Capitol View (Washington, D.C.)

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This article is about the neighborhood in Washington, D.C. For the high-rise building under the same name, see Capitol View (building).
Map of Washington, D.C., with Capitol View highlighted in red

Capitol View is a neighborhood located in both southeast Washington, D.C, straddling East Capitol Street east of the Anacostia River. It is triangular in area, bounded by East Capitol Street to the north, Central Avenue SE to the southwest, and Southern Avenue to the southeast. Capital View is located within Ward 7 and is represented on the D.C. Council by Yvette Alexander.

The easternmost neighborhood in the Southeast quadrants, Capitol View takes its name from the fact that the Capitol is in full, albeit distant, view on its western skyline.

The residents of Capitol View tend to be middle to upper middle-class. The cityscape is both urban and suburban consisting of bungalows and semi-detached town homes.

Coordinates: 38°53′24″N 76°55′32″W / 38.89°N 76.9255°W / 38.89; -76.9255