Mount Baker, Seattle

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Mount Baker
Seattle Neighborhood
Northern Mount Baker (foreground) and I-90.
Northern Mount Baker (foreground) and I-90.
Map of Mount Baker's location in Seattle
Map of Mount Baker's location in Seattle
Country United States
State Washington
City Seattle
City Council District 3 and District 2
Neighborhood Council Southeast District[1]
Police District South Precinct R2[2]
ZIP code 98144, 98118

Mount Baker is a neighborhood in southeast Seattle. The neighborhood's name comes from the view of Mount Baker in Whatcom County, that is seen by looking north over Lake Washington. It is bounded by Lake Washington to the east, Interstate 90 and then Leschi to the north, Rainier Valley to the west, and Columbia City to the south. The neighborhood has a community club and a rowing team.[3] It hosts Seattle's annual Seafair, which includes an airshow featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, hydroplane races, a fireworks show, and other festivities.[4] Franklin High School and Garfield High School serve this area. It is part of Seattle's South End.

Mount Baker Community Club[edit]

The Mount Baker Community Club is a volunteer non-profit neighborhood association located next to Mount Baker Park. The organization hosts community and private events at the Mount Baker Community Clubhouse, as well as park and open space stewardship programs around the Mount Baker neighborhood.[5] In addition, the organization publishes a newsletter to support members with community news, events and historical interest stories.[6]

Schools and Parks[edit]

Seattle Public Schools

Seattle Parks & Recreations Parks, Dog Parks and Open Spaces

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City Neighborhood Council" - seattle.gov - http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoodcouncil/boundaries.htm
  2. ^ "South Precinct Contacts - The Seattle Police Department" - http://www.seattle.gov/police/precincts/south/about.htm
  3. ^ "Mount Baker Rowing and Sailing Center" - http://mbrsc.com
  4. ^ "Neighborhood of the week: Mount Baker" Seattle Times, October 21, 2011- http://www.seattletimes.com/business/real-estate/neighborhood-of-the-week-mount-baker/
  5. ^ "Programs - Mount Baker Community Club" - http://www.mountbaker.org/programs/
  6. ^ "The View - Mount Baker Community Club" - http://www.mountbaker.org/the-view
  7. ^ "About Us - Hawthorne Elementary School" - http://hawthornees.seattleschools.org/about_our_school
  8. ^ "Blue Dog Pond" - Seattle Parks & Recreation - http://www.seattle.gov/parks/park_detail.asp?ID=4418
  9. ^ "Bradner Gardens Park" - Seattle Parks & Recreation - http://www.seattle.gov/parks/park_detail.asp?ID=401
  10. ^ "Mount Baker Boulevard" - Seattle Parks & Recreation - http://www.seattle.gov/parks/park_detail.asp?ID=4020
  11. ^ "Mount Baker Park" - Seattle Parks & Recreation - http://www.seattle.gov/parks/park_detail.asp?ID=419
  12. ^ "Sam Smith Park" - Seattle Parks & Recreation - http://www.seattle.gov/parks/park_detail.asp?ID=4242

Coordinates: 47°35′00″N 122°17′30″W / 47.58333°N 122.29167°W / 47.58333; -122.29167