Olympic Hills is a lesser-known neighborhood in Northeast Seattle between Northgate and Lake City. A fairly quiet residential area, Olympic Hills homes are mostly single family and townhomes that are some of the more affordable homes in Northeast Seattle. A few small businesses dot the landscape, but there is little retail within Olympic Hills itself, with most residents travelling a few blocks to the more urban neighboring locales.
Olympic Hills has few greenfields. One of them is Little Brook Park in 14043 32nd Ave NE located in northeastern Olympic Hills. Little Brook Park is a small park with picnic tables, benches, a play area for kids, and a restroom. If you're looking for a place to read your book, you may check Albert Davis Park at 12526 27th Ave NE located in southeastern Olympic Hills. Albert Davis Park is an open plaza with benches and a play area. And if you're looking for a place to sit and have beach access, you may visit NE 130th Street Public Shore at the end of Riviera Pl NE & NE 130th St located near Burke Gilman Trail. NE 130th Street Public Shore is a peaceful place to stop from jogging or biking along Burke Gilman Trail.
Schools in Olympic Hills are Olympic Hills Elementary School (206-413-2200, olympichillses.seattleschools.org) in 13018 20th Ave NE located southeast of Church of Christ North Seattle, Chelsea House Montessori School (206-363-5212, chelseahousemontessori.com) in 13742 30th Ave NE, and Lamb of God Lutheran Preschool (206-362-8143, lambofgodseattle.org) in 12509 27th Ave NE located west of Albert Davis Park. The public library in this neighborhood is the Lake City Branch (Seattle Public Library, 206-684-7518) in 12501 28th Ave NE located east of Albert Davis Park. Some schools serving the Olympic Hills neighborhood are Laurel Academy (206-522-5992, laurelacademy.org) in 12700 35th Ave NE located east of Olympic Hills, and St Matthew School (206-362-2785, stmattschool.org) in 1230 NE 127th St located southwest of Olympic Hills. And if you want to send your kid to a Martial arts school, there's Insight Natural Arts (206-960-9117, insightnaturalarts.com) at 12531 28th Ave NE located east of Albert Davis Park.
Local businesses in western Olympic Hills are QFC (Grocery store, 206-363-5717) in 1531 NE 145th St, Mattress Today Seattle (206-487-6437, mattresstodaywa.com/Seattle) in 1533 NE 145th St, Grass & Glass Seattle Cannabis Dispensary (206-367-1483, grassandglasswa.com) in 14343 15th Ave NE, and Caroline Tavern Bar (206-363-3300) in 13702 15th Ave NE. Most of the residents in the Olympic Hills neighborhood visit Lake City Way NE for shopping and dining. There's Kidus Grocery (206-518-6220) in 13737 Lake City Way NE, Fred Meyer (Grocery store, 206-440-2400) in 13000 Lake City Way NE, Lake City Plaza (Shopping mall, 206-946-6569, groceryoutlet.com) in 3006 NE 127th St, Chipotle Mexican Grill (Mexican restaurant, 206-367-1688) in 12725 Lake City Way NE located in Lake city Plaza, Yuan Bao (Tawainese Restaurant, 206-946-6701) in 12716 Lake City Way NE, Phở Ân (Vietnamese restaurant, 206-362-3439, phoanlakecity.hrpos.heartland.us) in 12526 Lake City Way NE, and many more. Homes in the Olympic Hills area have recently sold for between $399k and $1.2 million. To see today's real estate listings in Olympic Hills, Seattle, please click the link below.
The Olympic Hills neighborhood is located in North Seattle. Homes for sale in Olympic Hills include foreclosures (bank-owned homes), short sales, new construction, and traditional resale homes. Home styles range from condos to townhomes and single-family homes.
Olympic Hills is a neighborhood in the Lake City district of Seattle, Washington.
The architecture is very diverse, ranging from homes displaced from the Interstate 5 construction, to newer construction.
In 1935, Will Rogers played his last game of polo in this verdant neighborhood north of Seattle. The Olympic Hills Polo Field was located across the street from the Jackson Golf Course which was built in 1930. The field was between N.E.135th St. and N.E.137th St. along 15th Ave. NE. It was surrounded by stately poplar trees and in the distance rose the green, rolling Olympic Hills. A monument to Will Rogers was placed at the field, but later moved to Albert Davis Park. Albert Davis Park is behind the Lake City Library which is a historic landmark.
Thornton Creek runs through the neighborhood as it makes its way to Lake Washington. The Olympic Hills neighborhood is part of the Lake City district which includes the neighborhoods of Cedar Park, Matthews Beach, Meadowbrook, and Victory Heights.
Albert Davis Park, located in the Olympic Hills neighborhood, was a gift to the City of Seattle in 1964, it is named after Albert Davis, a Lake City community leader who died in 1971. Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1890, Davis was a charter member of the Lake City Vigilantes, a member of the Keystone Kops, originated the annual salmon barbecue with his Secret Seasoning, spearheaded the Lake City Pioneer Days celebration, was active in the Youth Center, and served as the unofficial goodwill "ambassador-mayor" of Lake City. He was awarded the Golden Acorn award by the PTA in 1971.
Homer Kelly, author of The Golfing Machine, taught golfing lessons at the Jackson Golf Course. He and his wife Rosella are buried at the Acacia Memorial Park which is north of Lake City. Golfers still practice at the public course and there is a perimeter trail where neighbors can enjoy a bit of nature in this urban neighborhood.
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