Attractive and stately, Capitol Hill is downtown Denver’s most popular neighborhood. Originally a suburb for Denver’s elite, Capitol Hill has evolved into a welcoming, friendly area with an amazingly wide variety of available real estate; from funky to formal, there is something for most tastes and price ranges in Capitol Hill. Austere capitol buildings blend well with beautiful historic homes, and tall, leafy trees line the sidewalks. The rich history of this neighborhood lends it an old-town feel that is both nostalgic and desirable. With many retail establishments within walking distance, Capitol Hill is a pedestrian-friendly district, maximizing efficiency in daily living. Whether you dream of a magnificent Victorian mansion or a cozy third-floor apartment, Capitol Hill is sure to please.
Located mere minutes from the city center, Capitol Hill’s location is ideal. Colfax Ave. bounds the neighborhood to the north, and 8th Ave. is its southern boundary. Downing and Lincoln Streets from its eastern and western boundaries, respectively.
Entertainment and Shopping
Capitol Hill’s popularity has been great for local retailers, and the bustling neighborhood is active and interesting. Several small business districts are within walking distance, offering groceries, cafes, hardware stores, and many other daily-service establishments. Two museums, the Vance Kirkland Museum and the home of “Unsinkable” Molly Brown, promise intellectually pleasing afternoons, and the nearby Fillmore Auditorium provides a small, intimate venue for concerts. Cheesman Park, an idyllic expanse of green in the heart of Capitol Hill, hosts outdoor concerts, and has a playground and a jogging path. A benefit of downtown living, of course, is easy access to downtown fun. The Denver Performing Arts Complex. Coor’s Field, Six Flag Elitch Gardens, the Denver Art Museum, and the many other exciting downtown attractions are nearby, guaranteeing endless opportunities for entertainment. Capitol Hill is an exciting and vibrant neighborhood-boredom will never be a problem.
Condo Living in Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill real estate varies widely in size, type, and price. Many of the elegant historic mansions have been renovated and restored to their former magnificence. Large Victorian, Tudor, and Greek Revival homes are plentiful in Capitol Hill; some have been divided into apartments, and others can be bought for a single family. For buyers who prefer more modern living, apartments and condos are available in new high-rise buildings. This popular neighborhood would be a great place to buy and a great place to live.
Capitol Hill is a picturesque, exciting, and convenient downtown neighborhood, and is definitely worth a visit. For more information on this lively and attractive area, feel free to contact Vali Wimberly of the Berkshire Group. Vali specializes in Denver’s downtown neighborhoods and is sure to be a valuable resource in your search. Phone her at 720-273-1969, or e-mail at e-mail: Vali Wimberly, Realtor®.
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