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. . .well, the Space Needle, usually, but that's already in view on this page. Ah then, here is something else folks think of: Houseboats , like Tom Hank's portrayed living onboard in Sleepless in Seattle. Lake Union is a body of water in the center of Seattle that hundreds of people call home. They live on the water in houseboats (really floating houses) or really snugly in liveaboard sailboats and such. Houseboat communities form around long docks/walkways jutting out into the water from the shore. There are still a few funky artisan and gypsy-like houseboats out there, but most now are quite elaborate and I've seen some with near million dollar price tags. Outside most houseboats/floating homes you will see a small boat such as a kayak, canoe, dinghy, or motor boat. Visitors to Seattle might enjoy this tour given by an insider (I've not taken it and don't know the person, but it looks to be fun and informative). The community pictured here is in Eastlake, and that's the I-5 Bridge in view beyond. Now, 135 other City Daily Photo Bloggers around the globe would like to show you what their cities are known for. Start your trip around the world by clicking the links below: