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Top 13 Amenities in Capitol Hill Neighborhood in Washington, DC

Styles of homes here are very iconic to DC, you can walk, bike or take a short cab ride to Nationals Park and catch a ball game, tour the U.S. Capitol, Library of Congress, Supreme Court, shop the Eastern Market for locally grown foods, the mall at Union Station where you can also catch a train to New York or New Orleans or visit one of the many free museums at the Smithsonian Mall.

It's not just an area popular with members of Congress, it's a very diverse neighborhood with many nationalities and cultures living here and always something to do!


This local Safeway grocery store offers plenty of parking with a bakery, deli, pharmacy, fish market, 1-hour photo, Starbucks, liquor sales, Online grocery delivery and Coinstar. Store hours are 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Mon-Sat, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays.

Potomac Ave Metro

One of four metro stops on Capitol Hill, this is one is the farthest East, just off of Pennsylvania Avenue and across the street from Harris Teeter grocery store. All metros in DC also have a Capital Bike Share kiosk where you can rent a bike and return it at a destination kiosk.
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Capitol South Metro Station

One of four metro stops on Capitol Hill, this one is farthest West right next to the Cannon House Office Building on at the House of Representatives. It is also the closest metro stop to the U.S. Capitol. Most metros in DC also have a Capital Bike Share kiosk where you can rent a bike and return it at a destination kiosk.
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Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy

Chavez Schools for Public Policy prepare scholars for success in competitive colleges and empower them to use public policy to create a more just free and equal world. Recently the Capitol Hill Campus was named one of DC’s most challenging high schools by the Washington Post, and as the 7th best high school in DC by U.S. News & World Report. With laptops for every scholar, 25% more instructional time and comprehensive behavioral and academic supports, scholars graduate from Chavez Schools  creative, innovative, entrepreneurial and ready for the 21st century.

Results The Gym

J.R. Giddings school was originally built in 1889 and is considered a historically significant building due to its role as the first all-black public school in Washington, DC. In the late 1990s the DC government sold it and Results Gym completely renovated it into a 65,000 sq ft multi-use fitness facility. In addition to the newest cardio and weight training equipment they also have four international sized Squash courts, a basketball/volleyball court, 38' rock-climbing wall, and spa-like locker rooms with dry and steam saunas and hot tubs. This location also offers babysitting and juniors classes, and they have a healthy food cafe and parking rounds.
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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is the oldest federal cultural institution and it is also the largest in the world. It's collections include millions of books, manuscripts, photographs and recordings. It's primary mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people.
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Folger Theatre & Shakespeare Library

The Folger is a world-renowned research center on Shakespeare and the early modern age in the West. The Folger's conservation lab is a leading innovator in the preservation of rare materials. Its public programs include plays, concerts, literary readings, various family activities and exhibitions. It also offers a large number of K-12 and college programs for students and teachers, and a variety of seminars and colloquia for advanced scholars.

Eastern Market

The Eastern Market is Washington DC's original and premier food and arts market. It is located in the heart of the Capitol Hill neighborhood and is the preferred destination for fresh food, community events, and on weekends, also local farm-fresh produce and handmade arts and crafts. Eastern Market has served as a community hub for over 136 years, connecting locals and visitors. Come for a visit in order to discover everything the market can offer.
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Lincoln Park

Lincoln Park is the largest park in Capitol Hill and it is located directly east of the United States Capitol Building and 11th Street. In the park are locate the monuments to two of the greatest leaders of the nation, President Abraham Lincoln and Civil Rights Activist and Educator Mary McLeod Bethune.
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RFK Stadium and DC Armory

With a metro stop right next door, these two venues are often spoken of together. RFK Stadium is the home of DC United Men's Soccer Team and also hosts many other events.

The DC Armory was opened in 1941 and is one of the most versatile venues in the mid-Atlantic region. It is Washington DC's auditorium, arena, big top and ballroom. This venue houses a great variety of events year-round. One of the many annual visitors is Ringling Brothers Circus.
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Eastern Market Metro

One of four metro stops on Capitol Hill, this is the most centrally located, right on Pennsylvania Avenue. All metros in DC also have a Capital Bike Share kiosk where you can rent a bike and return it at a destination kiosk.
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Harris Teeter

Located directly across the street from the Potomac Ave Metro stop Harris Teeter Food Market offers the freshest and most delicious produce, meat, and seafood. Additionally to the selection of foods they are also doing everything to offer the best shopping experience for their customers. They have a friendly and professional staff that will help you with any of your shopping needs. They also have pharmacy and western union services, and a unique Your Wellness program designed to cater to the health of their shoppers.
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Nationals Park

Nationals Park is located south of the Capitol, along the Capitol Riverfront adjacent to the Navy Yard. The new park redefines modern sports facility architecture and also s the catalyst and cornerstone of a new mixed-use Capitol Riverfront in our nation's capital.
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Top 13 Amenities in Capitol Hill Neighborhood in Washington, DC