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Lower Lincoln Park Spokane

#8 Lincoln Park / Altamont

Spokane’s Best Neighborhoods – Hipster Rating (out of 10): 1 Predominant Housing Prices: Ownership: Around $300,000 Rental: Around $1,500 Housing Density: Single Family Mixed Use Rating: Poor   Lincoln Park-Altamont Neighborhood Description The Lincoln Park-Altamont Neighborhood represent the other side of the South Hill. Located a few miles east of Manito, the neighborhood is not the image most people conjure when talking about the South Hill. However, Lincoln Park-Altamont’s obscurity only adds to the neighborhood’s mystique. The neighborhood bursts with historic homes, particularly toward the Altamont area, and has remained largely stable since development began in the late 1800s. Lincoln Park-Altamont suffers from […]

Upper Lincoln Park Spokane

#3 Lincoln Park

Spokane’s Best Parks – In lesser cities, Lincoln Park would be considered the crème-de-le-crème of the park system but, in Spokane, it is ranked third on the list of Spokane’s Best Parks. Bisected in half by a steep bluff that, in places, is a sheer cliff, the upper and lower halves of Lincoln Park are distinctly different environments. At roughly 51 acres, the famed Olmsted brothers recognized the value of Lincoln Park’s dramatic topography and designed a place that has unique flavors for all palettes. The park’s lower portion is a generally flat, tree-lined green with playgrounds and traditional field […]

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