Bellevue is a growing and prosperous city of over 120,000 people across Lake Washington from Seattle. It is the second largest city center in Washington, often characterized as an "edge-city" to Seattle. The city's long-term development plans include the Bel-Red Corridor Project, a large-scale planning effort to encourage the redevelopment Bellevue's northern portion. Bellevue has many different neighborhoods and communities within it, such as Bridle Trails. The city abuts Redmond, home to Microsoft. There are two colleges in town - Bellevue College and City College.