In the late 1800s, electric trolleys first penetrated this logged bluff high above Lake Washington. New streets, lots and stairways. quickly followed. We’ll make an introductory exploration of this special neighborhood’s discreet stairs and passageways, with their lake-spanning vistas, gorgeous old homes and beautiful volunteer-supported green spaces.
Walk Leaders: Cathy and Jake Jaramillo, Feet First Neighborhood Walking Ambassadors and authors of Seattle Stairway Walks
Numbers: 1.7 miles; 371 steps down, 299 steps up
When: All walks start at 10 am on Saturday, February 9. Please RSVP for detailed instructions about the meet up location.
More on Stairway Walks Day:
Join our Neighborhood Walking Ambassadors on urban explorations of Seattle, Bellevue, and Burien’s beautiful outdoor stairways as they highlight the Puget Sound Region’s awesome elevation changes and discuss the individual characteristics and historical context of our stairways.
The stairway walks featured are from Feet First Neighborhood Walking Ambassadors Jake and Cathy Jaramillo’s new book, Seattle Stairway Walks. With a mix of urban history and lore,Seattle Stairway Walks uncovers the blooms and birds of Seattle’s greenspaces, the legacy of the city’s neighborhood activism, it’s turn-of-the-century logging roots, quirky art scenes, architectural icons, and cosmopolitan neighborhoods of today.
What: Stairway Walks Day
When: Saturday, February 9, 2013. All walks begin at 10 am and end at 12 pm.
Where: See walk descriptions; specific meet up locations to be given upon ticket reservation.
For more information, please contact Darcy Edmunds by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 206-652-2310, ext. 5. The walks are free. Space on each walk is limited to 20 participants, please RSVP in advance.
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lisa Quinn, Executive Director by emailing email@example.com or calling 206-652-2310, ext. 6.