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Capitol Hill is a neologism for Capitol Hill and a metonym for United States Congress; Capitol Hill is the largest historical residential area in Washington, D.C, Columbia., extending eastwards from Washington, D.C.’s United States Capitol along wide avenues. Capitol Hill is among the oldest residential areas within Washington, D.C., with a population of 35,000 in less than two square miles (5 km2)) It is also one of the areas that are the most heavily populated neighborhoods.

Geographically, Capitol Hill rises near the middle of the District of Columbia and extends to the east. Pierre (Peter) Charles L’Enfant was the first to plan his vision for the capital; in 1791 decided to place Capitol Hill as the “Congress House” (the Capitol building) at the top of the hill on an area he described as a “pedestal waiting for a monument.” The Capitol building has served as the headquarters of Congress since 1791. Congress of the United States and the workplace of many people living in The Capitol Hill district since 1800. 

The Capitol Hill neighborhood straddles two cities, the Southeast and the Northeast. Many neighborhood areas are now classified as The Capitol Hill Historic District.

Capitol Hill is often used to describe the district’s history and the wider neighborhood surrounding Capitol Hill. On the east side, the east of Capitol Hill lies the Anacostia River, and to the north, it is located the H Street corridor; to the south is the Southeast/Southwest Freeway as well as The Washington Navy Yard, and to the west is Washington Navy Yard and the Southeast/Southwest Freeway, to the west is National Mall and the city’s central business district. It is located in the middle of Washington, CO. Capitol Hill Historic District encloses the Capitol building. Capitol Hill Historic District is included as a part of the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). It is located in the Capitol Hill Historic District and was expanded in 2015 to the north to include blocks bordered by 2nd Street, F Street, 4th Street, and the south end to H Street, NE, referred to by The Swampoodle Addition. EZ Bed Bug Exterminator Washington DC

Capitol Hill landmarks include the United States Capitol and the Senate and House offices, the Supreme Court building, the Library of Congress, the Marine Barracks, the Washington Navy Yard, and Congressional Cemetery.

However, it is an urban residential area of rowhouses with different styles and times. Side by side, there are early 19th-century manor homes, Federal townhouses, small frame houses, extravagant Italianate bracketed houses, and the 19th-century rowhouses constructed of press bricks, with their often comical decorative elements that blend Richardsonian Romanesque, Queen Anne, and Eastlakian designs. In the late 1990s, the rise of gentrification and the growing economic growth within the District of Columbia meant that the district’s old and non-historic structures began to be replaced. New constructions that comply with height limits and other limitations are typically designed in a contemporary decorative style created by Amy Weinstein. The designs are characterized by multi-colored brickwork that is set in relief. 

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