Georgetown Records Amy Vaughn
Photo: David Newman
Photo: David Newman
Photo: Harold Hollingsworth
Photo: David Newman
Photo: Dennis Hamilton

SoDo & Georgetown

INDUSTRIAL TURNS TRENDY IN TWO SEATTLE NEIGHBORHOODS

Starbucks Reserve SODO Joshua Trujillo

SODO

A former industrial district now draws crowds for sporting events, concerts, and wine tastings.

Explore

Lumen Field (800 Occidental Ave S) roars with Seahawks, Sounders FC, and OL Reign supporters year-round, while baseball fans can explore T-Mobile Park (1250 First Ave S) on a guided tour, even during the Mariners off-season. If you still have a voice left after all that cheering, use it to sing your heart out at a Showbox SoDo (1700 First Ave) concert in a spacious converted warehouse.

Eat and Drink

Inside Starbucks headquarters, Starbucks Reserve SODO (2401 Utah Ave S) delivers an unforgettable cafe experience with pizzas, cocktails, craft coffee, and nitro cold brew on tap. Go classic for lunch with retro-cool burgers and fries at Pick-Quick Drive In (2990 Fourth Ave S) or rave-worthy Caribbean roast sandwiches at Paseo (1760 First Ave S). Then relax over a gluten-free beer at Ghostfish Brewing Company (2942 First Ave S) or a glass of wine at one of 10 tasting rooms within expansive SODO Urbanworks (3901 First Ave S).

Shop

It’s perhaps no surprise that stylish workwear and outdoor apparel thrive in this industrial neighborhood. Outdoor Research (2203 First Ave S) designs activewear for everything from skiing to hiking, while the Filson (1741 First Ave S) flagship store is known for its American heritage apparel, from mackinaw wool jackets to tin-cloth slacks. In the mood for music? Silver Platters (2930 First Ave S) has everything from vintage movies to rare LPs in its extensive storefront.

Georgetown Trailer Park Mall Cole Swain

GEORGETOWN

Planes soar overhead in this revitalized neighborhood south of downtown.

Explore

Dig into Seattle’s aviation legacy at The Museum of Flight (9404 E Marginal Way S) to get up close to lunar modules and historic Boeing airliners. Tech geeks can nerd out even more at Connections Museum Seattle (7000 E Marginal Way S), showcasing antique telephones and switchboards. And for an Insta-worthy photo op, head to Oxbow Park (6430 Corson Ave S) to glimpse a larger-than-life cowboy hat and boots.

Eat and Drink

Voi Cà Phê (6105 13th Ave S) pours unique Vietnamese coffees, like the pho’  spice latte with an herb blend inspired by the classic noodle soup. Mezzanotte (1210 S Bailey St) doles out freshly made pastas and Italian small plates, while Matcha Man Ice Cream & Taiyaki (6014 12th Ave S) swirls soft-serve flavors like green tea, ube, and black sesame into a fish-shaped waffle cone. The perfect wrap up to the day is a glass of Washington wine in the airy, industrial space at House of Smith Jet City (1136 S Albro Pl).

Shop

Find handcrafted housewares, creative ceramics, and original artwork within the Airstream trailers at Georgetown Trailer Park Mall (5805 Airport Way S). Crystallography Gems (650 S Orcas St, Ste 218) sells everything from amethyst geodes to orgonite pyramids for the crystal curious, while The Barn Owl Vintage Goods (6012 12th Ave S) stocks vintage Harley tees and fabulous ’50s dresses.

Georgetown & SoDo Partners

LIT Immersive SoDo/Georgetown

LIT Immersive

  • Address 1000 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134
  • Phone (206) 317-4396
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Westland Distillery SoDo/Georgetown

Westland Distillery

  • Address 2931 First Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134
  • Phone (206) 767-7250
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superGraphics SoDo/Georgetown

superGraphics

  • Address 2730 Accidental Ave S., Seattle, WA 98134
  • Phone (206) 284-2201
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Showbox SoDo SoDo/Georgetown

Showbox SoDo

  • Address 1700 First Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134
  • Phone (206) 652-0997
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