A fifteen-minute bus ride east of downtown takes you to the mildly counterculture- flavoured Capitol Hill, an electric neighbourhood of historic mansions and a thriving LGBT community. The main drag is Broadway, which offers a solid choice for dining, buying music, clubbing and drinking coffee, while the section between E Roy Street and E Highland Drive contains Harvard-Belmont Historic District, sprinkled with huge Neoclassical piles and sprawling period-revival homes; for a tour, contact the Seattle Architectural Foundation (seattlearchitecture.org).

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