If you’re looking for a true city experience, this is the place for you. As Denver’s most densely populated neighborhood, Capitol Hill attracts people who prefer walking to driving and love an urban environment without the skyscrapers. This area started with Denver’s wealthy and expanded, and you can still see the extravagance built into the Victorian, Tudor, and Greek Revival mansions here. In fact, you can tour one belonging to legendary Titanic survivor, the Unsinkable Molly Brown.

The official boundaries of Capitol Hill are Colfax, Broadway, 7th Avenue, and Downing. It’s amazing that this relatively contained area can hold such a diverse collection: bars, fine dining restaurants, fast food joints, music venues, convenience stores, eclectic specialty shops, and of course, the gold-domed Capitol Building (another tour worth taking)—perfect for young buyers in the market. Nearby Cheesman Park is a great urban escape, where you can go for a run, throw a Frisbee, play kickball, have a picnic, or just relax and read a book in the sun.

One of the best things about Cap Hill is that it isn’t all city; it has a nice, neighborly side as well. Mature trees provide leafy shade, and century-old places of worship are peacefully located in the heart of it all. A tasteful mix of high-rise condo buildings, arts-and-crafts, and those grand old mansions make this neighborhood in the city a comfortable and exciting place to call home.