King County Metro Route 11 runs in a slightly-crooked but relatively direct line: east from downtown through Capitol Hill, hitting the edge of the Central District before running through Madison Valley, past the Washington Park Arboretum, and ending up in Madison Park.
Along the way, it hits neighborhoods both dense and less so, despite running on major roads. In Capitol Hill, listings are heavy on condos—while by the time it gets to Madison Park, seven-figure single-family homes are dominant. Some of these neighborhoods have seen a lot more recent development, others not so much.
That means we get to explore a little bit of everything along this route, from newer, luxury condos to turn-of-the-century historical houses to a 1920s vision of city life. Some homes are closer to downtown; some are closer to the beach on Lake Washington.
We’ve found six notable homes along the route, from craftsman to modern.Read More