• Good Shepherd Center: 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N. Built in 1906, this beautiful, Italianate design with elaborate stone work served young women who sought shelter, education and vocational training for six decades. The city purchased the 11-acre site in 1975 and turned it over to Historic Seattle for use as a multi-purpose community center. It’s a center of creative and philanthropic energy in the neighborhood. Plus, there’s the adjacent P-Patch.
• Fremont Abbey Arts Center, 4272 Fremont Ave. N. The striking, 1914 brick building in upper Fremont underwent renovation a few years ago. It houses a multi-disciplinary arts space for performances, classes, workshops, exhibits and creative interactivity between all types.
• “Waiting for the Interurban,” North 35th Street and Fremont Avenue. Richard Beyer’s 1979, cast aluminum work depicting six people and a dog beneath a shelter is anything but static. The figures are variously clothed, depending on the seasons and sometimes for political commentary.
• Fremont Cut: It’s part of the Lake Washington Ship Canal linking Lake Washington to Puget Sound, crossed by the Fremont Bridge, a drawbridge that connects two very different neighborhoods: Fremont and Queen Anne. The canal as it runs past Fremont is particularly beautiful before it widens into Lake Union. • Lenin: The story behind the infamous statue of Lenin at 36th and Evanston Avenue North in Fremont is serpentine; suffice it to say it was rescued from a Czechoslovakian junkyard after the fall of Communism and it ended up here.
• Ivar’s Salmon House: 401 N. E. Northlake Way. The beautiful cedar replica of an Indian longhouse is a good place just to be — Ivar’s is a tourist magnet on the Seattle waterfront, but not here. The place was renovated a few years ago: The totem pole in the lobby was carved by Tsimshian tribal member David Robert Boxley, not yet 30 years old and son of noted woodcarver David Boxley.
Located in the Wallingford Center. Authentic tandoori dishes come from a traditional clay oven. Curries with chicken, lamb and shrimp are cooked to perfection. Kothmir Chicken, cooked in a coconut curry sauce, is excellent. The soft naan bread is warm and enticing. 1815 N 45th St. 206.634.1000
City Cellars Fine Wines For 22 years, we have been selecting and selling fine wines in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle. Friday evening wine tastings, 5pm to 7pm.
1710 N 45th St, 206-632-7238