Where to Live Now

The Top 25 Neighborhoods in Seattle: 2018 Edition

From Greenwood to Beacon Hill, here are the places Seattleites want to live most.

02/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Darren Davis

Top Neighborhoods 2018

Seattle Neighborhoods by the Numbers

Here’s what a hot real estate market looks like, including our top 25 neighborhoods and beyond.

02/27/2018 By Darren Davis

Habitat

How to Design a Home Office

Work better from home, and look good doing it, with a designated room or just a productive corner of the kitchen.

02/05/2018 By Darren Davis

The Women's Issue

Maiko Winkler-Chin on Preserving the International District's Old Charms

“There’s always room for development, but how do we make sure that development benefits the community?”

01/31/2018 By Rosin Saez

Habitat

How to Remodel Your Bathroom without Getting Overwhelmed

Planning to liven up the loo? Here’s what to focus on.

12/19/2017 By Darren Davis

Habitat

A Bold Remodel Breathes New Life into a 100-Year-Old Leschi Home

How the owners of this classic foursquare house brought the space up to their modern tastes without tossing away the old bones.

11/20/2017 By Darren Davis Photography by Haris Kenjar

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: Ballard/Fremont

Where to eat, drink, shop, and play in these neighboring 'hoods.

11/13/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Habitat

How to Design a Cohesive Bookshelf

Create a home for your books and collections with a little bit of personality.

11/01/2017 By Darren Davis

100 Best Shops

Meet Seattle's New Crop of Plant Stores

5 shops to help you breathe a little life into your home or office.

10/23/2017 By Darren Davis

100 Great little Shops

Seattle's 10 Best Shops for Home and Design Goods

Pared down and minimal or rustic Pacific Northwest, these dens of decor help make homes feel, well, sweet. And stylish, too.

10/23/2017 By Rosin Saez

Habitat

How to Make Your Home Smarter

Save time, energy, and your bank account with a few tech purchases—or go big and automate everything.

09/21/2017 By Darren Davis

Habitat

How to Take (Decorative) Risks in the Bedroom

The personal sanctuary may be the best place in your home to make ambitious design decisions.

08/23/2017 By Darren Davis

Habitat

This Lake Washington Home Belongs on the Mediterranean

How Tuscany—and Pinterest—inspired a Laurelhurst transformation.

07/17/2017 By Darren Davis

Street View

Could the Solution to Homelessness Be Geodesic?

Dome sweet dome.

07/14/2017 By James Ross Gardner

Seattle Summer

Backyard Inspiration: 4 Gorgeous Pacific Northwest Patios

These outdoor spaces will inspire you to host a patio soiree, cultivate a vegetable garden, and take every meal outside this summer.

06/12/2017 By Darren Davis

Neighborhoods

Property Developers Are Starting to Eye the International District

Will an onslaught of development overrun one of Seattle’s most historic and diverse neighborhoods?

06/12/2017 By Darren Davis

Flower Power

Groundbreaking Florals for Spring

Stop and smell the roses (or peonies) at a London Plane floral workshop come June.

05/23/2017 By Nicole Erickson

Eye Candy

Architect Tom Kundig Is the King of Cabin Porn

Here are some of his favorite photogenic creations.

05/15/2017 By Allison Williams

Essay

What My Garage Sale Taught Me About the New Seattle

And why navigating neighborhood negotiations makes us better citizens.

05/15/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Amazonia

The View from Above: Amazon's Spaceballs

The company’s downtown takeover just got spherical.

05/15/2017 By Hayat Norimine