One of Seattle’s east-west workhorses, Metro route 44 never touches downtown; rather, it starts in the University District and takes a relatively straightforward route through some main drags of Northwest Seattle, notably Wallingford and Ballard.
It goes in as straight of a line as it can in this area: Starting by Husky Stadium and the Link light rail station, it heads up to Northeast 45th Street, where it stays all the way through Wallingford as it winds up toward Aurora and turns into 46th. After cutting through Fremont, it takes the turn that converts 46th into Market Street and heads down through downtown Ballard before ending its run at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.
On the way, it stops through a few other neighborhoods, like the edges of Phinney Ridge and Fremont—hitting a lot of pockets of in-demand neighborhoods, from old Wallingford craftsmans to new Ballard condos.
We’ve found six notable homes along the route.Read More