Named for its proximity to the State Capitol building, the Capitol Hill area is a diverse Denver neighborhood that is popular with many young professional and artists alike. Bounded by major roadways Broadway, Downing, Colfax, and 7th Ave., this area is right near the heart of downtown Denver. Excellent public transportation is available in this area making commutes a breeze.
The Capitol Hill area is buzzing with nightlife, being home to some of the premier concert venues in Denver; the Ogden and Fillmore theaters. It also contains some of the most popular Denver nightclubs including Club Vinyl and The Church. There are a plethora of restaurants and eateries in the area as well, including the cult classic Voodoo Doughnuts that opened in Denver to much fanfare in early 2014. Grab a drink and some pub food at the new Oblios Cap Hill Tavern or pair your drinks with some video games at the 1 Up Colfax Arcade and Bar.
Capitol Hill also offers a unique and eclectic shopping experience. Look for some trendy jeweler and accessories at Pandora on the Hill, or browse the hip second-hand selection at Buffalo Exchange. The Kilgore Used Books and Comics store is a must-stop for any bookworm, and Wax Trax Records is an actual record store for vintage music enthusiasts. There’s no lack of places to shop, eat, or visit in Capitol Hill.
Capitol Hill – Denver Real Estate Snapshot
The diversity of the area is reflected in the range of home prices from condo conversions in the mid $100,000′s, to mansions surpassing $1,000,000. Once the home to wealthy Denverites, home buyers can still find stately Tudors, Victorians and Greek Revival style architecture.
Capitol Hill Zip Codes: 80203, 80218, 80224
Common Sub Area/Additions & Neighborhoods In Or Around Capitol Hill: Capitol Hill Terrace, South Capitol Hill, Crestmoor Park, Arlington, & Alamo Placita to name a few.
Photo graciously provided by Johnathan J. Stegeman.