A small neighbourhood in the city of Seattle, could be said as a city within the limits of a city. It is bounded by the Crown hill in the North and the Lake Washington ship canal and the bay of Puget Sound shilshole bay. Some of the notable landmarks are the Nordic Heritage Museum and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. It is a place of tourist information with Ballard Carneige Library, bllard Bridge among others. Residents are engaged in a number of activities closely related to the service sector.