Capitol Hill – Architectural Travel

Washington DC has many especially desirable neighborhoods, with Capitol Hill sitting at the top of the list.  “The Hill” is one of the oldest and most densely populated areas of the city and as the name implies, it is located on an actual hill.  During the time when Pierre L’Enfant’s was laying out the city the area was known as “Jenkins Hill.” The neighborhood actually straddles two quadrants, Southeast and Northeast as divided by East Capitol Street.  (the rest of the story).

Federal Townhouse in Capitol Hill


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