Points of Interest
Bill Gates House
Bill Gates’ house lies on the east shore of Lake Washington in the town of Medina. The house covers approximately 66,000 square feet. The architecture team was Bohlin Cywniski Jackson | James Cutler Architects. The lead designers were Peter Bohlin and Jim Cutler.
Famous Seattlites interred at Lake View Cemetery include Princess Angeline, daughter of the city’s namesake, Chief Sealth. Also, buried at Lake View are martial-arts film star Bruce Lee and his son, Brandon Lee.
Seattle rock legend Jimi Hendrix was put to rest at Greenwood Cemetery in nearby Renton.
Starbucks opened its first store in 1971 in the Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle. Because the Market is a historic district with design guidelines, the store retains its original look.
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