Housing near amazon

Cisco / Eng

Cisco Eng

bored with job
May 24, 2018 25 Comments

I am moving from bay area to seattle. What are some good residential areas near amazon? I am looking for an safe neighborhood and minimal Transit time ( ok with 30 mins ).


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  • Amazon dk
    Everything around Amazon is not safe because of the tweakers but if you live in SF now then maybe you don't mind. Safe areas are on the east side but unless you're right on a bus line transit is probably more like 45-60min
    May 24, 2018 16
    • Twitch oRVj75
      I live in SLU and do NOT feel safe at all here. Lots of homeless people, I’ve been followed by one at night begging while I walked my dog. Lots of people doing drugs in the park.

      Some of the homeless people are lovely and kind. Some are aggressive. It’s a toss up.

      I’m moving ASAP. Because of the homeless + it’s boring as shit around here. A ghost town after work hours, nothing to do.
      May 28, 2018
    • Microsoft HJOX48
      Twitch is right. SLU is completely urban. Not residential at all.
      May 29, 2018
  • Microsoft HaroldShum
    Queen Anne, Ballard, Fremont, Green lake, Wallingford, U-District. Close, safe, yuppie, gentrified. Awesome bike commutes in the spring/summer.
    May 24, 2018 0
  • Tinder / Eng

    Tinder Eng

    Im a cat! Meow 🐈
    Fuk seattle
    May 24, 2018 1
    • Amazon uTRg83
      If you hate it, leave
      May 24, 2018
  • Microsoft qbys57
    Belltown would be like a 20 min walk from SLU or like a 10 min walk from the new buildings in Denny Triangle
    May 25, 2018 0
  • Microsoft mspgk
    Ballard is a 20-30 minute bus ride from SLU
    May 24, 2018 0
  • Amazon Vaspar
    I live in the capital hill/central district and walk. Depending on where you are, it’s like 15-30 minutes to walk for a lot of this area. It’s great.
    May 24, 2018 0
  • Microsoft HJOX48
    Also, if you’re used to San Jose and like that, then East Side will feel familiar. If you instead wish you lived in some of the neighborhoods in/around SF, then stay on Seattle side of the lake.
    May 24, 2018 0
  • Microsoft HJOX48
    Looking for house with yard? I assume so by residential. Upper Queen Anne, Madison Park, Magnolia and Green Lake fit the bill and North of downtown Seattle like Amazon. You can find pockets in neighborhoods south of Amazon (West Seattle, Madrona, Seward Park) but more busy and good/bad neighborhoods closer to each other.

    If good public schools are important look to the East Side of Lake Washington - Kirkland, Bellevue and in the middle Mercer Island. Plenty of residential places, safe as can be and great schools. East side will feel like living in the burbs, while Seattle side neighborhoods I mentioned up top will still feel like you’re living in the city.
    May 24, 2018 0


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