GOOGLE MAP: to 4272 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103.
The Abbey is on the corner of 43rd & Fremont Avenue about 7 blocks up the hill from central Fremont area, and 7 blocks south of the Zoo. Easy access from I-5 or Aurora (99) via 45th Street.
TRANSIT: Take the #5 bus, get off at 43rd/Fremont Ave by Caffe Vita.
Or take the #44 and get off at 46th Street/Fremont Ave by the gas stations and walk a short 3 blocks down the hill. The E-Line on Aurora also stops at North 46th which is just a few short blocks away.
PARKING: Plenty of FREE street parking is available all around the Abbey and a low cost pay lot is 1/3rd of a block up on Fremont Ave by Uneeda Burger. Load zone in front of Abbey til 6pm. We encourage you to support local businesses here, many of them have parking lots available. Please do carefully read signage as some lots are locked after hours. American Music lot is no longer available for concert parking. Exclusive rental parking lots are available for private events with a nominal fee.
ACCESSIBILITY: Both levels of the Abbey are accessible by outside ramps and include ADA restrooms. Our doors do not have automatic openers on them so it may be helpful to have assistance or call ahead. For our concerts & events we are happy to provide a good space amidst the portable chairs for wheelchairs to be positioned upon request (usually around the 2nd or 3rd row). Abbey load zone on the corner can be used for ADA parking upon request – please email 2 days prior or call 206.414.8325 for disability accommodations (or contact your event coordinator for private events). Ballard Homestead is in development and has a ramp to either level, ADA restroom on 1st floor, but is not quite fully ADA yet on 2nd floor.
ABOUT THE UPPER FREMONT NEIGHBORHOOD:
Located at 4272 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103, Fremont Abbey is at the center of the vibrant Upper Fremont neighborhood which includes many cafe’s & affordable restaurants, a grocery store and music store among others. Since the Abbey was renovated and reopened in 2008 we’ve seen dramatic growth and improvement to this micro-neighborhood now filled with fantastic restaurants and bars.
We’re near Paseo (famous cuban sandwiches), Cafe Vita, Pecado Bueno (natural mexican food), American Music, Uneeda Burger, Via Tribunali Pizza, Book Larder, Vif Wine Bar, Ha!, Rock Creek, Eyes on Fremont, Yoga Tree, Roux, and Lighthouse Coffee is just down a few blocks on 43rd.
Really in a hurry? You can try calling the office, though we are often working on events or other community projects. 11a-3p is a good time to try. Thanks! 206-414-8325