Denver Neighborhoods – Capitol Hill

Denver Neighborhoods – Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is one of the most eclectic and interesting neighborhoods in the city of Denver.  It has a  diverse community and is particularly popular with young folks who enjoy the vibrant atmosphere and the abundance of studio and one bedroom apartments that are to be found int he neighborhood. Most of he homes in Capitol Hill are condos or multi-family homes .Capitol Hill also has plenty of beautiful ingle family homes, Many of which are among the oldest in the city. Some of the larger mansions have recently been converted into offices. The properties of the neighborhood are just as diverse as its population.

Photo Credited to  Hotel Chatter

Photo Credited to Hotel Chatter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Named due to Colorado’s State Capitol that sits on hill. This neighborhood is just to the Southeast of Downtown Denver. Which means that its residents are within easy reach of work or entertainment in the busy downtown area. Despite its proximity to downtown, it has a very different character from the business center of the city. The Most of the buildings in Capitol Hill were built during the 1920’s , giving the neighborhood an attractive and historic character. Capitol Hill is one of the most charming neighborhoods in Denver, and it has a distinctly artistic flavor. Both Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg made their homes in this neighborhood. The apartment buildings on Sherman Street, between 10 and 11th streets are know as Poets Row. Each of the apartment complexes are named after a different famous poet, such as Robert Frost of Emily Dickenson.

Credit Google Maps

Credit Google Maps

More Information:

Near-by Parks: Cheesman Park and Capitol Hill & Congress Park

3 Minutes to DownTown

6 Minutes to Shopping (Cherry Creek Mall)

8 Minutes to I-25

Walk Score: 89

Bike Score: 95

Closest Grocery Store are King Soopers and  Whole Foods

 

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