12/18/2018 By Stefan Milne

Habitat

How a Queen Anne Condo Expanded into the Space Next Door

The renovation presented puzzle-like difficulties, but that was just an opportunity for an architect to get creative.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

Shade Index

Dubious Seattle Apartment Amenities

These perks are a little too extra.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Apartments So Extra

Seattle's Top 25 Perk-Packed Apartment Buildings

It would be easy to confuse Seattle’s newer crop of apartment complexes with posh hotels, between the expansive fitness centers and the manicured roof decks ...

09/21/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Real Estate Heaven

The 25 Hottest Neighborhoods in Seattle

Where every Seattleite wants to live right now.

09/21/2018 By Darren Davis

Character Flaws

History’s Not a Facade

With the Showbox under threat, we look at how other such historic preservations have played out in the city.

09/11/2018 By Stefan Milne

Habitat

How to Pull Off an Open Floor Plan

Some tips to consider before you grab the sledgehammer.

09/11/2018 By Stefan Milne

Habitat

How to Design Kids' Rooms

There’s a long time between the crib and college.

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Habitat

A Natural Take on a Modern Mount Baker Home

Reclaimed wood accents and siding help soften this house’s modern angles.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Habitat

How to Design a Backyard Kitchen

Trying to go beyond the grill? Here’s what you need and what you don’t.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Shade Index

Dubious Seattle Apartment Amenities

These perks are a little too extra.

05/22/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Apartments so extra

A Glimpse into Seattle's Perk-Packed Rental Market

It would be easy to confuse Seattle’s newer crop of apartment complexes with posh hotels, between the expansive fitness centers and the manicured roof decks with panoramic views.

05/22/2018 By Cassie Sawyer Illustrations by Daniel Fishel

Habitat

Interior Design: How to Have Fun with Patterns

Achieve that good kind of visual clash in your home by layering shapes, textures, and colors.

04/30/2018 By Darren Davis

Habitat

A Colorful, Classic Update to a Queen Anne Craftsman

Ambitious paint choices liven up this Queen Anne home while accentuating its original touches.

03/27/2018 By Darren Davis

Out of Sight

What Are Seattle Views Really Worth—And What Happens When We Lose Them?

Views of natural wonders like Puget Sound and the mountain ranges are increasingly scarcer, and pricier.

03/27/2018 By Hayat Norimine