Capitol Hill


Home to the nation’s capital and many other government buildings, Capitol Hill is one of the largest historic districts in the United States. The neighborhood was established in 1791 by Pierre Charles L’Enfant on his journey to plan the city of Washington. Straddling the northeast and southeast quadrants of DC, this area is known for its historic charm, impressive architecture, and unwavering legacy. Attractions like the Supreme Court, Eastern Market, the Library of Congress, Smithsonian museums, and the U.S. Botanic Garden appeal to its residents and visitors alike.

Houses in Capitol Hill mainly consist of colorful rowhomes and federal townhouses. Living in the area allows for easy metro access for the green, yellow, orange, silver, and blue lines! Well-traveled metro stations for residents include L’Enfant Plaza, Eastern Market, and Capitol South. There is no shortage of dining, shopping, and recreation in Capitol Hill, making it a popular neighborhood whether you are an aspiring politician or not.

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5 Brent Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
4 Francis Stevens Education Campus Preschool - 8th Grade Public
2 Center City Pcs - Capitol Hill Preschool - 8th Grade Public
N/A Van Ness Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
N/A Friendship Chamberlain Elementary & Middle Pcs Preschool - 3Rd Grade Public
2 Tyler Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
N/A Eagle Academy Public Charter School - New Jersey Avenue Campus Preschool - 3Rd Grade Public
3 Payne Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
3 Friendship Pcs Chamberlain Middle 4th Grade - 8th Grade Public
4 Watkins Elementary School 1St Grade - 5th Grade Public
N/A Kingsman Academy 6th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A Digital Pioneers Academy Pcs 6th Grade - 7th Grade Public
2 Eastern High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A St. Peter School Preschool - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A Capitol Hill Day School Preschool - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Templeton Academy 9th Grade - 12th Grade Private/Charter
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