Wallingford is primarily a quiet residential neighborhood in north central Seattle. It offers an array of single-family homes and townhomes, many with spacious yards within the city. Gas Works Park on Lake Union, Meridian Park, Wallingford Park, and nearby Green Lake and Woodland Park Zoo offer plenty of recreationals activities. In addition, you'll find a bustling business district along 45th Street, which includes many small shops, restaurants, bars, and the landmark Guild Movie Theatre. The community offers convenience for commuters with access to I-5 on its easten border, as well as those who attend or work for the nearby University of Washington.