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Loyal Heights is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington located in the northwestern section of the city. The neighborhood was named by the real estate developer Harry Treat, who named it after his daughter, Loyal. The area is located north of the Ballard neighborhood and covers the area around 15th Avenue Northwest to 24th Avenue Northwest, south of Northwest 80th Street. The quiet residential neighborhood contains small bungalow-style single-family homes and some multi-unit apartments and condos.
Considered a northern section of the Ballard neighborhood by some, residents shop along Northwest Market Street as well as at smaller shopping areas on 24th Avenue Northwest and 15th Avenue Northwest. The Northgate Shopping Mall is nearby at 105th Street.
Also close to home are Shilshole Marina and Beach, and Golden Gardens Park with access to the Puget Sound shoreline.
Area students attend Loyal Heights Elementary School and then go on to Whitman Middle School and Ballard High School. Colleges in the area include the University of Washington, Seattle Pacific University, Antioch College, and North Seattle Community College.
Loyal Heights Playfield was built in 1942 and still functions as a gathering place and cultural center for residents. The park contains a play area, football and baseball fields, a half-basketball court, play areas, and the community center. The community center hosts a variety of events, such as youth programs, summer camps, senior programs, and is home to the neighborhood Advisory Council. It contains a gym, a fitness center, and a game room. The facilities can be rented for banquets and gatherings. Salmon Bay Park is also located in the Loyal Heights neighborhood.