A walk-loving friend was picking up a kindergartner on Queen Anne this afternoon so we took the opportunity to have lunch at Macrina Bakery and walk streets in West and Lower Queen Anne. Our 3.6 mile walk took us down and up some steep staircases.
Marshall Park and Parsons Gardens)
and the lovely Kinnear Park with its playground and lookout which offered great Sound views (as well as a view of the grain elevators on Pier 86) and some philosophy.
"The street names in Seattle ... were “rationalized” in the mid-1890s. In many instances historical names were dropped for numbers."