First Hill

First Hill is a neighborhood in , Washington, named for the hill on which it is located. The hill, in turn, is so named for being the first hill one encounters traveling east from downtown Seattle toward Lake Washington.

Landmarks in the Area

Hotel Sorrento is an Italian oasis style hotel in , Washington, United States, located in the historic First Hill neighborhood.The Hotel Sorrento opened in 1909, just before the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition was held in the city. Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

O'Dea High School is a Catholic all boys high school founded in 1923 and is located in 's . Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Bloodworks Northwest is a blood bank and medical research institute headquartered in Seattle, Washington that serves 90 hospitals in western Washington and .

St. James Cathedral is a cathedral church located at 804 Ninth Avenue in the neighborhood of , Washington, . Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Yesler Terrace, a 22-acre public housing development in , Washington was, at the time of its… Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Chinatown–International District of , Washington is the center of Seattle's Asian American community. is situated 4200 feet southeast of First Hill. Photo: ZhengZhou, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Central Area, commonly called the Central District or CD, is a mostly residential district in located east of ; west of , and Mt. is situated 1 mile southeast of First Hill.

Belltown is the most densely populated neighborhood in , Washington, United States, located on the city's downtown waterfront on land that was artificially flattened as part of a regrading project. is situated 1 mile west of First Hill. Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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