“Capitol Hill combines power,
Discover Capitol Hill In Washington, DC
One of the oldest residential communities in Washington, Capitol Hill is the largest historic residential neighborhood in the District.
Stretching easterly from the front of the United States Capitol along wide avenues, its landmarks include:
- The Senate and House office buildings
- The Supreme Court building
- The Library of Congress
- The Marine Barracks
- The Washington Navy Yard
- And more!
The In-Town Living Lifestyle On Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill is largely a residential neighborhood composed predominantly of antique rowhouses of different architectural styles and periods
Re-purposed schools and commercial buildings now offer stunning loft properties set in this very traditional setting. It is estimated that as many as a
Out And About On The Hill
Pennsylvania Avenue is a lively commercial street with shops,
Established in 1873, Eastern Market is a public market on 7th Street SE, where vendors sell fresh meat and produce in indoor stalls and at outdoor farmers' stands. It is also the site of an outdoor flea market every weekend. Dining options include:
- The Hawk & Dove
- Belga Café
- Banana Café
- The celebrated Art and Soul restaurant.
The Folger Shakespeare Library features theatrical productions, chamber music, baroque opera and other performances. Frederick Douglass's former house is another neighborhood attraction.
Adjacent to Penn Quarter and Chinatown, Capitol Hill is served by the Metro’s Union Station, Capitol South, Eastern