Renton

Renton is one of the most “average” districts in Seattle – which isn’t saying much. It’s primarily a middle-low class residential neighborhood.

Renton’s problems are less serious than those of the Redmond Barrens, but the district has definitely seen better days. Renton has more gangs than any other area in Seattle except Redmond and is also a hotbed of Humanis Policlub activity, making anti-metahuman sentiment all too common.

Geography

Renton is surrounded by Bellevue and Redmond in the north, Downtown Seattle and Tacoma in the west, Auburn in the south, and Salish-Shidhe Council lands in the east.

Demographics

About 35% of Renton’s population is metahuman.

Politics

The 2048 elections saw the rise of mayor Carl B. Vandersalm for his third term.

Humanis Policlub Seattle headquarters are located here.

Economy

Renton’s features many of Seattle’s commercial shops aiming at middle and low class customers.

It is also notable for a number of security industry and software industry facilities.

Locations

Hotels

  • Cougar Mountain Resort Hotel – Luxury hotel, mountain ski resort, popular corporate retreat
  • Lake Youngs Hilton – Luxury hotel
  • Merideth Comfy Cubicle – Cheap hotel
  • Renton Inn – Family-style hotel, HQ of the Renton Inn Corporation

Restaurants

  • Mon Hing Restaurant and Bar – Small restaurant and bar, hangout for local cops from West Kent
  • Wanda’s Witchery – Small restaurant, popular with local deckers and mystics

Bars & Nightclubs

  • Italiano, The
  • Murdered Mime, The
  • Renton Hole In the Wall – Bar, hangout for down-and-out shadowrunners
  • Terror Pit, The – Bar, popular with area mystics
  • The Devil’s Due – A popular runner bar where friends, enemies and rivals can gather for a drink.

Attractions

  • Auburn Center – Shopping mall
  • Maple Valley Mall – Shopping mall
  • Renton Center Mall – Shopping mall, very upscale

Government Buildings

  • Renton District Courthouse – Courthouse complex
  • Renton District Hall – Government offices
  • Shadow Lake Correctional Facility – Prison; a number of repeat Matrix offenders do time here

Businesses

  • Blood Manies Software – indie software developer
  • Denton’s Lore Store – Lore shop with a reputation for strange talismans and magic
  • Federated Boeing Renton Facilities
  • Knight Errant Seattle Training Academy
  • Night Crawlers Corporation – Supplier of illegal software and hardware
  • Petrovitsky Personal Security – Mitsuhama subsidiary, apartment security solutions
  • Power Persona – indie software developer
  • Renton Customs is a mid-level shop for people to get custom cars, motorcycles or specialized upgrades for said vehicles. Renton Customs is also where you go to jailbreak your GridGuide and clean stolen vehicles. Mr. Thomas, a down and out corporate programmer, handles the illegal activities at Renton Customs.
  • Talbot Security Vehicles – Vehicle shop

Medical Facilities

  • Auburn General Hospital – Hospital, some research on ways for mystics to accept cyberware implants (funded by the Mafia)
  • City Health – Hospital
  • Greasy Ben’s – Medium restaurant and illegal body shop
  • Maple Valley General – Hospital

Renton

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