South Park, located in south Seattle, is a mash-up of industrial business, retail business, and residences. Deemed the city's most diverse neighborhood, this is a working- and middle-class area with people from every ethnic and racial background, and it still retains the grit of its industrial past. As the rest of Seattle real estate has skyrocketed, South Park has also experienced gentrification. Artists and architects have moved in and fixed up old houses; the city has provided more funds to improve infrastructure and social services.
Recreation-wise there are a number of parks, including a skate park, boxing clubs, and a yacht club (on the river that forms its eastern border). If you're looking for more sedentary activities, there are plenty of breweries for beer lovers here (Lowercase Brewing, Odin Brewing, Tin Dog Brewing, and Burdick Brewery). And for winos there are tasting rooms for a number of local wineries as well.
The downside of affordable homes and lots of things to do? As in neighboring Georgetown you'll have to contend with air pollution from the nearby King County International Airport.
Downtown Seattle: 6 miles / 20-40 minutes by car / 35-45 minutes by transit
Bellevue: 16 miles / 35-60 minutes by car / 95 minutes by transit
Redmond: 22 miles / 40-70 minutes by car / 70-80 minutes by transit
It's a tiny spot in a bodega, but don't judge a book by it's cover. Not much in the way of atmosphere but the food is original and fun.
Nano-sized brewery, located in the unique Seattle neighborhood of South Park. The brewery is within easy reach of West Seattle, Burien, Renton, and Tukwila. We offer handcrafted beers on a 2 barrel brewing system, many of which are Belgian inspired.
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