Welcome to Kendall Yards
Modern, urban living in a fun and hip atmosphere
A modern, urban neighborhood with a hip feel and spectacular views of the Spokane River Gorge. Enjoy some of the area’s best restaurants. Bike the Centennial Trail.
Frequent the Kendall Yards Night Market. Everything you need is within walking distance from restaurants to community parks.
As a former rail yard area, Kendall Yards has been transformed into a developing neighborhood that offers sustainable urban living and thriving commercial development. Located a brief walk from Spokane’s downtown core, this area is a mix of businesses, condominiums, apartments, public art, and community gardens. It is a part of the West Central neighborhood of Spokane, dating back to the 1880s.
Kendall Yards is one of Spokane’s newest neighborhoods, developed with sustainability and urban living in mind. It is bordered by the Centennial Trail, a 37-mile walking and hiking trail, and is designed for walkability. The neighborhood spaces have mixed uses, from coffee shops to open spaces to art galleries. Locals can enjoy walking to their favorite restaurants or boutiques with ease.
Walking through Kendall Yards, one will find new and mature trees along the streets. Beautiful green, open spaces are intermixed with sophisticated homes. Home architectural styles here are diverse and appealing to individual tastes. There are elegant townhouses, high-rise apartments, luxurious condominiums, and single-family dwellings blended into a charming fusion of residential living. Robust community gardens can be found throughout the neighborhood.
What to Love
- Highly walkable neighborhood
- Arts and cultural opportunities
- Fine dining and luxury boutiques
- Urban living in a connected community
Kendall Yards residents are part of a vibrant, bustling community and can often be found walking from one activity to another. There are abundant choices for fine dining, shopping, art appreciation, and outdoor recreation in this neighborhood, and the area is ever-growing.
The neighborhood promotes a pedestrian lifestyle so residents can experience a community connection during their daily interactions. The various events Kendall Yards provides, such as the Night Market, allow the community to gather as well. Residents have ample opportunities to get outdoors, see stunning views from open spaces, and visit diverse local businesses.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Locals enjoy some of the best dining in Spokane. The spirit of authentic Oaxacan culture is behind every detail at Molé Restaurant
. They use the unique flavors captured in recipes and techniques passed down from generation to generation, bringing the very best of Mexico to Kendall Yards. Asian cuisine can be found at Umi Kitchen and Sushi Bar
, where the menu features a variety of seafood options brought in from the coast and made fresh to order. Whether it is sushi or sashimi, there is something to suit every taste here.
Just across the Spokane River, one can find a chic restaurant with delectable Mediterranean cuisine. This eatery, Baba Spokane
, serves food made from local ingredients. Wine aficionados can stroll to Maryhill Winery Spokane Tasting Room
, which houses a 5,000-square-foot tasting room where locals can try first-class wines paired with small plates, charcuterie boards, or salads.
Things to Do
Outdoor recreation is readily available in Kendall Yards. With all its stunning green spaces, residents have various opportunities to get outside. The Centennial Trail
is the heart and soul of the Spokane River Centennial Trail system in eastern Washington. It is a 37-mile paved trail that provides hiking, walking, biking, and other recreational opportunities along the Spokane River.Olmsted Brothers Green
is a park with ample green space. It provides a picnic shelter for family gatherings and a playground for children. This park was developed by the Olmsted Brothers, John Charles and Frederick Law Jr., both notable landscape architects. The Nest
is another outdoor gathering spot where live music and outdoor events are held. A nest of osprey overlooks the plaza, which gives the community space its name.
On Wednesday evenings from mid-May to September, the Kendall Yards Night Market
opens downtown. Local vendors gather to sell local produce, handmade foods and crafts, and other local goods. The event brings live music, local food, and other exciting activities to the community.