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Assembly118: Living in South Seattle

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Residents living at apartments in South Seattle can enjoy the best of both worlds: convenient living with easy access to all that the city has to offer, but enough space from the heart of town that they can enjoy their own quiet, close-knit and diverse community.

South Seattle is known as the true melting pot of the city. In the 1960s, the area saw a large influx of Asian immigrants and, in the ensuing decades, continued attracting residents from around the globe, sewing multiculturalism into its fabric. Today, more than 84,000 people call South Seattle home, representing a range of ethnic backgrounds and phases in life — from young professionals to those who have lived in the area for generations. The median household income in the mid-$60,000 range reflects the diversity that abounds. The modern-day area now encompasses a number of neighborhoods, such as Beacon Hill, Seward Park, and Rainier Valley, where those living at apartments in South Seattle such as Assembly 118 are situated. Each distinct neighborhood has its own vibe and offerings but all are close to one another and walkable, allowing residents to reap the benefits of living in such a varied area.

Among the advantages of living at apartments in South Seattle is the area’s location: It’s only a 20-minute drive from the bustling downtown portion of Seattle and is easily accessible by light rail or bus. Residents can easily commute to work (or play!) but return home to enjoy the peace of the largely residential neighborhood. While it’s easy to get to other parts of the Emerald City, those living at apartments in South Seattle will have little reason to travel too far from home.

Outdoor enthusiasts have plenty to see and do in South Seattle. Those living at apartments in South Seattle like Assembly 118 are just one block from Othello Park and Playground, a beautiful green space for some after-work fresh air or weekend picnics. Residents are also minutes away from Lake Washington, offering tremendous views and opportunities for exercise. The nearby Seward Park features more than 100 acres of parkland, including hiking and biking paths and picturesque beaches. City and community collide at Rainier Beach Urban Farm, Seattle’s largest urban farm featuring educational activities for residents of all ages with an interest in farming and food.

On the food front, the restaurant scene in South Seattle reflects the diversity of its residents. Within blocks, locals enjoy everything from Thai to tofu, or from Italian to Indian. Assembly 118 residents are only steps from Martin Luther King Jr. Way, where they can get a taste of the local food scene, as well as find daily conveniences like grocery stores and banks. A few minutes in the other direction is Rainier Avenue, a popular spot for shopping and nightlife.

No matter what residents are looking for, those living at apartments in South Seattle can enjoy the endless opportunities that come with being immersed in a diverse and culturally rich neighborhood.

Contact us today to learn more about living at apartments in South Seattle or to schedule a tour of Assembly 118!