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The Uptown neighborhood is west of Seattle Center, bordered by Belltown and Queen Anne Hill. Many of its older business titles and city plot maps indicate this has been the area's name since the late 1800s. I also hear people call this area Lower Queen Anne, perhaps because one of its main commercial arteries, Queen Anne Ave N descends from atop the Hill down into its turf, or perhaps because some realtor adopted the practice of calling lower rent neighborhoods adjacent to upscale areas things like "Lower Pacific Heights" instead of the Filmore ;^). Maybe with the constantly changing residents of its apartments and condos the old name is just being forgotten. There is a thriving nightlife in the restaurants and bars on its commercial streets, and this cinema, the Uptown Theatre, bearing the neighborhood's name has been part of that scene since 1926 when its Wurlitzer accompanied silent films. This marquee dates from the 1940s. It's a little rusty and crusty with a bulb burnt out or neon tube missing or bent here and there, but it still lights up the night!