|Denver Real Estate Specialist for over 25 years and founder of Kentwood City Properties|
Known as Lodo, this is the heart of Denver and where the city originated. The neighborhood comprised of a 25 block radius consists of brick warehouses converted to lofts as well as high-rises that include office, residential and retail space. The downtown is a vibrant combination of entertainment including fine dining, music venues, and shopping.
Location: Larimer Street, Speer Boulevard, Wewatta Street, 20th Street
Landmarks: 16th Street Mall, Larimer Square, Coors Field, Union Station, Denver Center for Performing Arts
- Country Club
This area is home to one of Denver's finest historical neighborhoods. Bordering the 142 acre Denver Country Club, many of the original mansions have been preserved and immaculately maintained. In the North Country Club area, the Seventh Avenue is characterized by a wide tree-lined parkway and large exclusive homes.
Location: Downing Street on the West, 8th Avenue on the North, University-York on the East, and Alameda Avenue on the South.
Landmarks: Denver Country Club
- Cherry Creek
An eclectic neighborhood that surrounds a boutique shopping district, Cherry Creek is an area mostly comprised of townhomes and condos. With a generous amount of new construction in a central location, combined with upscale dining and retail, it is a favorite spot for empty nesters and urban families.
Location: University to Harrison, 1st Avenue to 6th Avenue
Landmarks: Cherry Creek North Shopping District, Cherry Creek Mall
Featuring large classic homes to modern custom homes, this neighborhood offers architectural diversity, great schools and numerous parks. With close proximity to Cherry Creek and just minutes to downtown, Hilltop continues to grow in popularity.
Location: Colorado Boulevard on the west, Holly Street on the east, Seventh and Alameda Avenues on the north and south.
Landmarks: Robinson Park, Sundial Park, Cranmer Park
- Riverfront Park
For people looking for the ultimate urban experience, Riverfront Park offers some of Denver's most exclusive lofts, condominiums, townhomes and new apartment towers. With views of downtown, and easy walking distance to Lodo, sporting venues, dining, and shopping, this area has it all.
Location: Little Raven, between 15th and 20th
Landmarks: Commons Park, Millennium Bridge
- Washington Park/Platte Park
One of the most popular parks is also one of the most sought after neighborhoods- Washington Park. Characterized by brick bungalows and Denver Squares, this centrally located neighborhood appeals to a diverse, active residential base.
Location: West: Alameda to Louisiana, Lincoln to Downing
East: Alameda to Louisiana, Marion to University
Landmarks: Washington Park
- Congress Park
Named for the park located on 8th and Josephine, Congress Park is marked with a wide range of home styles and price ranges. Most notable are the homes that mark the 7th Avenue Parkway, one of the grandest streets in Denver.
Location: Josephine to Harrison, 6th Avenue to Colfax
Landmarks: Congress Park
Named after the large Crestmoor Park along Monaco Parkway, these homes are characterized by larger lots and predominantly ranch style homes. This area is also a place in which a rebirth is being seen with many pop-tops and renovations.
Location: Between Holly and Monaco, 7th and Alameda
Landmarks: Crestmoor Park
- Golden Triangle
Once considered more of a business center, the Golden Triangle has recently become a residential hotspot as well. Due to its city-close proximity, many new condominium and loft projects have drawn people to the neighborhood as well as it's various cultural attractions and art galleries.
Location: Speer Boulevard, Lincoln, Colfax Avenue
Landmarks: Denver Art Museum, Central Denver Public Library, Denver Mint, Colorado History Museum, Civic Center Cultural Complex, Acoma Center
- Cheesman Park
The Denver Botanical Gardens and the 80-acre Cheesman Park are the dominant features of this popular area. The mixture of apartments, single-family homes, and condos offer residents plenty of housing options in and around the parks. Restaurants and coffee shops give the neighborhood a strong community feel.
Location: University Boulevard and Downing Street, Colfax and Sixth Avenues
Landmarks: Cheesman Park, Denver Botanic Gardens
Overlooking Downtown Denver, this neighborhood has a history in housing various communities of immigrants creating a diverse and ethnic mix that still stands today. Housing is a varietal mix of duplexes, bungalows, towering Victorians as well as row homes. The Highlands also has several cozy commercial districts with specialty shops and gourmet restaurants.
Location: Federal Boulevard, 38th Avenue, I-25, 23rd Avenue
Landmarks: West 28th Avenue Historic District, Potter's Row
- The Lower Highlands (LoHi)
The Lower Highlands (LoHi) neighborhood is an electric environment that is growing rapidly near the Downtown Denver area. LoHi is West of I-25 and a pedestrian bridge connects the neighborhood to the 16th Street Mall.
This exciting new neighborhood has that mix of SoHo with a bit of San Francisco’s Haight Ashbury feel too it. Think hip restaurants, bustling cafes, art galleries, and funky stores.
With the completion of the pedestrian bridge in 2006 it has made it easier than ever for you to walk, bike, skateboard and rollerblade to a mass array of fun bars, restaurants and boutiques. LoHi offers something for everyone to enjoy. You can have drinks and dinner at Lola’s, Forest Room, LoHi Steak Bar or go chat over a coffee at Gallup and even stop in to get a gift at some of the many swanky boutiques.
Residents live primarily in renovated historic lofts and condos in LoHi. There are many modern lofts being built taking advantage of the Denver skyline views and abundance of amenities in close proximity. You have the Denver Public Library, Civic Center Park, Pepsi Center and you have Auraria Campus which includes the University of Colorado, Metropolitan State College and Community College of Denver.
- Curtis Park
Developed as a fashionable residential suburb of Downtown Denver years ago, Curtis Park is one of the oldest city-close neighborhoods in Denver. Showcasing a variety of housing styles as well as ethnic and economic diversity, Curtis Park is a neighborhood in transition with renovations of turn of the century homes and many new housing projects under construction.
Location: Broadway, Downing Street, 23rd Avenue, 38th Street
Landmarks: Denver Enterprise Center, Women's Bean Project, Sacred Heart (oldest Catholic church), Black American Western Museum
- Central Platte Valley
The Central Platte Valley is one of the newest neighborhoods in Denver situated west of downtown. What was once covered in rail yards, warehouses and garbage dumps, this area is now home to a fantastic mixed-use urban oasis with restaurants, offices, shops, parks and over 1,600 residential units.
Location: I-25, Wewatta Street, Auraria Parkway, 23rd Street
Landmarks: Pepsi Center, The Children's Museum of Denver, Six Flags Elitch Gardens, Downtown Aquarium, REI superstore, Skate Park
- City Park
Centered around the city's first park, this neighborhood has seen a revitalization in the last few years. Featuring some of Denver's most historic homes dating back to the silver mining era, this area draws young and old alike.
Location: City Park South: Detroit to Harrison, Colfax to 17th Avenue
City Park West or Uptown: Logan to York, Colfax to 23rd Avenue
Landmarks: City Park, Denver Zoo, Museum of Nature & Science, City Golf Course
- Park Hill
A quiet, residential neighborhood just minutes from Downtown, Park Hill boasts an array of architectural styles from tudor to bungalow. Wide, tree-lined streets and a sense of community are what makes this a coveted neighborhood.
Location: Park Hill East: Colfax to 23rd, Holly to Monaco
, Park Hill West: Colfax to 23rd, Albion to Hudson
Landmarks: Denver University Law School
Located near Cherry Creek, Belcaro is a neighborhood characterized by ranch-style homes and large, well-manicured lawns.
Location: Steele to Harrison, Exposition to Mississippi
Landmarks: Phipps Mansion
One of the most popular city-close neighborhoods due to proximity to a variety of restaurants, retail, hospitals and office buildings, Uptown provides an eclectic mix of housing opportunities. From Victorians, to bungalows, to Denver Squares- this neighborhood is full of single family homes on tree-lined streets.
Location: Broadway, Colfax Avenue, 23rd Avenue, York Street
Landmarks: Hospitals: The Children's Hospital, St. Joseph's, Presbyterian/St. Luke's, Kaiser Permanente, Ogden Theater, Fillmore Auditorium, 17th Avenue restaurant row,
- Capitol Hill
One of the city's most densely populated neighborhoods, Capitol Hill also provides the widest range of housing types and price points. A neighborhood vibrant with historic mansions, high rise apartment buildings, and single-family homes- it is one of the most pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods with noted parks and commercial/retail districts.
Location: Colfax Avenue, York Street,7th Avenue, Lincoln
Landmarks: Cheesman Park, Molly Brown House, Colorado State Capitol building, Denver Botanic Gardens
Nestled between some of Denver's most desirable neighborhoods, Mayfair is most notably close to the hospital area of 9th Avenue. With Cherry Creek close by and the parks of nearby Hilltop, this neighborhood continues to grow and thrive.
Location: 6th Avenue to Colfax, Albion to Monaco
Landmarks: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, National Jewish Hospital, Rose Medical Center, 8th Avenue restaurants and shops
Designated as a historic district, Montclair is a community with an array architecture from bungalows to Denver squares. This area was originally known as a healthy neighborhood due to its proximity to National Jewish Hospital
Location: Monaco to Quebec, 6th Avenue to Colfax
Landmarks: National Jewish Hospital
The Lowry and Stapleton neighborhoods have both been recognized nationally for their successful urban renewal achievements. These master planned communities offer an array of housing options from single-family homes to lofts, condos and townhomes. The continuing relocation of businesses to the area, large parks and new schools made these communities attractive to people of all ages.
Lowry is bounded generally by Quebec Street on the west, Eleventh Avenue on the north, Dayton Street on the east, and Alameda Avenue on the south.
Landmarks: Lowry: Aviation & Space Center of the Rockies, John Hand Theatre
Stapleton: A neighborhood recreated from the original property of Denver's first airport, this vibrant community boasts new homes with an urban town center. With a variety of housing styles and price ranges, this has fast become an area that appeals to many young families and empty-nesters alike.
Location: 28th-to 1-70 and Quebec on the West and East as far as the eye can see.