There is a line between preserving what makes a community great, and accommodating the people drawn to that community. Ballard is currently trying to find where that line is.
"That's one of the issues down in Ballard, not that they are adding buildings, but that parking has become such a premium there," KIRO Radio co-host Terry Holliman said. "They have nowhere for these people to park. If you are putting new buildings with new apartment complexes, and a new hotel — where are you going to put the cars at?"