Capitol Hill is bordered by Colfax Ave to the North, 7th Ave to the South, Downing St to the East and Broadway to the West.
Capitol Hill is one of the most diverse and eclectic neighborhoods in Denver. There are a large number of restaurants ranging from Cuban to Greek, plus vibrant nightlife with jazz and blues clubs. Hotels are also in abundance along with historic and fine art museums.
Residents of Capitol Hill enjoy excellent shopping with a wide variety of retail stores and charming boutiques, in addition to vibrant brew pubs and piano bars.
Capitol Hill is located just southeast of Denver’s central business district near the Civic Center and the Colorado State Capitol. The neighborhood is characterized by some of the oldest single-family homes in the city and was once the home of Denver’s elite and origination of American Foursquare architecture.
Today, Capitol Hill consists of historic mansions, apartment and condo buildings, with office development primarily concentrated in the northwest portion of the neighborhood with small professional offices located throughout the neighborhood. It is one of the most cosmopolitan neighborhoods in Denver and a well-known haven for artists and bohemians.
There are two concert venues, multiple parks, and a special ambiance that makes the neighborhood appealing to a wide range of home buyers. Capitol Hill offers a rare affordability in housing options compared to other Denver neighborhoods, but parking is at a premium. Some redevelopment in the area is making it more pedestrian- friendly.