With a number of upscale restaurants and gleaming new apartment buildings, it’s easy to see some of the newest and most modern additions to the Southwest Waterfront. The neighborhood, however, is really a combination of both the old and the new.
Take, for example, Municipal Fish Market. It’s been in the neighborhood since the early 1800s and is considered the longest continually operating open-air fish market in the entire nation.
Another local attraction, Capital Yacht Club, has been around for well more than a century itself. A regional theater called Arena Stage has been in operation for more than a half century.
As the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood was eventually redeveloped, a building called River Park became one of the city’s first…