culture around every turn

The best of Seattle is now within reach. Spire offers a unique opportunity to live in one of Seattle’s most culturally significant neighborhoods at the convergence of Belltown, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union. From arboretum to art and museums to markets, join us as we take you on a stroll through nearby experiences to delight your senses at every turn.


Winston Wächter Fine Art, 0.2 miles from Spire. Winston Wächter is a fine art gallery and art consulting firm with exhibition spaces in New York City and Seattle. The gallery specializes in the acquisition and placement of contemporary and 20th Century works of art.


Amazon Spheres, 0.3 miles from Spire. Ultramodern spherical conservatories that comprise part of the Amazon headquarters campus with lush botanical gardens. Keep your eyes open for tours by appointment.


Olympic Sculpture Park, 0.5 miles from Spire. Covered in monumental artworks, this award-winning nine-acre sculpture park on the waterfront is Seattle’s largest downtown green space and is just one mile north of the Seattle Art Museum.


Seattle Center, 0.6 miles from Spire. Connect to the extraordinary at Seattle Center, an active civic, arts and family gathering place in the core of our region. More than 30 cultural, educational, sports and entertainment organizations that reside on the grounds, together with a broad range of public and community programs, create thousands of events on the 74-acre campus and attract over 12 million visitors each year.


Armory at the Seattle Center. Taste the new savory and sweet offerings, stay for the many cultural celebrations and take in the sights and sounds of Seattle Center on the new 60-foot outdoor deck. The Armory is also home to customer service and Seattle Center administrative offices.


Space Needle at the Seattle Center. The Space Needle is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world and is a treasured Seattle icon. Built for the 1962 World’s Fair, the Space Needle recently completed the most extensive renovation in its history. With two observation decks, the world’s only revolving glass floor and open-air glass benches, the landmark continues to symbolize the innovative and forward-thinking spirit of Seattle.


International Fountain at the Seattle Center. The International Fountain is a mainstay from the World’s Fair. As the centerpiece of the broad open space and lawn, it has been transformed from its early days into a modern wonder. By day the fountain is a favorite lounging area and delight for young and old.


Artists at Play at the Seattle Center. Artists at Play, an imaginative, artists-created playground offering active, free fun for all ages, located in the plaza between the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) and Seattle Center Armory.


Chihuly Garden and Glass at the Seattle Center. Providing a look at the inspiration and influences that inform the career of artist Dale Chihuly, the Exhibition includes eight galleries, the centerpiece glasshouse and a lush garden.


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center at the Seattle Center. Interactive exhibits let you explore first-hand bold, innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges facing communities around the globe.


Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) at the Seattle Center. MoPOP is a leading-edge, nonprofit museum, dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel contemporary popular culture. With its roots in rock ‘n’ roll, MoPOP serves as a gateway museum, reaching multigenerational audiences through our collections, exhibitions, and educational programs, using interactive technologies to engage and empower our visitors.


Pacific Science Center at the Seattle Center. Pacific Science Center features five buildings of interactive science exhibits, a tropical Butterfly House, two IMAX theatres, a planetarium and laser light shows.


Seattle Children’s Museum at the Seattle Center. The Children’s Museum features interactive child-size exhibits that invite visitors to explore world cultures in the museum’s “Neighborhood,” across the globe and through time.


Marion Oliver McCaw Hall at Seattle Center. McCaw Hall encompasses the state-of-the-art 2,900-seat Susan Brotman Auditorium, the 380-seat Nesholm Family Lecture Hall, Prelude Café, elegant lobbies fronted by a luminous five-story serpentine glass wall, and a 17,800-square-foot public plaza that serves as an entry into McCaw Hall and the Seattle Center campus.


Pike Place Market, 0.8 miles from Spire. Pike Place Market is a special community within the heart of Seattle’s downtown. More than the city’s beloved public market, Pike Place Market is a vibrant neighborhood comprised of hundreds of farmers, craftspeople, small businesses and residents.


Center for Wooden Boats, 0.9 miles from Spire. The Center for Wooden Boats at South Lake Union is a hub of hands-on learning year-round. Boat rentals, classes and workshops, field trips, lectures, and opportunities for direct experience on the water and at the docks are waiting.


Seattle Aquarium, 1 mile from Spire. The Seattle Aquarium is the ninth largest aquarium in the U.S. by attendance and among the top five paid visitor attractions in the Puget Sound region.


Seattle Art Museum, 1 mile from Spire. Located downtown, one block from Pike Place Market, global art collections, temporary installations, and special exhibitions from around the world bridge cultures and centuries.


Miner’s Landing at Pier 57, 1.2 miles from Spire. This is the perfect place to come with your family and friends. Experience the Seattle Great Wheel, Wings Over Washington, Salish Sea Tours, Carousel, and much more!


Seattle Great Wheel at Pier 57. Covered in over 500,000 LED lights, the wheel runs a colorful light show that usually runs every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Keep an eye out on holidays and game days for special themed light shows-they are especially fun to watch.


Wings over Washington at Pier 57. Plan out a future trip to take a ride in the state-of-the-art “flying theater” that will transport you on an aerial adventure above one of America’s most scenic and beautiful states, Washington.


Frye Art Museum, 1.4 miles from Spire. The museum showcases local and global artists who are exploring the issues of our time as well as contemporary scholarship on historical subject matter.


Bainbridge Island, 1.4 miles from Spire. This island is west of Seattle and known for its outstanding natural beauty and rustic character. A ride with one of the Washington State Ferries from Pier 52 takes you to the island in no time.


Asian Art Museum, 2.1 miles from Spire. This 1933 Art Deco building in lush Volunteer Park is SAM’s original home and the location of our extensive Asian art collection, making it one of the most beloved treasures in our creative, cultured, and curious city.


Life on the edge allows for a life well-lived with some of Seattle’s best year-round cultural destinations and experiences within reach.

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