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Capitol Hill is located in downtown Albany, New York. Capitol Hill is bordered to the west by Madison Avenue, to the north by Lark Street and to the east by Route 5. Capitol Hill is a very walkable town. With a walkscore of 88, pedestrians in the Capitol Hill area can find it quite easy to get around town on foot. On the rare occasion that it is necessary to take a bus, there are six bus lines that are less than a tenth of a mile from Capitol Hill.
There are seven parks located within a half a mile of Capitol Hill. The closest park is Capitol Park with Lincoln Park and Academy Park right next to Capitol Park. Fort Frederick was located on Capitol Park. Fort Frederick was the point at which the British tried to cut off the northern colonies from the south during the Revolutionary war.
When it comes to education, there is a mix of private and public schools. One such private school is The Free School, which is a private, special needs school for students in grades K-12. The Harriet Tubman Free School is a private, special needs school that is available for grades 9-12. The nearest public school is New Scotland Elementary school.
The Capitol Hill area is at the heart of the Capitol Region, so there are many specialty libraries in the area. The New York State Taxation Library and the Department of Health Library lie within a half a mile of Capitol Hill. The New York State Library also is in the Capitol Hill area.