We'd been thinking Belltown since it's close to my place of employment and a key goal is returning to single car family status. It's also the home of The Bar where we spend inordinate amounts of time and cash, as well as various restaurants, etc etc.
"Art Car Parking"
I've only made up a couple of these signs.
And so it hits me. Apart from (a) a possible view of the water and (b) a five minute walk to my current job, how exactly does the Belltown lifestyle stack up against what's happening in Capitol Hill?
I don't even want to spend the time crafting a comparative table. The bottom line for me (I think) is that I want to spend more and more time with people who are calm and creative as opposed to intense and "brilliant." I'm not just being swayed by the provocative marketing claims of what is currently a hole in the ground.surounded by chain link Capitol Hill has it going on . . . parks, Dia's yoga studio, the aforementioned co-op, and much more funkiness, diversity, and art making than Belltown.
I'm slapping my forehead that this didn't occur to me earlier.