The search-engine giant Google has an office in Kirkland, Wash. About 400 employees work in this…More state-of-the-art building. Google picked the Kirkland site partly because of the talented pool of workers nearby. This office works on Google Talk, Google Video Chat and Google Maps.
Google is known for its appreciation of its employees, and it is demonstrated in this facility. Outside there are beautiful views of the Olympic mountains, visible from the small dog park – yes, dogs are welcome as long as co-workers agree.
Inside this LEED-certified building is a two-story climbing wall, a cafeteria with complimentary food and several areas where employees can take a break to play a game of pool or foosball. And if the stress is a little more advanced, they can get a massage.
Google has hired many of its workers from the area – 126 employees as of the beginning of 2011 live in Kirkland.
Kirkland Children's Music Studio 780 6th St S, Kirkland, WA98033 Kirkland Children's Music Studio, located across the street from the Google campus, offers various programs including a…More tot music program, youth choir and home school music program. Lessons are offered in piano, guitar, voice, and violin. The studio also offers rock band classes and piano camp.