Lake City is the northeast region of Seattle, centered along Lake City Way NE (SR-522), 7–8 miles (11–13 km) northeast of downtown. A broader definition of the Lake City area includes all the land between 15th Avenue NE and Lake Washington, and between NE 95th and 98th streets to the Seattle city limits at NE 145th Street. Lake City encompasses much of the Thornton Creek watershed, the focus of a long restoration campaign by citizens and Seattle Public Utilities staff to enhance the residential environment of Lake City. What is now Lake City has been inhabited since the end of the last glacial period (c. 8,000 BCE—10,000 years ago). The hah-chu-ahbsh (Lake People), now of the Duwamish tribe, Lushootseed (Skagit-Nisqually) Coast Salish, lived in diffuse permanent settlements along the shore of Lake Washington, dispersing in the summer, and in the winter living in large cedar long houses, each home to a couple dozen or more members of extended family groups. The lake people lost their rights in 1854. The Lake City area was clearcut by crude wagon road or by using Lake Washington, from 1850 to around the start of the 20th century, more rapidly with the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway (c. 1886) providing easy access along what is now the Burke-Gilman Trail adjacent to the lake. Wetlands were drained. A Little Germany neighborhood of several immigrant farmers grew up in the 1870s around where Nathan Hale High School now stands. The Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway operated a passenger stop near the current location of NE 115th St called simply, "Lake". The area was dubbed Lake City by D.H. and R.H. Lee in 1906 after they purchased and platted the land. With the advent of the automobile, the area developed linearly around major roads rather than centrally around trolley stops, as in older Seattle neighborhoods. The road to Bothell and Everett was made all-weather with brick in 1918 and then the new material asphalt in 1928. The automobile relationship with Seattle would shape Lake City development and neighborhood character. Lake City would remain relatively remote and suburban from Seattle until years after WWII. Transition to a neighborhood community was marked in 1935 with the start of the Lake City Branch Library of today as a few shelves of books in part of a room in Lake City School, shared with the WPA. Sponsorship was by the Pacific Improvement Club community group. Lake City incorporated as a township in 1949 with more than 40,000 residents; rapid growth was a product of a massive influx of young suburban families after World War II. The City of Seattle annexed Lake City and other communities in 1954 when the city limits were expanded from 85th Street to 145th Street. Scout Troop 240 and other volunteers moved thousands of books into a new library building in 1955. Lake City relies heavily on retail commerce, and business in the area has risen and fallen based on highway expansion in the Seattle area. The expansion of Aurora Avenue North to Everett, Washington cut into business in the 1920s, but Lake City revived after NE 130th Street was paved. The opening of Northgate Mall in 1950 reduced retail business in Lake City, and the area took another hit after the construction of Interstate 5 in the 1960s. Renovation of the city core along Lake City Way NE near NE 125th Street helped revive the local economy in the late 1970s.
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$1,4503022 NE 137th Street #7Seattle, WA 98125
Active|570 sqft|1 bed|1 bath|#NWM1868993Windermere PM/Lori Gill Assoc.
$1,6003022 NE 137th Street #6Seattle, WA 98125
Active|808 sqft|2 beds|1 bath|#NWM1868968Windermere PM/Lori Gill Assoc.
$850,0003625 NE 123rd StreetSeattle, WA 98125
Active|1,920 sqft|4 beds|2 baths|#NWM1868066Redfin
$725,00012349 42nd Avenue NESeattle, WA 98125
Active|1,950 sqft|2 beds|1.75 baths|#NWM1867320Windermere Real Estate Co.
$329,95012034 15th Avenue NE #103Seattle, WA 98125
Active|688 sqft|1 bed|1 bath|#NWM1864804Windermere Real Estate/East
$699,95013735 35th Avenue NE #CSeattle, WA 98125
Pending|1,591 sqft|3 beds|1.75 baths|#NWM1866788Windermere Real Estate Co.
$1,100,00012732 27th Avenue NESeattle, WA 98125
Active|2,696 sqft|4 beds|3 baths|#NWM1866693Keller Williams Realty
$1,380,0009220 Matthews Avenue NESeattle, WA 98115
Pending|2,584 sqft|3 beds|2.5 baths|#NWM1866077COMPASS
$850,00010526 Alton Avenue NESeattle, WA 98125
Pending|1,960 sqft|4 beds|2 baths|#NWM1866037Concierge Real Estate Partners
$880,0009740 46th Avenue NESeattle, WA 98115
Pending|1,360 sqft|3 beds|1 bath|#NWM1863665Realogics Sotheby's Int'l Rlty
$330,00011532 15th Avenue NE ##204Seattle, WA 98125
Active|801 sqft|2 beds|2 baths|#NWM1865789Best Choice Realty LLC
$874,00011517 Bartlett Avenue NESeattle, WA 98125
Pending|2,400 sqft|5 beds|2 baths|#NWM1864762John L. Scott, Inc.
$699,00014320 26th Avenue NESeattle, WA 98125
Pending|1,380 sqft|3 beds|1.75 baths|#NWM1863912Windermere Real Estate Co.
$559,95012049 33rd Avenue NE #BSeattle, WA 98125
Pending|1,250 sqft|3 beds|2.5 baths|#NWM1864718Windermere Real Estate Co.
$464,99512042 31st Avenue NE #ASeattle, WA 98125
Pending|1,075 sqft|2 beds|1.5 baths|#NWM1857649John L. Scott R.E.Tacoma North
$249,50012334 31st Avenue NE #210Seattle, WA 98125
Pending|441 sqft|1 bed|1 bath|#NWM1864759Keller Williams Downtown Sea
$696,00012504 25th Avenue NESeattle, WA 98125
Active|2,090 sqft|4 beds|2 baths|#NWM1864464Windermere Real Estate Co.
$2,95012512 15th Avenue NE #DSeattle, WA 98125
Active|1,260 sqft|2 beds|2.25 baths|#NWM1864321RSVP Real Estate-ERA Powered
$737,00012729 39th Avenue NESeattle, WA 98125
Pending|1,750 sqft|3 beds|2.5 baths|#NWM1863439Windermere R.E. Shoreline
$799,00013733 35th Avenue NESeattle, WA 98125
Active|2,100 sqft|3 beds|2.25 baths|#NWM1858571Windermere Real Estate Co.
$775,00010425 20th Avenue NESeattle, WA 98125
Pending|1,220 sqft|2 beds|1 bath|#NWM1862771John L. Scott, Inc
$649,95011524 40th Avenue NESeattle, WA 98125
Active|1,270 sqft|3 beds|1 bath|#NWM1862455Windermere Real Estate GH LLC
$247,00012300 28th Avenue NE #106Seattle, WA 98125
Pending|737 sqft|1 bed|1 bath|#NWM1860764Lake & Company
$589,50012713 35th Avenue NE #BSeattle, WA 98125
Pending|1,460 sqft|2 beds|2.5 baths|#NWM1862506Urban Pacific Real Estate
$415,00012534 15th Avenue NE #36Seattle, WA 98125
Pending|1,195 sqft|2 beds|1.75 baths|#NWM1863089Real Property Associates
$2,30012546 35th Avenue NE #DSeattle, WA 98125
Active|1,080 sqft|2 beds|1.75 baths|#NWM1862646COMPASS
$724,00010710 Victory Lane NESeattle, WA 98125
Pending|1,300 sqft|3 beds|2 baths|#NWM1861216Redfin
$649,9502518 NE 140th Street #CSeattle, WA 98125
Active|790 sqft|2 beds|1.5 baths|#NWM1860043COMPASS
$649,9502518 NE 140th Street #CSeattle, WA 98125
Active|790 sqft|2 beds|1.5 baths|#NWM1860045COMPASS
$625,00012028 33rd Avenue NE #ALake City, WA 98125
Pending|1,310 sqft|3 beds|1.5 baths|#NWM1859488Pro Realty Options, Inc.
$1,199,9993539 NE 113th StreetSeattle, WA 98125
Active|2,780 sqft|5 beds|3 baths|#NWM1861868William E. Johnson
$800,00010715 39th Avenue NESeattle, WA 98125
Pending|1,090 sqft|2 beds|2 baths|#NWM1859927Windermere RE Greenwood
$895,0003227 NE 96th StreetSeattle, WA 98115
Pending|2,380 sqft|3 beds|2.5 baths|#NWM1849033Windermere Real Estate Midtown
$550,0003320 NE 123rd StreetSeattle, WA 98125
Pending|1,200 sqft|3 beds|1.75 baths|#NWM1860515John L Scott R E Bothell
$435,00012034 15TH Avenue NE #101Seattle, WA 98125
Pending|1,134 sqft|2 beds|2 baths|#NWM1860488The Preview Group
$1,250,0003505 NE 115th StreetSeattle, WA 98125
Active|3,130 sqft|5 beds|2.5 baths|#NWM1861184The Saki Group LLC