Whittier, or Whittier Heights as it's sometimes called, is a small patch of the northern Ballard area with a distincly residential feel. With Greenwood and Ballard close by, there are ample shopping and entertainment opportunities, but very little retail within Whittier itself. Craftsman and Tudor homes dominate the Whittier neighborhood, with moderate real estate prices and a quiet neighborhood vibe.
Whittier has two greenfields, Baker Park on Crown Hill and Kirke Park. Baker Park on Crown Hill is at 8347 14th Ave NW in northwestern Whittier, and it has a playground, picnic areas, fitness equipment, and a totem pole plaza. In eastern Whittier, you will find Kirke Park at 7028 9th Ave NW. It has a playground and p-patch community gardens. There are other parks near Whittier. One of them is Loyal Heights Playfield in 2101 NW 77th St in the west of Whittier. Loyal Heights Playfield has a playground and fields for games.
Another park near Whittier is Salmon Bay Park. It is at 2001 NW Canoe Pl in the southwest of Whittier, and it has a playground, grassy hills, picnic tables, and benches. You will also find other parks near the Whittier neighborhood. There's a small nature park named Crown Hill Glen at 8735 19th Ave NW in the northwest of Whittier. Another small parks are Alice Ball Park at 8100 Greenwood Ave N near the public library, Ballard Corners Park (which has cement couches and abstract jungle-gym) in 1702 NW 62nd St in the southwest of Whittier, and 6th Ave NW Pocket Park (which has a playground and picnic areas) in 606 NW 76th St in the east of Whittier.
Schools serving Whittier are Whittier Elementary School (Public Grades K-5, 206-252-1650, whittieres.seattleschools.org) in 1320 NW 75th St in central Whittier, Ballard High School (Public Grades 9-12, 206-252-1000, ballardhs.seattleschools.org) in 1418 NW 65th St in the southern Whittier, and Whittier Heights Preschool (206-782-1781, whittierheightspreschool.com) in 7318 Dibble Ave NW in the north of Kirke Park. The nearest Seattle Public Library is the Greenwood Branch. It is at 8016 Greenwood Ave N in the south of Alice Ball Park (east of Whittier).
The schools near Whittier neighborhood are Greenwood Elementary School (Public PK, K-5, 206-252-1400, greenwoodes.seattleschools.org) in 144 NW 80th St in the east of Whittier, and St John Catholic School Seattle (Private PK, K-8, 206-783-0337, st-johnschool.org) in 120 N 79th St near Greenwood Elementary School. In the west of Whittier, you will also find schools such as Matheia School (Private PK, K-5, 206-283-1828, matheia.org) in 2205 NW 67th St in the southwest of Salmon Bay Park, Salmon Bay School (Public K-8, 206-252-1720, salmonbayk8.seattleschools.org) in 1810 NW 65th St in the southeast of Salmon Bay Park, and Ballard Preschool Co-Op (206-789-2341, phinneycenter.org/bpc) in 7503 18th Ave NW in the east of Loyal Heights Playfield.
Residents in Whittier visit the streets of 15th Ave NW and NW 85th St for shopping and dining. You will find Safeway (Grocery store, 206-782-7464, local.safeway.com) in 8340 15th Ave NW near Baker Park, King Smoke Shop (Tobacco shop, 206-783-0633) in 7758 15th Ave NW, Top Banana (Produce market, 206-783-7786) in 6501 15th Ave NW, and more. If you're looking for restaurants, there's Thai Siam Restaurant (Thai restaurant, 206-783-3668, thaisiamrestaurant.com) in 8305 15th Ave NW near Baker Park, Un Bien (Caribbean restaurant, 206-588-2040, unbienseattle.com) in 7302.5 15th Ave NW, Sazon Kitchen (Mexican restaurant, 206-717-2827, sazonseattle.com) in 7301 15th Ave NW, and more. There are florist shops in the area like Ballard Blossom (206-782-4213, ballardblossom.com) in 1111 NW 85th St, and Peter's Flowers (206-467-7100) in 8023 Dibble Ave NW. Homes in the Whittier area have recently sold for between $510k and $2.6 million. To see today's real estate listings in Whittier, Seattle, please click the link below.
The Whittier neighborhood is located in North Seattle. Homes for sale in Whittier include foreclosures (bank-owned homes), short sales, new construction, and traditional resale homes. Home styles range from condos to townhomes and single-family homes.
Whittier Heights, Seattle
Whittier Heights is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington. It is considered part of greater Ballard.
The neighborhood is bounded to the west by 15th Avenue NW, beyond which is Loyal Heights; to the north by NW 85th Street, beyond which is Crown Hill; to the east by 8th Avenue NW, beyond which is Greenwood and Phinney Ridge; and to the south by NW 65th Street, beyond which is central Ballard.
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