Pioneer Square is a neighborhood within Seattle, Washington.
Pioneer Square is a great neighborhood for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. There are numerous things to do in this part of the city for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Even though there are many people around most of the time, a vast selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the neighborhood. Yesler Way is among the most active streets in this part of Seattle. This area also features a small amount of greenery; to be more precise, residents will find that there are relatively few tree-lined streets. However, it is easy to reach public green spaces in the neighborhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover.
A majority of the housing growth in Pioneer Square occurred prior to the 1960s. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. About 90% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas owners make up the remainder. This part of the city has quite a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to access on foot from most properties for sale in Pioneer Square. When it comes to food, home buyers in this neighborhood will value that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Yesler Way is among the best streets for groceries. In addition, thanks to 50-odd restaurants and cafes in Pioneer Square, there is almost always a place to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner. It is also especially convenient to reach a variety of clothing stores on foot.
No matter the mode of transportation, it is very simple to get around in Pioneer Square. Home owners can rely on public transit to travel in this neighborhood as a result of King Street Station with access to the Amtrak, Sounder Lakewood - Seattle Line and Sounder Everett - Seattle Line, and over 50 nearby bus lines. This area is also car friendly. It is convenient to come across a parking spot, and most properties for sale are a very short car ride from the closest highway. Traveling on foot is especially feasible for home buyers in Pioneer Square; running common errands is very convenient by walking, and countless businesses of different types can be found as well.