Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is one of the most historic and diverse neighborhoods in the Mile High City. 'Cap Hill’ is also one of Denver’s most densely populated neighborhoods, due in large part to its proximity to downtown, parks, and unique retail and entertainment options. The neighborhood also offers perhaps the city’s widest range of housing types and price ranges–everything from modern high rise apartments to single-family historic homes.

Current Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $909K
Lowest Price $180K
Highest Price $4.8M
Total Listings 51
Avg. Days On Market 44
Avg. Price/SQFT $448

Property Types (active listings)

Listings in Denver's Capitol Hill Neighborhood

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727 Washington Street, Denver

$4,750,000

727 Washington Street, Denver

6 Beds 6 Baths 7,692 SqFt Residential MLS® # 2070114

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo LIV Sotheby's International Realty Status: Active

965 N Pennsylvania Street, Denver

$3,950,000

965 N Pennsylvania Street, Denver

7 Beds 5 Baths 8,796 SqFt Residential MLS® # 9243701

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo Keller Williams DTC Status: Active

612 Washington Street, Denver

$3,450,000

↓ $800,000

612 Washington Street, Denver

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Commercial Sale MLS® # 2875009

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo Orion Real Estate Status: Active

661 Pearl Street, Denver

$3,300,000

↓ $200,000

661 Pearl Street, Denver

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Commercial Sale MLS® # 4038309

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo REAL VIEW RESIDENTIAL Status: Active

680 Clarkson Street, Denver

$2,690,000

↓ $205,000

680 Clarkson Street, Denver

5 Beds 6 Baths 6,026 SqFt Residential MLS® # 8462015

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo Milehimodern Status: Active

680 Clarkson Street, Denver

$2,690,000

↓ $205,000

680 Clarkson Street, Denver

5 Beds 6 Baths 6,026 SqFt Residential MLS® # 9017363

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo Milehimodern Status: Active

925 N Lincoln Street 15a/15b, Denver

$2,490,000

925 N Lincoln Street 15a/15b, Denver

6 Beds 6 Baths 7,985 SqFt Residential MLS® # 3689195

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo RE/MAX Alliance Status: Active

925 N Lincoln Street 14g-s, Denver

$2,450,000

↓ $100,000

925 N Lincoln Street 14g-s, Denver

4 Beds 5 Baths 5,708 SqFt Residential MLS® # 8881333

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo Kentwood Real Estate Cherry Creek Status: Active

1236 Clarkson Street, Denver

$1,249,000

↓ $76,000

1236 Clarkson Street, Denver

5 Beds 5 Baths 3,043 SqFt Residential MLS® # 8123163

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo HomeSmart Status: Active

946 N Washington Street, Denver

$1,220,000

↓ $15,000

946 N Washington Street, Denver

4 Beds 5 Baths 2,368 SqFt Residential Income MLS® # 2422006

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services of Atlanta, Inc. Status: Active

1022 Pearl Street 101, Denver

$1,099,500

1022 Pearl Street 101, Denver

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,771 SqFt Residential MLS® # 8566561

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo Universal Broker Network LLC Status: Active

975 N Lincoln Street 5b-n, Denver

$1,000,000

↑ $15,000

975 N Lincoln Street 5b-n, Denver

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,172 SqFt Residential MLS® # 2645756

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo LIV Sotheby's International Realty Status: Active

More about Denver's Capitol Hill Neighborhood


Style of Homes for Sale in Capitol Hill:  Housing types in Capitol Hill are incredibly diverse.  As one of the oldest areas of Denver, it's been through many different stages and the housing reflects that.  You can find everything from historic Victorian mansions to converted modern condos.  The cost of homes for sale in the area has seen a big increase over the past few years, varying dramatically based on the condition of the home, the street its on, and whether it is a single or multi-unit. 

The Evolution of Capitol Hill - Capitol Hill was founded in the 1880s as a new residential suburb for Denver’s wealthiest families, whom built extravagant Victorian, Tudor and Greek revival mansions. Among the most prominent residents was legendary Titanic survivor, Molly Brown, whose house still stands on Pennsylvania Street and is a popular museum. 

Today, many of those nostalgic homes and mansions still stand, but the neighborhood has evolved into a mixed-use community with a majority of apartments and condominiums, many of which have undergone innovative real estate conversions. After serious population declines in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, Capitol Hill has enjoyed population increases during the past decade or so.

On its north edge, the resurgent Colfax Avenue is continuing its remarkable recovery after years of neglect and high crime rates. As crime rates on Colfax and throughout the Capitol Hill neighborhood have dropped dramatically in recent years, new retail, entertainment venues, office users and even condominium developments have followed. In recent years, dilapidated apartment buildings have been rehabilitated throughout Capitol Hill; commercial buildings (such as Penn Garage Lofts at 14th and Pennsylvania Street) have been transformed into mixed-use housing projects; and vacant lots have given rise to new construction housing developments. 

Capitol Hill also features several small commercial and retail districts that are pedestrian friendly. One of the city’s most compact and pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods, Capitol Hill residents walk to coffee shops, hardware stores, grocery stores, restaurants and other gathering places at 9th and Corona Street, 11th and Ogden Street, and along the 14th Avenue corridor. Cheesman Park is a favorite among locals, with its huge green spaces lined by gorgeous historic mansions and large trees.

Capitol Hill is also home to some of Denver’s best cultural and entertainment venues. In addition to the Molly Brown House, the Vance Kirkland Museum (13th and Pearl Street) celebrates Denver’s internationally renowned abstract painter. On Colfax Avenue and Clarkson Street, Mammoth Gardens has been refurbished into the Fillmore Auditorium, and a few blocks away is the Ogden Theater. Both are popular small venues for music.

Colorado State Capital Building - On the NW side of Capitol Hill you’ll find the Colorado State Capitol Building, located in Denver’s Civic Center area.  The Colorado General Assembly, the offices of the Governor of Colorado and the Lieutenant Governor of Colorado are all run out of this historic building.  Beautifully constructed in the late 1800’s, the building is intentionally modeled after the United States Capitol.  The distinctive gold dome is made of real gold leaf, honoring Colorado’s Gold rush.

Boundaries: The boundaries for Capitol Hill are Colfax to the North, 5th Ave to the South, Broadway to the West and Downing to the East.

Neighborhoods Similar to Capitol Hill: Cheesman Park, Congress Park, City Park, Baker, Uptown

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