Perched at the water's edge, this iconic viewpoint features The Lantern, a modern light-filled dining destination with wrap around patios and front-row views of the lake. The adjoining pedestrian view terrace highlights shoreline gardens, expansive seating platforms, and 270° views of the lake and city skyline—all poised for a night of fireworks or a leisurely mid-day escape.
Central Lakefront Plaza Gathering and Event Space
This welcoming plaza unites the shops, cafes, and dining that surround this central landmark. Renovated storefronts, modern seating, and flexible open space make it the ideal open-air gathering place for events and informal lakefront meetups.
Expansive Promenade and Outdoor Seating
The Promenade is a study in contrasts, featuring spectacular lakefront views and the array of leisure activity along this bustling shoreline. With space to spread out, the Promenade flows between storefronts and dining patios on one side and landscaped seating platforms interspersed along the way. Modern lighting fixtures add ambiance during evening hours.
Signature Dining and Plaza Overlook
Overlooking the central plaza and lake beyond, this prime destination is well-suited to a signature brand. A unique mix of natural wood finishes, lighting details, modern landscaping, and seating areas highlight this contemporary entrance design and main arrival point.
Reimagined and Enhanced Design, Lighting, and Finishes
The central plaza features compelling design elements that enhance its appeal in the evening hours. Overhead catenary lights illuminate performances and events, while glass storefronts cast welcoming light upon the open-air scene.
One-of-a-kind Destination on Seattle’s Lake Union
This revitalized location is a welcome addition to South Lake Union’s entertainment district and lakefront landing. Renovated throughout, the site embraces its historic location, yet looks to its future with modern design, local eateries, shops, and recreational opportunities amidst its open lakefront spaces, accessible visitor moorage, and plentiful parking.