Capitol Hill



Of the past fifteen years, Capitol Hill is now both a quaint neighborhood and a world-class destination.  Locals are passionate about everything their neighborhood has to offer: charming architecture, quaint shops, superb eateries, and the iconic U.S. Capitol building, Library of Congress, and the Supreme Court. The urbane blend of highly educated locals, Washington power players and young, energetic professionals creates an electric vitality attracting new residents, businesses and visitors from around the world every day.

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Neighborhood Features

Notable New Business Openings In 2019

  • Bombay Street Food
  • Buffalo & Bergen
  • District Soul Food
  • Eat Brgz
  • Emilie’s
  • Frager’s Hardware (reopening)

Eastern Market

One of DC’s oldest public markets, Eastern Market has been a bustling weekend magnet for residents and visitors alike since 1873. The market is a popular destination for fresh food, community events, and on weekends, local farm-fresh produce and handmade arts and crafts.

Historic District

Located in one of the nation’s largest historic districts, the Capitol Hill trade area includes the U.S. Capitol, Senate and House office buildings, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, and DC’s oldest commercial corridor—Barracks Row.

Union Station

This historic intermodal transportation hub and shopping center is located just blocks from the U.S. Capitol. Union Station hosts about 40 million annual travelers & visitors and is home to close to 200 specialty shops & 50 dining establishments.

Top Local Industries

44,233 Total Area Employment*

  • Public Administration: 40%
  • Professional, Scientific & Technical Services: 14%
  • Accommodation & Food Services: 10%