Modern Living Near Lake Washington

This place went pending right as we were going to publish this post. Oh well! It is still a place worth checking out, at least online :). …This 1957 mid-century modern at 3831 43rd Avenue South and just off Lake Washington is a modern dweller’s dream. With 3 bedroom and 2.5 baths, the home was… Read More

Modern Plans in Phinney Ridge. BYOB

The perfect opportunity for a new, modern build with all your personal touches is available in Phinney Ridge. This lot at 321 N. 81st Street features the plans and permits for a 3135 sq. ft. home, complete with 4 bedrooms, an open floor plan, and multiple outdoor spaces. You just need to bring your own… Read More

Contemporary Views in Eastlake

Located at 2671 Boylston Avenue East in Eastlake, this contemporary townhouse hits on a lot of high points for us – exposed steel, wood, concrete and brick. The 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom space features three floors with an open layout that makes great use of natural light with large windows. And while we love the gourmet… Read More

Madison Park Mid-Century Living, Re-Imagined

We’ve enjoyed a few parties in this amazing home at 2236 38th Place E built in 1960 and totally re-imagined in 2010. It is hard to believe it has been six years since their remodel though. It looks practically brand new. Listed at just shy of $2m this home is 3,050 square feet and has… Read More

Across from Cal Anderson Park

Just across Cal Anderson Park from the brand new light rail station, this modern townhouse at 1802 11th Ave with lofted bedroom hit the market a week ago. The 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom is listed for $549,900 and features floor to ceiling windows in the living room as well as an upgraded kitchen. The bedroom… Read More

Rent at Monique Lofts!

A reader who knows we have a sweet spot for Monique Lofts wrote in to let us know she’s renting out her loft. So here’s your chance for a legit loft in the heart of the action of Capitol Hill! Listed at $2250/month it is 679 square feet. In her words: South-facing second floor loft… Read More

Join Us on the Water in Eastlake!

Come live across the dock from me in Eastlake, my neighbors floating home is for sale, and Urbnlivn is selling it! Home #R on the 2025 Fairview Ave dock is the perfect floating home. Only minutes from downtown, you can spend your days kayaking, paddle boarding and boating (moor up to a 18′ boat with… Read More

Remodeled MCM in West Seattle

5024 SW Prince Street, a mid-century modern in North Admiral (West Seattle), has undergone quite the transformation in less than twelve months! Built in 1966, it was sold last June for $648k, it is now back on the market at $1.25m after some significant renovations. Just check out the before pictures. We love the open… Read More

George Suyama’s Beachlivn

Beachlivn at 8809 Fauntleroy Wy SW, the first personal residence of architect George Suyama. Built in 1988, the property sits just a few steps north to the waterfront of Vashon ferry and frames breaktaking views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountain peaks. The zen design of the home itself, comprised of wood, metal, and… Read More

Midcentury Windermere Gem

Another mid-century for us to lust after. This one is at 5757 64th Ave NE in Windermere. Built in 1958 it is 4,630 square feet with four bedrooms, 3.25 bathrooms on a .32 acre lot. Bonus points: you get access to the Windermere Beach Club. Perfect for beautiful weekends like this one! I think we’re… Read More

House of the Week: “House on the Hill”

Our favorite house this week is a stunning house on Queen Anne Hill with a penthouse living level framed in steel. We were fortunate to get a private tour from the owners yesterday before it hit the market.  Located at the end of a private cul-de-sac road on the south slope of Queen Anne, 1110… Read More

Insignia 92%, Luma 50%, Gridiron 18%, Nexus Coming Soon

Hot on the heels of the Seattle Times article, Seattle condos: Short supply puts extra squeeze on housing market here is our update on the status of all the condo new construction projects as well as a few single family and larger townhouse projects. If you’re thinking of buying a new construction condo or home,… Read More

Rent My Place at Trace Lofts

My loft at Trace Lofts is up for rent! Trace Lofts at 1408 12th Avenue on Capitol Hill was built in 1919 and has enjoyed a colorful history, housing both an athletic equipment company and an order of Tibetan monks. In 2007 it was converted from a vintage warehouse to condos by GTS Development. Johnson… Read More

Brand New In-City Waterfront

It isn’t often that we see brand new homes built on the water within minutes of downtown! So if that’s what you’ve been looking for you should definitely check out 3212 Portage Bay Place E. 3-star Built Green (pending), moorage for a 25′ boat, 900 square foot roof top deck and more for this 2,973… Read More

Ferry Watching from a Fauntleroy Modern

Watch the ferries go by from this modern home in West Seattle’s Fauntleroy at 4046 SW Henderson St. Rebuilt in 2007 it has west facing views of the Sound and appears to be totally tricked out. Here’s the long list of features. Priced at $1.4m it is 3,412 square feet with 3 bedrooms, 3.25 bathrooms… Read More

West View Large 2 Bedroom at Mosler Lofts

Unit 1111 is an amazing looking two bedroom in the Mosler Lofts building. At 1,529 square feet it is a good size but what will really capture your eye is the west views over Belltown and the Sound. Priced at $1.2m, this unit last sold brand new in 2007 for $920k. HOA dues are $837/month…. Read More

Laurelhurst Mid-Century Modern

3379 47th Ave NE looks to be an incredible mid-century home designed by Seattle architect Keith Kolb. Built in 1960 it is 3,350 square feet and has 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. In addition to the timeless modern design, we love the lake and Rainier views. Plus there is a rooftop deck (but no railing… Read More

Large One Bedroom at Veer Lofts

I suspect a lot of Amazonians will go checkout loft #101 at Veer Lofts. Built in 2009 by Paul Allen’s Vulcan real estate arm, Veer Lofts is a modern loft building in South Lake Union. This unit is 993 square feet, with tall ceilings, modern styling (concrete ceilings) and outdoor space. Priced at $525k, the… Read More

Capitol Hill Cottage Steps From the Action

It is hard to believe this Capitol Hill cottage at 421 10th Ave E Unit B is tucked away, barely only a block away from all the action of Broadway. Built in 1923 it is in a collection of condos known as “The Bungalows”. At 652 square feet, it is a compact one bedroom, one… Read More

Incredible Magnolia Mid-Century Modern

To go with your mid-century modern vacation home, you, of course, need an incredible mid-century city home. 4700 W Bertona St is that MCM. In Magnolia on a 9,226 square foot lot it is 2,820 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 2.75 bathrooms. Tastefully updated it has a Poliform kitchen, sweet bathtub and lots of… Read More