The vibe is good in Seattle’s most urban neighborhood. Dynamic, creative, chaotic,

The vibe is good in Seattle’s most urban neighborhood. Dynamic, creative, chaotic, the place is buzzing. Still the center of the city’s LGBT community, Capitol Hill is getting a second wind. More than two dozen new apartment complexes are in the pipeline. There’s the Sound Transit remake around the Broadway’s light rail station-to-be. The Egyptian Theater will be revived by SIFF, which signed a lease to operate it year-round. Small, funky local business are thriving, while Elliott Bay Book Co.’s relocation from Pioneer Square some years back has done much to revitalize the the neighborhood’s south side.

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