6.9 out of 10

12th Ave East, Broadway (Capitol Hill)

47.623231095208 -122.316755462987
Great for
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Schools
  • Nightlife
  • Public Transport
  • Shopping Options
Not great for
  • Cost of Living
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids


4/5 rating details
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Schools 5/5

"Go both ways on Capitol Hill"

Far enough from Broadway to avoid the noise, but not quite in the upscale homes with the Lake Washington views, 12th is good for anyone who wants to be close to the action - but not so close that you can't escape once in a while.

12th offers a clear route along the whole length of Capitol Hill from Volunteer Park in the north all the way down to 1st Hill. But because it's not an arterial, there's not a ton of traffic. Residents range from old timers to hip college grads, and young families in between. Good sidewalks make walking enjoyable, and don't miss the beauty of the parks!

Just minutes brings you either to the UW or to Seattle U, though it's hard to afford rent on a student's budget. It's also a straight shot down the hill to downtown, or to head the other direction to Lake Washington and the east side.

Any way you're headed, 12th will set you in the right direction.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids

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Nagle Pl

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15th Ave

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