Lincoln Park: A Capitol Hill Treasure



One mile from the U.S. Capitol is a quaint neighborhood with brownstones, restored townhomes and a place where neighbors meet in the park to talk while their children play on the playground or dog owners chat with each other while their pooches run around and get some exercise.  It’s a wonderful neighborhood popular with residents of DC called Lincoln Park.  The urban park is located in this Capitol Hill neighborhood bounded by 11th Street NE and SE on the west, 13th Street NE and SE on the east, East Capitol NE on the north, and East Capitol SE on the south.  It is 4 blocks northeast of Eastern Market, the robust farmers market and crafts’ vendors, as well as indie coffee shops and bookstores.

Lincoln Park isn’t just a name; it’s an actual park.  It has two enclosed play areas for children and parents meet up with their neighbors here while their children play; older kids play football in the wide open space; and it has a grassy area popular with residents and their dogs where dog owners sip coffee and exchange neighborhood news.  In the summer, it’s not uncommon to find sunbathers and book readers on blankets in the grass.  The park, while maintained by the National Park Service, feels like it belongs to its neighbors.  It’s a shared neighborhood space, and the neighborhood is centered around it.  Many joggers run a route through Capitol Hill and pass this area on their way.

During the Civil War, Lincoln Park was the site of Lincoln Hospital, named after the President and was visited by poet Walt Whitman, who came here to visit and comfort the injured and dying soldiers.  In 1867, Congress authorized it to be called Lincoln Square as a memorial to Lincoln, the first site to have his name.  Here too stands the 1876 Emancipation Memorial showing the chains of slavery as President Abraham Lincoln offers the Emancipation Proclamation.  It is also the site of the Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial, DC’s first statue of a black woman.  It honors this educator who is also the founder of the National Council of Negro Women.  Nearby is the Car Barn, DC’s 19th century trolley turnaround which lives on as a popular condo development.

Capitol Hill Real Estate Near Lincoln Park

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$419,500
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
1
Beds
1
Baths
659
Sq.Ft.
1927
Year Built
25
Days on Site
DCDC2065698
MLS
Character, Convenience and Community unite in this updated, corner 1-BR condo located just off East Capitol Street in the heart of historic Capitol Hill. With just under 700 sf, the apartment is...
$450,000
Neighborhood: Old City #1
1
Beds
1
Baths
913
Sq.Ft.
1880
Year Built
81
Days on Site
DCDC2058722
MLS
Spacious and Beautiful 1BR/1FB with 913sqf English basement condo includes separate entrance off gorgeous rose garden and steps to Lincoln Park. . Home offers updated kitchen with stainless steel...
$635,000
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,076
Sq.Ft.
1908
Year Built
2
Days on Site
DCDC2062638
MLS
Welcome to this stunning two level 1,076 SF condo in The Chatham, a nine unit boutique building less than a block from Lincoln Park. Private entrance accessed from 11th Street. The first level...
$699,900
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,800
Sq.Ft.
1914
Year Built
141
Days on Site
DCDC2044448
MLS
No showing to after 5pm during the week. Earlier on weekends. By appointment only. REDUCED AGAIN!!! INVESTOR' S DELIGHT...SOLD STRICTLY AS-IS....are the words for this all brick 3 level, 3...
$699,999
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,001
Sq.Ft.
1918
Year Built
81
Days on Site
DCDC2057064
MLS
Actual perfection is just moments from the center of Capitol Hill, H Street Corridor and Barracks Row! Don’t miss the opportunity to own this lovely 2-story townhome with 3 beds and 2.5 baths. This...
Open 10/1
237 14th Place NE Washington, DC 20002
$715,000
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
980
Sq.Ft.
1915
Year Built
9
Days on Site
DCDC2067664
MLS
OPEN HOUSES: Sat, Oct 1st from 1-3pm & Sun, Oct 2nd from 1-4pm. Why pay condo fees when you can own a whole house? This one has it all! Two bedrooms plus an office, exposed brick, hardwood floors...
$719,000
Condo: Car Barn Condominium
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,410
Sq.Ft.
1980
Year Built
23
Days on Site
DCDC2066364
MLS
NEW PRICING! OPEN SUNDAY 1-3PM! Spacious Car Barn Townhome with a "Best Address" on lovely East Capitol Street one block to Lincoln Park and a short and scenic seven block stroll to Eastern Market,...
$899,000
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
988
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
65
Days on Site
DCDC2060978
MLS
Major price reduction! Exceptionally located Capitol Hill porch front row house on a quiet block just two blocks from Eastern Market. This quintessential home offers a traditional layout with a...
$945,000
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,385
Sq.Ft.
1880
Year Built
17
Days on Site
DCDC2067234
MLS
This residence is in one of DC’s most popular neighborhoods, adjacent to Lincoln Park offering a tranquil, tree and monument inspired setting. The stately brick corner-turret Penthouse residence...
Open 10/1
1414 Carolina Ave N NE Washington, DC 20002
$955,000
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,492
Sq.Ft.
1904
Year Built
23
Days on Site
DCDC2066238
MLS
One of the most desirable addresses on Capitol Hill! Spacious, south-facing, 3 generous beds, 1.5 baths, breakfast/2nd living area off cookin' w gas kitchen, original mantels @ doors, hardware,...
$1,049,000
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,496
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
30
Days on Site
DCDC2060154
MLS
Huge price improvement!!! Enormous home in the heart of Capitol Hill with unbelievable potential. Over 2,100 sq ft of living space on two floors! Three bedrooms, three full baths, a huge backyard,...
Open 10/2
23 7th St NE Washington, DC 20002
$1,049,900
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,376
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
16
Days on Site
DCDC2066976
MLS
Lovely Capitol Hill rowhouse just a short stroll to Eastern Market! Step through the classic iron garden gate and admire the beautifully landscaped front patio complete with showstopping persimmon...

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