There’s a surprise around every corner just waiting to be found

South Lake Union is a place filled with cutting-edge pioneers and innovators who are changing the world every day. From major medical breakthroughs happening at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the Allen Institute and the University of Washington School of Medicine, to e-commerce titan Amazon, South Lake Union is replete with organizations large and small that are leading the way to a better tomorrow.

In addition to being a place for “discoverers”, South Lake Union is also a place to discover. From great parks to great dumplings, there’s a surprise around every corner just waiting to be found. Buzzing bars, hip eateries and lunchtime food trucks (and a Whole Foods Market), have produced a foodie’s paradise. From Indian and Asian to Italian or Korean, South Lake Union offers dozens of different cuisines to cater to its international population of residents, employees and visitors.

After a delicious nosh, take a walking tour of South Lake Union’s outdoor “art gallery” and discover more than 24 pieces of public art such as Dan Corson’s incredible sculpture of suspended glass, “Nebulous,” or Spencer Finch’s glass forest canopy, “There Is Another Sky.”