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Capitol Hill, Seattle

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Capitol Hill is a densely populated residential district in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is one of the city's most prominent nightlife and entertainment districts, and the center of the city's counterculture communities.GeographyCapitol Hill is situated on a steep hill just east of the city's central business district.The neighborhood is bounded by Interstate 5 (I-5) to the west, beyond which are Downtown, Cascade, and Eastlake; to the north by State Route 520 and Interlaken Park, beyond which are the Portage Bay and Montlake neighbourhoods; to the south by E. Union and E. Madison Streets, beyond which are First Hill and the Central District; and to the east by 23rd and 24th Avenues E., beyond which is Madison Valley.Capitol Hill's main thoroughfare is Broadway, which forms the commercial heart of the district. Other significant streets are 10th, 12th, 15th, and 19th Avenues, all running north-south, and E. Pine, E. Pike, E. John, E. Thomas, and E. Aloha Streets and E. Olive Way, running east-west. Of these streets, large portions of E. Pike Street, E. Pine Street, Broadway, 15th Avenue, and E. Olive Way are lined almost continuously with streetfront businesses.
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  • Capitol Hill is a wonderful, clean and diverse community that I thoroughly enjoyed. Lots of shops, coffee houses and restaurants all within walking distance to each other.  more »
  • We walked through this area one Monday morning and enjoyed the good vibe here. We were going to see the Jimi Hendrix statue and happened upon a great bar / restaurant Oddfellows Cafe.  more »
  • Sadly we didn't discover this part of Seattle until our last night in town, but it was worth seeing. While most of Seattle seems to shut down early, Broadway, Pike, and Pine in the Capital Hill region...  more »