Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:30-6:00
Sunday 10:00-6:00
Store Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:30-6:00
Sunday 10:00-6:00


The Fate of City Peoples Garden Store

In 2016, the land we sit on was sold to developers, but since plans for that multi-use edifice are stalled, we have been able to remain in place. We have a lease agreement through 2022 and this may be as long as we get. We will stay as long as the delay of the development allows and as long as the building stands.

In the meantime, we are trying to maintain the building as best we can. We have added a Portable Toilet to our parking area as the old pipes in the store are needing to be replaced. We are also scouting new sites.

Last updated September 2022

The Garden Store & Mercantile are No Longer Connected

City People’s was started in 1975 on Capitol Hill and expanded over the years to four locations. The Garden Store opened in 1988. Today, the two remaining locations, the Garden Store and the Mercantile are owned and operated separately. 


Any leads on a potential new location in Seattle? Let us know!

The site will ideally be within 5 miles of our current location with a large outdoor space and indoor retail space. We must also be at least 3 miles from City People’s Mercantile in Laurelhurst. 

E-mail gardenstore@citypeoples.com


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