Get to Know Denny Triangle

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Get to Know Denny Triangle

A Vibrant Downtown Seattle Neighborhood

One of the best things about staying in a vacation rental home in downtown Seattle is getting to experience all the highlights of a robust, urban downtown and feel like a local. Downtown Seattle is a mix of neighborhoods that all have something special that begs to be explored.

So, take a short jaunt from your vacation rental home and get to know Denny Triangle.

Meet Denny Triangle
One of downtown’s fastest growing neighborhoods, Denny Triangle is a triangular shaped area that connects the Retail Core to Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. Professional and residential communities stand shoulder to shoulder with restaurants, public parks, and unique shops, all connected by the Seattle Streetcar Line.

Fun facts! Denny Hill is also called the Gateway District. It started as the Denny Hill Regrade project, which was the removal of Denny Hill, one of the proverbial seven hills of Seattle. The regrade occurred at the turn of the last century and made developing the neighborhood possible.

Amazon’s Biospheres
Amazon is one of Washington State’s top 10 employers and is expanding into Denny Hill. Amazon is building three crystal biospheres that will each stand 100 feet tall and will be part of their new 3.3 million square foot complex, which is also under construction. The domes are due to be filled with plants and opened in 2018.

All-Day and Kid-Friendly
PlayDate SEA is an 8,000-square foot indoor playground that has an attached café for parents. This Denny Hill spot offers an interactive dance floors, laser tag, plus a variety of climbing and crawling activities for kids up to 12. A separate toddler area keeps everyone safe and happy. Weekend prices for kids 3 and under is $12, for kids 4 and older, it’s $18. Parent’s aren’t charged for admission.

Restaurant Recommendations
Denny Hill neighborhood is filled with restaurants from mobile food trucks to fine dining and everything in between.

FareStart – Get your dining experience with a side of heart at this restaurant. Part of the proceeds from the restaurants’ lunches, dinners, and catering services go to help disadvantaged people. More than that, though, it’s also a culinary job training and placement program for disadvantaged and homeless individuals.

Palace Kitchen – Cozy booths and an open kitchen ensure your experience at this chef Tom Douglas’ restaurant will be just what you want. Whole trout and chickens grilled over an Applewood grill or a lush plate of local vegetables are all perfectly prepared to please.

Mistral Kitchen is a fine dining urban bistro offering lunch Monday to Friday, happy hour service Monday to Saturday, and dinner Monday through Saturday. Reserve a spot in the Jewel Box Bar and sip from their signature handblown glassware created by Pennsylvania-based artist Michael Schunke.

Gopoke – poke bowls are the perfect customized lunch or dinner. Layer any number of vegetables and meats over a base of your choice for a fresh take on eating.

Top Pot Doughnuts – Hand-forged doughnuts and coffee make this a This Seattle-based chain has locations within Seattle and their doughnuts are offered in cafes in western Washington and Dallas Texas.


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