Seattle Neighborhoods: Fremont

Discover the unique attractions in the funky neighborhood of Seattle. Fremont has unique landmarks including the Fremont Troll Monument and the controversial 7-ton Lenin statue. An eclectic, artsy neighborhood, Fremont features art galleries, History House of Greater Seattle museum, Gas Works Park and performing arts. Find points of interest and what to see by reading this page.

The Fremont Troll
The Fremont Troll resides under the north end of the Aurora Bridge

Art and Art Galleries

ArtFX Studio Gallery. 420 N. 35th Street, Seattle, WA 98103. Phone: 206-545-7459. E-mail

Edge of Glass Gallery and Hotshop. 513 N. 36th Street, Suite H, Seattle, WA 98103. Phone: 206-632-7807.

Frank and Dunya Fun and Functional Art

Fremont Abbey Arts Center. 4272 Fremont Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98103. Phone: 206-414-8325.

The Fremont Arts Council. (Meets at the Powerhouse) 3940 Fremont Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103. Phone: 206-547-7440.

Orange Splot Gallery. 3518 Fremont Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98103. Phone: 206-632-1794. E-mail

Pots Gallery. 619 N. 35th Street, #100, Seattle, WA 98103. Phone: 206-632-4848. E-mail

Farmers Market

Fremont Sunday Street Market. Located at the north end of the Fremont Bridge. Open year round.


The Fremont RocketThe Fremont Rocket. Located at Evanston Ave N and N 35th S.

A unique landmark monument constructed from a 1950's cold war rocket. The Rocket bears the Fremont crest and motto, "De Libertas Quirkas"which means "Freedom to be Peculiar."

The Fremont Troll (Pictured above) N. 36th & Troll Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98103.

Also known as The Troll and the Troll Under the Bridge is a colossal statue located under the north end of the Aurora Bridge that actually clutches a real Volkswagen Beetle with California license plates.

Lenin Statue in Fremont

Lenin Statue in Fremont. 600 N. 36th, Seattle, WA 98103.

An American teaching in Slovakia, Lewis Carpenter, found this statue lying in a scrapyard ready to be sold for the price of the bronze.

Waiting for the Interurban. N. 34th Street and Fremont Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98103.

Created by Richard Beyer. The piece depicts five people under a shelter and a curious dog, with a human face. Made from cast aluminum, the statue has attracted the imagination, mischief and creativity of hundreds of neighbors each year. The Interurban has hosted costumes, displays and "art attacks" celebrating everything from weddings, birthdays, bon voyages, congratulations, I-love-you's, memorials, good times and friendships to popular causes, and demonstrations.

Museums and Exhibits

History House of Greater Seattle. 790 N. 34th Street, Seattle, WA 98103. Phone: 206-675-8875.

Parks and Gardens

Gas Works Park. 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103. Phone: 206-684-4075; TTY: 206-233-1509.

Enjoy a beautiful view of Seattle in Gas Works Park and a play area featuring a large play barn. Kite flying is a popular past time on the big hill.

Performing Arts

The Round. Fremont Abbey Arts Center, 4272 Fremont, Seattle, WA 98103.

Seattle Public Theater. 7312 W. Greenlake Drive N, Seattle, WA 98103. Phone: 206-524-1300. E-mail

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