Seattle, Washington: Dance Steps in the Sidewalk

Nine sets of numbered bronze footsteps along 12 blocks of Broadway: tango, waltz, rumba, mambo, even a made-up dance named "bus stop." Created in 1979 by artist Jack Mackie.
321 Broadway E., Seattle, WA
In the Capitol Hill district north of downtown. Map point is for a set of steps in front of a record shop that has been known to play music to inspire dancers. West side of Broadway E., just south of its intersection with E. Harrison St.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Dance Steps in the Sidewalk

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Dance steps.

Dance Steps in the Sidewalk


[Cathe, 09/03/2016]

In 1979 artist Jack Mackie took advantage of construction along Broadway E. to install, in the sidewalk, nine sets of numbered bronze footsteps for various dances.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Bronze Statue of Jimi HendrixBronze Statue of Jimi Hendrix, Seattle, WA - < 1 mi.
Pac-Man ParkPac-Man Park, Seattle, WA - < 1 mi.
Graves of Bruce and Brandon LeeGraves of Bruce and Brandon Lee, Seattle, WA - < 1 mi.
In the region:
RE-PC Computer Museum, Seattle, WA - 2 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

October 1, 2020

My Sights

My Sights

Map and Plan Your Own Roadside Adventure

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Washington Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Billy the Kid (Sep 28-Oct 4, 2020)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now


Favorite Quirky City Sights