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The Broadway neighborhood, which run along Capitol Hill’s main thoroughfare of the same name, lies between Denny Way and East Roy, east of Downtown Seattle. The street is filled with restaurants and cafes, as well as stores that cater to the local clientele. Fast food stores like Dick’s, a local favorite, populate the area around Seattle Central Community College (SCC).
Aside from the many bars and nightclubs, residents enjoy the area’s movie theaters and performance halls, including SCC’s Broadway Performance Hall and the Paramount Theater.
The Broadway Sunday Farmer’s Market occupies the corner of Broadway and Pine Street from May to December. Volunteer Park also lies a few blocks from Broadway. The park houses Seattle’s Asian Art Museum, outdoor sculptures, an orchid greenhouse, and a scenic picnic area.
The highest point in the city of Seattle, reaching 444 feet above sea level, Capital Hill is a diverse neighborhood, filled with college students, university professors, families, and singles. A number of high rise apartment buildings occupy the area, with single-family homes a bit farther afield.
Broadway has provided an important social hub to Seattle’s gay and lesbian population for several years. In fact, this progressive community has hosted Seattle’s annual Gay Pride parade since 1974.
Seattle’s Metro buses carry commuters to downtown and to south Seattle, while northbound buses provide easy access to the University of Washington. The area is also popular with bikers and offers easy access to both downtown and the University District.