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  Crosscut Seattle - The trouble with Green Lake
The Green Lake of today is much improved from the pea-green scum, public closures, health risks, skin rashes and foul odors that characterized it in the summers of 2002 and 2003.
Green Lake is blue again and seems to serve its citizens well as the most-used park in the state.
This reactive management of Green Lake is the antithesis of good environmental and fiscal policy and repeats the trend that has failed to adequately solve any number of problems at the lake in the last 100 years.
www.crosscut.com /seattle/13439   (2151 words)

  Green Lake (Seattle) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Green Lake was named by David Phillips, who surveyed the area in September 1855 for the United States Surveyor General.
Green Lake is a popular dumping ground for unwanted house pets and developed a large population of feral rabbits.
During the spring, Green Lake Park is in bloom with pink and white cherry trees.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Green_Lake_(Seattle)   (1548 words)

 Green Lake, Seattle, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Green Lake is a neighborhood in north central Seattle, Washington, USA.
This is a consequence of Green Lake's easy access to Downtown via both Interstate 5 and Aurora Avenue N. The Green Lake Library, a Carnegie library that occupies 5,000 square feet and cost $35,000 to build, was opened in 1910.
The well-organized and rather left-leaning Democratic Party organization of that district was widely known both to friend and foe alike as "the soviet of Green Lake", possibly an allusion to James Farley's legendary (though possibly apocryphal) 1930s remark about "the 47 States of the Union and the Soviet of Washington".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Green_Lake,_Seattle,_Washington   (390 words)

 Seattle Parks and Recreation: Boating - Green Lake Small Craft Center
Green Lake Small Craft Center is located at the southwest "corner" of Green Lake in North Seattle --a popular lake totally surrounded by park land.
This remained the site of the Green Lake Crew program until the "new" Massart Shellhouse was built by the Aqua Theater contractor without cost to the City when that structure was being constructed in 1950.
Two separate advisory councils support the programs at the Green Lake Small Craft Center: the largest is the Rowing Advisory Council, responsible for the rowing and sailing portion of the program; and a public club sponsored by the Department which is the Seattle Canoe Club.
www.ci.seattle.wa.us /parks/boats/grnlake.htm   (804 words)

 Green Lake Seattle WA Real Estate Purchased | Houses Any Condition | Green Lake Seattle Washington Real Estate WA | ...
Green Lake park serves as a natural preserve for hundreds of species of trees and plants, as well as numerous birds and waterfowl.
Green Lake was included in the Olmsted Brothers’ comprehensive parks plan, and was given to the City by the State of Washington in 1905.
Green Lake underwent a series of changes over the next 15 years- it was diked, dredged and filled until it shrunk by nearly 100 acres!
www.ibuyseattlehomes.com /green-lake-real-estate-seattle-washington.htm   (385 words)

 Emerald City - Seattle Washington : : Green Lake
Apart from the lake and park, Green Lake is mostly residential.
Green Lake has a public library, but no major grocery store and only a handful of bars and restaurants.
But by encompassing one of Seattle’s most popular weekend hangouts and adjoining both I-5 and the Aurora-99 highway, the neighborhood is the height of convenience for commuters.
www.seattle.net /community/neighborhoods/greenlake   (174 words)

 The Travel Journal - Green Lake, Seattle, Washington - Day hikes, parks
Seattle, WA As an occasional outing or a regular workout location the park at Green Lake has some real strengths.
Because there is a path encircling the entire lake, the park is well arranged for taking a walk or a run that is real exercise.
It's a city park, albeit a lovely one because of the lake, and most of the criticisms stem from this.
www.thetraveljournal.net /greenlake.html   (407 words)

 Walk About
Nestled in north Seattle, this natural lake was scoured out by a glacier and is surrounded by a 323.7 acre park with all of the requisite recreational possibilities — paddleboats, playgrounds, fishing, swimming and wading pools, ball-fields and basketball courts, lawn bowling, and more.
Many Green Lake walkers are regulars, and one of the pleasures of this walk is that you often encounter someone you know.
Green Lake has plenty of parking lots on all sides of the lake, and accessible street parking as well.
www.walkaboutmag.com /13footpaths.html   (927 words)

 Washington Fly Fishing - Seattle's Green Lake lunkers: Bass or Carp?
Green Lake can get kind of murky when the weather warms so seeing carp may become a little problematic as the summer gears up.
When it is not spawning season, I see them most often at the north end of the lake (where community center is on over to where the wading pool is) but I think that's because there are better vantage points there and no weeds/lily pads like on the west and south sides of the lake.
After witnessing the carp spawn for the last two years on Green Lake, I can tell you there are A LOT of carp in that lake.
www.washingtonflyfishing.com /board/showthread.php?t=11373   (499 words)

 Green Lake :: Seattle Neighborhoods :: Real Estate Gals
Surrounded by a grassy park with elegant tall trees, the mainstay of the Green Lake community is the lake itself.
There is a rowing team at the south end of the lake and at the north end there’s a community pool, basketball courts and tennis courts.
Green Lake is a natural preserve to hundreds of species of plants and trees, along with waterfowls and birds.
www.realestategals.com /community/neighborhood.php?hood=9   (197 words)

 Seattle Parks and Recreation: Boating - Green Lake Small Craft Center
Seattle Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Fisheries Supply, Rehab Without Walls and the Coast Guard Auxiliary, is again sponsoring a low cost Life Jacket Sales Program at Evans Pool this summer.
Green Lake Small Craft Center is located at the southwest "corner" of Green Lake in North Seattle --a popular lake totally surrounded by park land.
Two separate advisory councils support the programs at the Green Lake Small Craft Center: the largest is the Rowing Advisory Council, responsible for the rowing and sailing portion of the program; and a public club sponsored by the Department which is the Seattle Canoe Club.
www.cityofseattle.net /parks/Boats/Grnlake.htm   (812 words)

 Real Estate Blog - Seattle's Green Lake Park
Surrounding the lake is a 2.8 mile path that is used by walkers, joggers, roller bladers, baby strollers and bikes.
The lake, itself, is home to the Green Lake Crew team and sees several crew races, Hawaiian canoe paddling races, and the annual Seafair Soap Box derby.
Green Lake is a nice area and is one of the most active communities in our state.
activerain.com /blogsview/Seattle-s-Green-Lake-Park?9331   (347 words)

 Green Lake Seattle Real Estate
Green Lake is a freshwater lake in north central Seattle, surrounded by the Green Lake neighborhood to the north and east, the Wallingford neighborhood to the south, the Phinney Ridge neighborhood to the west, and Woodland Park to the southwest.
A very popular area to live for all ages, Green Lake is crammed with bungalows old and new, remodeled homes and a few new homes wedged in here and there.
Green Lake Seattle real estate has always sold for a premium relative to other adjacent neighborhoods because of its desirable location and activities.
www.realestate-seattle.net /green-lake.html   (249 words)

 Northwest Paranormal Times - The Phantom of Green Lake   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Housing developments had popped up around the lake, but the water itself was ringed with public beaches and a wooded park.
In one instance, a couple walked along a forested portion of the trail along the lake and paused for a moment.
The man turned to the woman and was horrified to see a figure "as fl as midnight" reaching for her from behind.
home.comcast.net /~nwparanormal/haunted/greenlake/greenlake.html   (225 words)

 Green Lake Seattle, Seattle Parks, Green Lake Park, Greenlake Seattle, Green Lake Homes
Green Lake Park is named after the lake that the 2.8 mile long path circles around.
The park area and the athletic fields at Green Lake are the setting for family activities like swimming, boating and picnicking.
Green lake homes are highly sought after and there are always other buyers to compete with if you want to live near one of the best Seattle Parks.
www.destination360.com /north-america/us/washington/greenlake.php   (585 words)

 HistoryLink Essay: Seattle Neighborhoods: Green Lake -- Thumbnail History
The Green Lake neighborhood is contained within four of the one square mile sections surveyed by Phillips, with the Lake occupying a centerfold significance.
Green Lake was to become one of the pearls.
Seattle’s recent population growth has placed an increasing burden on Green Lake Park, now the busiest in the state at more than one million visitors a year.
www.historylink.org /essays/output.cfm?file_id=2227   (1474 words)

 Green Lake Community Council
Green Lake businesses are thriving and popular Green Lake restaurants serve delectable food that is lauded by food editors and customers alike.
The Green Lake Community Council (GLCC) is an organization dedicated to making Green Lake an even a better place for those of us who live here, who work here and who visit here, through our involvement, advocacy, sharing, and caring.
The Friends of Green Lake, a part of the Community Council, are addressing the issues of algae, aggressive nuisance fish, and growth of plants like milfoil.
www.greenlakecommunitycouncil.org   (737 words)

 GoCityKids Seattle | Green Lake Park
The lake also has beach access here (lifeguards on duty in the summer), but swimming in Green Lake is not recommended.
The lake has suffered from algae and waterweed infestation in recent years, which renders the water clogged and murky.
The Green Lake Small Craft Center offers sailing, rowing, canoeing, and kayaking classes for youths and adults, but does not rent boats.
www.gocitykids.com /browse/attraction.jsp?id=28055   (925 words)

 Seattle Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
But Seattle is also defined by the rivers, lakes, and canals that bisect its steep green hills, creating distinctive micro-landscapes along the water's edge.
Seattle has long had a vibrant Asian and Asian-American population, and well-established communities of Scandinavians, African-Americans, Jews, Native Americans, and Latinos live here, too.
Seattle has all the trappings of a metropolitan hub -- two daily newspapers; a state-of-the-art convention center; professional sports teams; a diverse music club scene; and top-notch ballet, opera, symphony, and theater companies.
fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=seattle@143&...   (315 words)

 Green Lake - Seattle, WA, 98103 - Citysearch
Walk, rollerblade, bike, run, or crawl around the almost 3 mile path that circles the lake and unless it's late at night or pouring down rain, you won't be alone (and even then, you probably won't be alone).
It is a popular park for all of these activities as well as having a "kiddie" wading pool, areas to throw around the frisbee/baseball/volleyball/etc., and space to just play around.
The summertime finds this park crowded with visitors planning to walk around the lake, boat on the lake (there's a rental place for little boats), and otherwise enjoy outdoor activities/sports at this cherished park.
seattle.citysearch.com /profile/11347226   (390 words)

 Seattle Mayor Nickels - US Mayors Climate Protection Agreement
Hosted by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, the Seattle summit was the largest-ever meeting of American mayors devoted solely to climate protection.
On that day, Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels launched the US Mayors Climate Protection Agreement to advance the goals of the Kyoto Protocol through leadership and action.
Seattle leads the US in rallying cities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
www.seattle.gov /mayor/climate   (1758 words)

 Green Lake Seattle Real Estate :: John L. Scott Seattle
The Green Lake neighborhood is a destination spot for people within Seattle who come to run, bike skate or walk in Green Lake Park's 2.8 mile paths.
Green Lake is mostly comprised of single family homes, mid-century apartments, townhomes and condos.
The north Seattle neighborhood is bounded by Wallingford on the south, Greenwood/Phinney Ridge to the west, Maple Leaf to the north and Roosevelt to the east.
www.livingnorthwest.com /Neighborhood/Green-Lake-Real-Estate.htm   (159 words)

 WDFW Fact Sheet: Tiger muskellunge stocking at Green Lake
Green Lake in Seattle has suffered for many years from diminished water quality, excessive vegetation growth and unbalanced fish populations.
For years SDPR and WDFW have struggled with various approaches to solving these problems and restoring fisheries in Green Lake, which would be accessible to large numbers of urban youth and local citizens.
Following recommendations outlined in a 1995 lake restoration study, a lake-wide alum treatment was applied to Green Lake.
wdfw.wa.gov /factshts/tigermusk.htm   (634 words)

 Green Lake Park   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Green Lake Park is a popular destination for the weekend warrior.
In addition to walking, jogging, and biking, the ultra-smooth paved path that circles the lake makes it a great place to learn in-line skating.
Here are a few pictures of that path, and the lake it surrounds...
www.sonic.net /~fli/photo/greenlake.htm   (63 words)

 Green Lake real estate - Green Lake Seattle real estate - Re/Max
The residents of the Green Lake neighborhood in northern Seattle have one of the most popular Seattle area attractions right in their own neighborhood.
Green Lake is a fresh-water lake and park with a 2.8 mile path used by approximately 40,000 people a week.
If you're looking for a Green Lake area real estate agent, we have the experience and the expertise to help you in the Green Lake neighborhood of the Seattle real estate market.
stanfordrealty.com /neighborhoods/green_lake.htm   (117 words)

 Green Lake Real Estate - Green Lake Homes - Seattle Washington Realtors   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Arguably Seattle's most active community, Green Lake is almost always busy with people biking, running, or walking their dogs around the beautiful tree-lined lake.
In addition to the lake, there's an abundance of other outdoor activities to enjoy in the area including soccer and baseball fields, and the pitch and putt golf course.
Seattle was recently named the "Fittest City in the Country" by Men's Fitness magazine, and nowhere in Seattle is this moniker more evident than in Green Lake.
www.seattlehousehunt.com /green-lake-real-estate.php   (133 words)

 Green Lake : ARDELL's Seattle Real Estate Blog
Real Estate Agents in Seattle, argue more about what IS and IS NOT "Green Lake", the neighborhood, than most any other geographic area in "The Emerald City".
When you walk around Green Lake, within walking distance to and from the lake from all points, you pass through from Green Lake (going clockwise) to and through Wallingford, Woodland Park, Phinney Ridge, Greenwood, Licton Springs and back down to Green Lake.
You can find many great Seattle real estate agents and loan officers on ActiveRain.com ARDELL DellaLoggia is a proud member of the ActiveRain Real Estate Network, a free online community to help real estate professionals grow their business.
www.realtown.com /Ardell/blog/neighborhood-info/green-lake   (631 words)

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