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Stroll Capitol Hill's Beautiful Streets

Seattle Tourist Attractions--Exploring Capitol Hill

 

Shafer Baillie Mansion

 

Shafer Baillie Mansion  on 14th Avenue    Built 1916

 

Capitol Hill is one of the oldest sections of the city.  Lovers of beautiful residential architecture and lovely landscaping really enjoy strolling the streets on Capitol Hill.  Park at Volunteer Park and start walking.  Proceed down 14th Avenue from the Water Tower.  Some of Seattle’s most beautiful old homes are on this street, nicknamed "Millionaires' Row".  The largest of these old homes is the Shafer Baillie Mansion, a 14,000 square foot Tudor Revival home built in 1916 that is a bed and breakfast.

Adjacent to the Water Tower entrance to Volunteer Park is the magnificent neo-classical Parker/Fersen House at 1409 East Prospect Avenue.  It was built in 1909.  The Parker/Fersen House is one of the editor's favorite homes in Seattle. Click on the link below to see the Parker/Fersen House.

 

Home on 22nd Avenue

22nd Avenue Home

 

Capitol Hill Landscaping

22nd Avenue Landscaping

One of the most beautiful streets on Capitol Hill is 22nd Avenue.  The homes with their lovely landscaping of plants and rock features make this an especially showy street in the spring and summer.

 

Click  on one of the following links to see our additional photos of Capitol Hill homes and landscaping.

 

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