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Ida Culver House Ravenna

2315 NE 65th Street, Seattle, WA 98115


Ida Culver House Ravenna is a warm and inviting retirement community located in the heart of Seattle's Ravenna neighborhood. It offers a blend of senior independent and assisted living, with many residents coming from the local area and possessing a deep connection to the neighborhood's heritage. Named after its pioneering founder, Ms. Ida Culver, the community today welcomes a diverse group of residents from various backgrounds. The charming neighborhood with tree-lined streets and quaint shops and cafés provides a peaceful setting, while the community itself fosters a familial atmosphere. The community is planning to reimagine its future while maintaining the comfort and energy that defines Ida Culver House. Despite being an older building with challenges that have been exacerbated by the pandemic, development plans are in the works, pending approvals which are expected in early 2023. New residents are still being welcomed, with robust transition resources prepared for those who may need to relocate temporarily during redevelopment. Furthermore, existing residents are given priority to return once the new building is complete.

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Community Details

Ida Culver House Ravenna prides itself on a vibrant community that enjoys the security and activities within the well-established neighborhood. The building, originally built in 1949, continues to be an integral part of the community's heritage. Redevelopment plans are being explored to enhance the infrastructure, ensuring the community can serve seniors for many years to come. While the exact details of the renovation are pending, the community is actively accommodating new residents, offering transition resources and prioritizing return post-development. The commitment to serving both the residents of Ravenna and the surrounding areas, including Laurelhurst, Wedgwood, and the University District, reflects the inclusive nature of this senior living option.


  • Redevelopment Plans
  • Transition Resources
  • Longevity

Food and Dining

The culinary experience at Ida Culver House Ravenna is crafted to delight the senses and encourage community engagement. An all-inclusive plan ensures residents have access to three well-prepared meals daily, enjoyed in an open-seating restaurant environment. The presence of an in-house chef allows for a variety of dining options and cuisine styles, providing residents with flexibility and culinary variety. The dining services go beyond merely providing meals; they play an integral role in the community's lifestyle, contributing to the overall health and satisfaction of the residents. This approach to dining emphasizes convenience, taste, and the pleasures of sharing meals with others, making it an integral part of the living experience at Ida Culver House Ravenna.


  • All-Inclusive Meal Plan
  • Open-Seating Restaurant
  • In-House Chef
  • Variety of Dining Options


Residents of Ida Culver House Ravenna enjoy an all-inclusive experience that alleviates the burdens of cooking, cleaning, and maintenance, allowing them to indulge in a variety of enjoyable activities. Delicious meals are served three times a day in an open seating restaurant with an in-house chef, and weekly housekeeping and linen services promote a carefree lifestyle. In addition to restaurant-quality dining, the community boasts a range of amenities that contribute to its residents' well-being, including a Vibrant Life Enrichment program, an on-site Wellness Center staffed by a nurse and caregivers, emergency call and daily check-in systems, maintenance services, group transportation, and personal transportation services. For an additional fee, residents can also enjoy full-service salon and massage therapy, a resident garage, and more. The community also features serene gardens with outdoor paths, a library, and a curated art collection.



  • Redevelopment Plans
  • Transition Resources
  • Longevity
  • Restaurant-Quality Dining
  • Vibrant Life Enrichment Program
  • On-Site Wellness Center
  • Emergency Call System
  • Daily Check-Ins
  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • Maintenance Services
  • Group Transportation
  • Personal Transportation Services
  • Full-Service Salon
  • Massage Therapy
  • Resident Garage
  • Gardens
  • Library
  • Curated Art Collection



Active living is at the heart of Ida Culver House Ravenna's ethos, with a multitude of social activities to keep residents engaged. The community's secret gem, its extensive garden, is a focal point for relaxation and activities like the Gardening Club and Tai Chi. Daily programs offer a rich variety, from current events and seminars to happy hours, ensuring something new and exciting is always available. Residents also enjoy regular outings to University Village, symphony performances, and other cultural events. Fitness and health classes, lectures, art galas, and entertainment programs provide a vibrant social atmosphere. The community's inviting setting presents endless opportunities for residents to pursue their passions, socialize, or enjoy the ambiance.



  • Gardening Club
  • Tai Chi
  • Outings to University Village
  • Cultural Events
  • Fitness and Health Classes
  • Lectures
  • Art Galas
  • Entertainment Programs