Neighborhood & Directions

Ballard is true-blue Seattle, home local shops, cafes, pubs, and art spaces nestled between music venues, gardens, and creative offices. It’s home to farmers’ markets, tattoo parlors, the city’s best seafood joints, happy hours, great food, even better coffee, and even better beer. And best yet, Ballard sits right on the shores of Pugent Sound and all its gleaming awesomeness, the perfect anecdote to the hustle and bustle of city living.

How about your lifestyle - Need to get to South Lake Union? It's only 15 minutes. How about Bellevue? 30 minutes. 
SeaTac Airport? 45 minutes. Yep, this is Modera Ballard, the perfect home.
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    There’s a definite independent spirit in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood, borne straight from its colorful history. Once its own vibrant city – the second largest in King County, in fact – Ballard was forcibly annexed by Seattle in 1907.