Capitol Hill is an urban neighborhood in the heart of downtown Denver. Capitol Hill lies south of Colfax Avenue, between Marion Street and Broadway, with a southern border at 7th Avenue.
Capitol Hill is so named because it houses the Colorado State Capitol. Local neighborhood amenities include the Denver Art Museum, the Denver Public Library, the Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, the Molly Brown House Museum, the Grant-Humphreys Mansion, the Art Institute of Colorado, the History Colorado Center, the Fillmore Auditorium and the Ogden Theatre. The area also features a number of esoteric eateries, boutique coffeehouses, recreational parks and a Whole Foods Market.
The area surrounding downtown Denver holds even more amenities for Capitol Hill residents. This urban area holds Denver Botanical Gardens, the University of Colorado at Denver, the Denver Children's Museum, the Downtown Aquarium, Denver Country Club, Buell Theater, Sports Authority Field at Mile High, and the Denver Zoo.
Within close driving distance of Capitol Hill rests several national forests, parks and ski resorts. The neighboring communities of Colorado Springs, Boulder, Aspen and Fort Collins are all close enough to the Capitol Hill area for day trips.