In downtown Seattle, WA is the 700 acre campus of the University of Washington, a public 4-year university founded in 1861. Near the scenic Puget Sound, Seattle is home to the NFL franchise Seahawks and major businesses including Amazon and Starbucks. Seattle, named for a local Native American chief “Si’Ahl,” boasts the iconic Space Needle which is a visible landmark from almost anywhere in the city. Seattle is also known for coffee – from the numerous coffee shops (35/1000 people) to the many brands associated with the area. The University of Washington been the backdrop for several movie locations is the school’s notable alumni include Bruce Lee and Kenny G. The center of the campus is a large quad called Red Square and it is the center of much of the activity on campus.