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Surrounded by the liberal arts buildings, the Quad turns a wonderful shade of pink in the spring, when the Japanese cherry trees bloom.
Surrounded by the liberal arts buildings, the Quad turns a wonderful shade of pink in the spring, when the Japanese cherry trees bloom. These blooms only last a couple weeks, however.
Seattle, WA, United States
The Suzzallo is a grand Gothic-style structure
One of the biggest contemporary art galleries in Washington, The Henry shows well-known contemporary and modern artists of all visual media, as well as an annual exhibition of the UW's Master of Fine Arts students
The Burke Museum is a natural history museum with lots of Northwest Indian artifacts and dinosaur
The Waterfront Activities Center rents out canoes and rowboats, with all the necessary accessories
Fans of comic artist Charles Burns might like to visit this park, the site of some of the creepier scenes in his book 'Black Hole
Incorporated in 1872, Lakeview Cemetery is set on a hillside with views of Lake Union, the Cascades, Lake Washington and the Olympic Mountains
The Arboretum is a 230-acre park additionally serving as a botanical garden and horticultural research center, with thousands of trees and plants from temperate climates represented
An offshoot of downtown's Seattle Art Museum, SAAM displays a portion of the permanent collection balanced with rotating, consistently well-curated special exhibitions
Designed by John Charles Olmsted and Fredrick Law Olmsted Jr, Volunteer Park is the largest park in Capitol Hill and the site of a botanical conservatory and the Seattle Asian Art Museum
A small, family maintained garden located on the northwest side of Seattle's Capitol Hill, on a steep hillside