Central District (CD)
Central Seattle, or the Central District (CD) as it is commonly known, is located in the heart of Seattle, minutes from the downtown Central Business District. Historically, this neighborhood has been recognized as the center point of the city and the perfect place to live if you want easy access to most points in the region.
Several highly sought after neighborhoods make up the Central District, including:
- Central District
- Madison Park
- Madison Valley
Each neighborhood offers a unique CD living experience; from turn of the century homes, great parks, access to Lake Washington and so much more. Contact us to day so that we may assist you in finding your perfect home.
The median price for this area as of 2016 was reported at $783,000; as with any market, pricing will be based primarily on the specific wants and needs you have as the home buyer. Check out our saved searches below for this community.
The Central District is home to one of the highest ranked Washington State high schools. James A. Garfield High School has a long history of academic excellence and has been recognized as a Washington State School of Distinction.
In the spirit of that academic excellence, Garfield consistently produces numerous Merit Scholars; a great athletic department; and amazing support services provided by partner organizations on site. Please see the provided links to school scores, school district websites or national education information, www.greatschools.org to help you navigate the education system for your family.
Dining and Shopping
The Central District is located just minutes from downtown Seattle, where you will find amazing options for dining and shopping.
The Pike Place Market serves as the heart of the city offering amazing seafood, farm fresh produce, crafts, and eateries along Seattle’s beautiful waterfront. If you love shopping, just board one of many buses from the CD to downtown to visit the flagship Nordstrom department store, Pacific Place Mall and Westlake Center where you won’t run out of things to buy.
Whether you are an arts fan, sports junkie, or amateur movie critic, the downtown corridor offers amazing opportunities to experience the city through its entertainment offerings. With the 5th Avenue, Paramount and ACT Theatre just blocks from each other, you will never run out of shows to enjoy.
There are no fans more enthusiastic then the Seattle Seahawks 12th Man! With Century Link field, home of the Seattle Seahawks, just minutes from the CD, you will be hard pressed not to purchase season tickets!
The Central District gets its name based on its central location in the city. As the center point of Seattle, access to all points in the region can be found with ease from this neighborhood.
Access to the two major highways in the region, I5 and I405 run through the Central District; regional transportation can be found on all major arterials in the neighborhood in the form of buses, trolley’s and the light rail. The neighborhood is also bicycle friendly and offers great bike lanes for the avid biker.