Kirkland is a bustling and vibrant waterfront city with a unique balance of outdoor recreation, local dining, and boutique shopping. One of many dog-friendly cities in the region, Kirkland is great for the entire family. Downtown Kirkland remains a beautiful blend of the new and old. Promenades flow down Central Way, Park Lane, and Kirkland Avenue, brimming with lush vegetation and manicured foliage. Kirkland is home to 84,000 residents and is the Google epicenter in Washington State.