Capitol Hill Real Estate

McCune Mansion in Salt Lake CityListed on the National Register of Historic Places, Capitol Hill real estate has made its presence known in the heart of Salt Lake City for decades. Identified by its quaint, narrow streets and uniquely shaped lots on which some the oldest residences in the city sit, it is primarily a residential neighborhood bordering the Utah State Capitol compound. It is generally bounded by North Temple Street on the south, Salt Lake's foothills on the north, 200 East on the east, 200 West on the west.

As the oldest surviving residential area in Salt Lake City, Capitol Hill's real estate demonstrates a unique cross section of the City and the State's architectural archives, ranging from high-style mansions to compact workmen's cottages. The homes preserve a living history of patterns of neighborhood life and pioneer craftsmanship from a bygone era.

Take a moment to review the below Capitol Hill real estate, or learn more about what make the beautiful Marmalade District within this historic neighborhood!

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"The Marmalade District contributes to the interesting architectural element of the Capitol Hill homes for sale with its diverse collection of architectural styles."

- Kris Bowen Real Estate Team

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About Capitol Hill Homes for Sale & The Marmalade District

One area within Capitol Hill is the Marmalade District, so named for the fruit bearing plants and trees imported by its early residents and used in the making of marmalade. The Marmalade District's borders are generally considered to be a small triangular area bounded by 500 North on the north, 300 North on the south, Quince Street on the west, and Center Street on the east. The Marmalade District contributes to the interesting architectural element of the Capitol Hill homes for sale with its diverse collection of architectural styles, which are thought to be a result of the original settlers being artisans, designers and builders. Many of the buildings are considered to be among Utah's best examples of certain types of architecture.

Homes for Sale in Capitol Hill: A Unique Lifestyle and Culture

Today, the homes for sale in Capitol Hill have a vibrant urban culture with the conveniences of many amenities like banking, groceries, and dining within walking distance. The price points vary widely from just under $200,000 to under $10 million. While many of the homes are historic and turn of the century, not all are. The gated community of North Cove Estates and Ensign Downs, for example, have a selection of nice sized, modern homes on beautifully situated lots with mountain and valley views. With the eclectic mix of architecture and provenance, buyers have their choice of home styles.

Students in Capitol Hill attend school in the Salt Lake School District. The public high school is West High, ranked by Newsweek as Utah's best high school. Middle School students attend Bryant Middle School, and they start out at Washington Elementary School. Capitol Hill is also home to LDS Business College.

Many of Utah's Historic Landmarks to Explore

Residents of Capitol Hill are in the heart of much of the downtown Salt Lake City action. One could easily take a walking tour of the many significant historical buildings in the neighborhood. In addition to the Utah State Capitol, located just outside of the neighborhood, historic buildings inside Capitol Hill include:

  • Salt Lake City Council Hall.
  • The Pioneer Memorial Building - home of Pioneer History Museum.
  • The Ashby Snow Home - 1909 prairie-style mansion.
  • The Alfred McCune Home - 1901 mansion built for railroad and mining businessman A.W. McCune.

In the Marmalade District, notable landmarks include:

  • The 19th Ward Chapel -€“ the Russian-influenced Latter-day Saint (LDS) chapel with the iconic "onion dome" steeple.
  • The John Platts Home - a 1856 adobe house with a brick second story added when bricks first became available in Utah.
  • The Morrow-Taylor Home â - c. 1868 Victorian Italianate home, which may have been the residence of LDS church president John Taylor while he was allegedly evading federal authorities.

Kris Bowen knows all about the various neighborhoods in Salt Lake City including the homes for sale in Capitol Hill, the Avenues, and Sugarhouse. Contact us now with any questions you may have.

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