The tiny waterfront city of Medina, Washington, is where several of the world’s wealthiest people live.
But they are far from the only moneyed residents. The town’s inhabitants include a number of other Microsoft bigwigs, tech entrepreneurs, and telecom magnates.
We visited to see why the sleepy town has become a haven for the 1%.
Medina is located on a peninsula, just across Lake Washington from Seattle, and has long been a haven for tech bigwigs in the area.
Visitors enter the town from the Evergreen Point Floating Bridge. At 7,708 feet-long, it is the longest floating bridge in the world.
Source: The Seattle Times
Medina is a city of about 3,000 people. The Medina Beach Park doubles as the City Hall and police station.