"Dominated by schools and parks"
East Jefferson Street does have some lovely homes east of Cherry Hill, though there are several blocks just outside of Seattle to the east of I-5 that are dominated by Harborview Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle University and Garfield High School. Once you get past the schools and hospitals, the neighborhoods turn more residential and border the Powell-Barnett Park. This is a great park for kids and adults! Even if you don't live in the area, it's worth visiting. There's a large playground for kids, terrific walking trails, open fields and a basketball court. The park is bordered on the east side of the block by houses, but there is a greenbelt separating the park from the neighborhood. There is a great feeling of community and safety in the area. A couple of blocks west of the Powell-Barnett Park is the Garfield Community Center which has more for kids and adults, including a public pool, tennis courts and three baseball fields.