Getting Here

1119 Eighth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101


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Town Hall is conveniently located at Eighth Avenue and Seneca Street. Town Hall’s location offers easy access to and from the I-5 freeway.

There is a large pay lot immediately adjacent to Town Hall; enter the parking lot from Seventh Avenue, or Spring or Seneca streets. This lot is operated by Diamond Parking and is not affiliated with Town Hall. The rates are the same every day, $4 first hour, and then $3 each additional hour. Evening rates after 5pm are $7. Taxes not included.

The Washington State Convention Center Main Garage is located two blocks north of Town Hall on Eighth Avenue. This garage is available for daytime events ($12, while supplies last) and evening events ($4 after 5 pm) with a special voucher you can get from Town Hall. Just ask a Town Hall staff member for a voucher while you are here attending an event, and you’ll receive the discount when you leave the garage. Please note: Vouchers are available for use only while attending events at Town Hall.

Additionally, several commercial parking lots are located within 1.5 blocks of Town Hall’s front door. Landmarks are: Washington State Convention Center, two blocks north; Freeway Park, just to the northwest; I-5 freeway, 1.5 blocks west, Virginia Mason Medical Center, one block east; and First Presbyterian Church, one block south.

 

By Bus

Town Hall is served by Metro bus lines 2 and 13, which stop directly in front of the building at Seneca, and line 12, which stops 1.5 blocks south on Madison at Eighth. Line 2 serves Madrona, south Capitol Hill, and Queen Anne. Line 13 goes to West Queen Anne. Line 12 runs from Capitol Hill to downtown. For more information on bus schedules and nearby routes, visit http://metro.kingcounty.gov/.

Driving from the South

Take I-5 north to the Madison Street exit downtown. After exiting, continue north (Seventh Avenue). Go past Madison Street one block to Spring Street. At this point, you may enter the commercial parking lot adjacent to Town Hall. Town Hall is on Eighth Avenue at Seneca Street. Seneca Street is two blocks north of Madison Street.

Driving from the North

Take I-5 to the James Street Exit. Take the first left after exiting (Cherry Street). Stay in the right-hand lane and continue to the next traffic light (Seventh Avenue); turn left and continue north past Madison Street one block to Spring Street. Town Hall is at Eighth Avenue between Spring and Seneca streets.

Driving from the Eastside

Take I-90 or 520 to I-5 and follow above directions.

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