Capitol View Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Capitol View neighborhood is named for its location, just northeast of the Oklahoma State Capitol Building. Some of the homes in Capitol View do indeed have a fine view of the capitol. The neighborhood is part of the vibrant northeast sector of Oklahoma City.
The zip code for Capitol View is 73105. Its northern boundary is Northeast 36th Street, and the boundary on the east is North Kelley Avenue. The south boundary is Northeast 23rd Street, and the boundary on the west is North Lincoln Boulevard. Both 23rd Street and Lincoln Boulevard are broad avenues that offer direct views of the Classical Revival capitol building, shining in white limestone.
Capitol View is a lively mixed-use neighborhood. Single-family homes, apartments, large and small businesses and government buildings contribute to the atmosphere. There is also open space along Lincoln Avenue and scattered throughout the district.
Single-family homes are generally one or two stories tall, and are often traditional, ranch or prairie style. The houses and yards of Capitol View are usually well cared for, with many mature trees. Apartment buildings in traditional or modern style are found mostly on the main streets of the neighborhood.
Local sights include the Capitol building and grounds that anyone can visit, either alone or as part of a guided tour. The capitol and its plaza contain a splendid art collection, including murals, bronzes, and paintings, and many works produced by American Indian artists. Nearby is the Oklahoma History Center, a popular museum that takes a lively modern approach to bringing Oklahoma’s past to life with hands-on exhibits and videos.