Want to live close to the water with the feeling of being in the city? You can get the best of both worlds in Seattleā€™s Eastlake neighborhood. On the eastern shore of Lake Union, Eastlake has a mix of apartments, condos, small houses and houseboats that make up the blocks from the southern end near the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, up to the north overlooking the Montlake Cut. Stroll along Eastlake Avenue for premium dinner locations, or happy hour locales with a prime view of the water. With easy access to the University of Washington and a steady flow of public transportation across the city, this neighborhood has everything you need.