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About Capitol Hill

In a city steeped in history, only Capitol Hill can claim to offer the most authentic, original DC experience. Capitol Hill is not only DC’s original community, it’s home to our nation’s most iconic neighborhood which includes Barracks Row, Eastern Market, Federal Enclave, Hill East and Union Station.

The largest historic district in the US, “The Hill” neighborhood is uniquely DC in every sense. Its colorful row houses and quirky alleyways showcase the city’s urban roots. The events and flavors found at Eastern Market – DC’s oldest, but ever-bustling communal hub – reflect the community’s diverse, inclusive profile. It’s no wonder that an internationally acclaimed food scene thrives here. Its historic sites, cultural jewels, green spaces and riverside trails, make the neighborhood a unique entrée to essential DC experiences. But what really defines Capitol Hill’s character is its generations of passionate, local community builders who create the kind of authentic welcome that makes every visit feel like a homecoming.

Capitol Hill: Our Nation’s Neighborhood. Passionately local. Uniquely DC.

View our Neighborhood Profile from WDCEP