Best Sale Price Ever: $911k


Remember fire station #20 that hit the market back in February for $649k? Well it sold this past week. And it sold for… what for it… $911,911.

New Contemporary on Mercer Island


Love this new contemporary on Mercer Island at 7016 E Mercer Wy. Built in 2014, it was designed by Sagemodern Architecture. Listed at $1.549m it is 4 bedrooms, 3.75 bathrooms, 3,451 square feet on a 1/3 of an acre lot. It is open Sunday from 1 to 3pm. Listing provided courtesy of Chad Dierickx, Redfin.

Paul Hayden Kirk MCM

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Mid century modern fans there is a Paul Hayden Kirk one in Bryant. Sorry, but the listing agent doesn’t want us to feature this home publicly so you’ll need to create an account and log in to see this one.

Brand spanking new Wallingford modern


Green Canopy Homes brings us this spacious 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home in Wallingford.  Listing for $1,300,000, this 3,070 sq ft home includes a rooftop deck, media room and garage.  The living room is open plan with a large kitchen, dining area, and sitting areas in the front and back.  A deck overlooks the backyard. … Read More

QA High School condo for lease

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There’s a nice 1 bedroom, 4th floor unit for lease at Queen Anne High School.  $2,500/month gets you a 795 sq ft unit, with gorgeous kitchen and bathroom.  High ceilings and tall windows to let in the light.  One parking space in the garage included.  Rooftop deck with fire pit and BBQs, to go along… Read More

Reminder: Luma Sales Center Opens Today

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Reminder that the sales center for Luma, the high rise condo building coming to First Hill opens today. If you go we’d love to hear what you think. Either leave a comment on the blog or Facebook, or email us at Here’s what we thought when we visited on Monday.

Eastlake 6 Resale


The first resale at Eastlake 6 hit the market this week at 2217 Boylston Ave E. Unit A is 3 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms, and 1,690 square feet. Listed at $679k it sold almost exactly two years ago brand new for $569k. It’ll be interesting to see what it sells for now. I heard that a… Read More

Featured New Construction: North Admiral New Construction


Two modern homes now available in the North Admiral neighborhood of West Seattle! Sleek designer finishes welcome you into flowing, light filled spaces. The main floor features rich, hardwood flooring throughout, a gourmet kitchen with slab quartz countertops + full height, hand laid backsplash, energy efficient, stainless steel appliances and locally made, European-inspired cabinetry. Luxuriously… Read More

Featured New Construction: Spruce Park by Isola Homes

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Now Selling! Isola Homes offers a collection of 9 townhomes made for modern living at Spruce Park Townhomes. Be inspired by these eco-friendly homes with bright, open concept living, gourmet kitchens, spa bathrooms and designer finishes. Convenient Central District location with beautiful park views and easy access to nearby eateries, shopping and coffee. As the… Read More

Modern Home Tour: May 2nd – Win Tickets!


The modern home tour is back! The 2015 Seattle Modern Home Tour will take place on Saturday, May 2nd. Tourgoers get to walk-through some of the Emerald City’s most amazing modern homes, and meet the local architects behind the designs. Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 day of. If you want to win a pair… Read More

King5 Peeks into Smith Tower Penthouse

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Yes, there really is an apartment on top of the Smith Tower. Check it out via King5, Inside the Smith Tower apartment:

Loft rentals in Lower Queen Anne

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Jax Apartments, in LQA/Uptown, has their street level loft units ready for rent. Jax is a new apartment building at 500 3rd Ave W.  These loft units face quiet streets and have their own street entrance, as well as an interior door.  Major bus lines are a block away on Mercer.  Shopping, restaurants, Seattle Center,… Read More

Portland Developer Wins Capitol Hill Station Housing Development

Sound Transit announces highest-ranked developer for Capitol Hill Station housing, retail development. Full press release below. Here are the highlights: Portland-based Gerding Edlen Development Company’s proposal for the master developer contract scored highest for all four empty sites located above or adjacent to the station. The Sound Transit Board will review the outcome of the… Read More

Sneak Peek: Luma, Sales Center of the Future

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Checking out the sales center for Luma, Seattle’s next big condo, at 8 am seemed like a good idea last week but I think both parties found 8 am on a Monday to be just a tad bit early today. First quick refresher on Luma: 24-story condo in First Hill. 168 units from 600 square… Read More

New Hawthorne Hills Modern


We’re digging the new construction Rose-Leigh Design at 5227 Pullman Ave NE. Unassuming from the outside, on the Burke, view of the water and a very sweet modern design inside. Listed at $1.485m it is 5 bedrooms, 3.25 bathrooms in 3,390 square feet on a 6,960 square foot lot. Open today from 1 to 4pm…. Read More

Climb the Walls of this Contemporary Farmhouse


We love climbing so how could we not love this Montlake “contemporary farmhouse” that features a mini climbing wall / climbing gym? Located at 2408 22nd Ave E is is listed at $1.185m for 4 bedrooms, 2.75 bathrooms over 3,500 square feet on a 3,000 square foot lot. Just a heads up there is no… Read More

Sorry, Been Busy Launching Meld!


I’m so sorry there haven’t been any posts in the last two weeks! The reason is a few friends and I just launched our company, Meld, last week on a Kickstarter for our first product the Meld Knob + Clip. In case you didn’t know, Urbnlivn and real estate is just a hobby, not a… Read More

Last Chance for DJC Building of the Year

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The DJC is running a building of the year contest. In the are some Urbnlivn favorites like Premiere on Pine, Stadium Place, Dimension and Sunset Electric. Who’d you vote for?

Seward Park MCM with a Pool


It has been a slow week for cool homes until this mid-century modern in Seward Park at 6445 Hampton Rd S came along. We love the fireplace, wood ceilings, vintage bar and just in time for summer there’s a pool with a slide. $875k for 4 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms, 3,990 square feet on a 0.29… Read More

Another Good Looking Remodel By Green Canopy


Green Canopy, who recently completed this amazing Wedgwood remodel, have another remodel on the market. This one is in Loyal Heights at 8351 Jones Ave NW. $875k for 4 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms, 2,483 square feet on a 4,000 square foot lot. Check it out today from 12 to 3 and tomorrow 11 to 2pm. Listing… Read More