There is no place in America quite like the Mile High City. Denver’s enviable quality of life makes the city one of the most desirable places to live and work in the United States. With panoramic views of the majestic Rocky Mountains, more than 300 days of sunshine each year, and truly remarkable amenities, Denver consistently tops anyone’s list of great places to live.
Residents of Denver are among the healthiest people in the country. The city boasts the nation’s largest park system and residents enjoy the best skiing in the world each winter. Plus a wealth of recreation year-round, including hiking, mountain biking, rafting, fishing, camping, and more. Denver is a true sports-men’s city by any measure with professional teams from every major sport, including Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Hockey League, the National Basketball Association, plus lacrosse and soccer teams.
Culture is in abundance. The Denver Performing Arts Complex and the Denver Art Museum are only two of the city’s many outstanding attractions. Culture is supported by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District that funds these venues and more. Other key attractions include the nearby Red Rocks Amphitheater and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science just minutes from downtown. On the educational front, Colorado boasts the third highest percentage of college graduates in the country.
The beautiful Bonnie Brae neighborhood was built in the 1920’s and 30’s on curvilinear streets, now well - shaded by mature trees.
An eclectic mix of architecture combines Art Deco and the International Style, attracting buyers looking for character and charm.
A short drive will take you to all the restaurants and shopping of Cherry Creek,
while a quick stroll to long time local favorite - Bonnie Brae Ice Cream - will more than satisfy your sweet tooth.
Cherry Hills Village
Cherry Hills is one of the metro area’s most coveted neighborhoods. From spectacular multi - million dollar gated communities,
to equestrian properties on multi - acre home sites, there’s nothing cookie - cutter about these residences.
Though only 20 minutes from downtown, winding walking trails and spacious lots make it feel more like you’re living in the country.
Just east of downtown is the historic City Park neighborhood, where some families have lived in the neighborhood for generations.
The park plays host to a municipal golf course, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the Denver Zoo, and summer’s City Park Jazz series,
so there’s literally always something fun happening just minutes away.
Stately mansions are interspersed with cozy bungalows, ‘painted ladies’ ( Victorians painted with multiple colors ), and apartment buildings
in diverse Congress Park. The neighborhood offers easy access to music venues, shops, and restaurants on Colfax and 12th Avenue ..
and is walking distance to the Denver Botanic Gardens, a delightful oasis of serenity and beauty.
The Country Club neighborhood was designated a Historic Landmark District in 1990. With early 20th century parkways designed by
famed Denver architect William E. Fisher, generous lots and street widths are the norm. Home styles range from Gothic, to Colonial,
to Mediterranean, as well as some of the most luxurious and well - built examples of the Denver Square to be found in the city.
Located between Speer Blvd. and 6th Avenue, it’s easy to get to and from anywhere in the city in minutes.
Crestmoor is primarily made up of single - family residences in a variety of styles, including some of the area’s most spacious ranch homes.
In addition to a great public park, residents of specifically delineated addresses are given priority to join the popular family - oriented
Crestmoor Community Association, which includes 3 pools and 6 tennis courts
If low - maintenance living and being in the middle of the action appeals to you, Downtown is the place to be .. whether you’re looking for
a funky loft space in a converted warehouse or a luxury high - rise condo. Amenities can include an onsite health club, spa, penthouse deck,
concierge, and valet parking .. and the finest theater, symphony, dance, dining, and entertainment in the region are just steps away!
Directly Northeast of downtown is the Highland neighborhood, one of the first areas to be settled in Denver in the 1860’s.
Once populated with sleepy bungalows and mom - and - pop businesses, the historic Highland neighborhood has recently seen a transformation
to a more vibrant vibe that includes sleek modernism, art galleries, yoga studios, hip brunch spots, and the best restaurants the city has to offer,
all while still retaining the core of its original character.
A hub for some of Denver’s nicest and newest houses, Hilltop also features more traditional home styles.
As the name implies, Hilltop sits at a slightly higher elevation, and many of the lots have excellent views of the mountains.
Just down the slope is neighboring Glendale, with several tasty casual dining spots and stores ..
or head west 5 minutes to Cherry Creek for more high - end dining and retail options.
LoHi is one of the newest neighborhoods to attract young professionals and others looking to find a walkable neighborhood with an urban flair.
Picture the clean lines of new - builds sharing space with historic Victorians, and you’ll have the feel of the area.
Adding to the its appeal are sculptural pedestrian bridges, that take residents over the highway and river to some great green space,
as well as the fun and excitement of downtown.
Once an Air Force base, Lowry has been thoughtfully redeveloped over the past 20 years, and become known as a quiet, family - friendly
location, with numerous parks and playgrounds. From renovated older homes that were formerly officer’s quarters, to new construction,
Lowry offers single - family homes, condos, rowhomes, and paired homes.
Once part of a separate municipality ( the Town of South Denver ) that was accessible from downtown by trolley,
Platte Park was absorbed into Denver in 1894. In addition to the traditional Victorians and Denver Squares
that first characterized the neighborhood, the area has also seen an influx of minimalist new construction, with open living spaces.
Anchoring the community, are the stores and restaurants on South Pearl Street,
including the highly rated Sushi Den and convivial coffee shop Stella’s.
Lovely Tudors and towering evergreens are two of the visual hallmarks of Park Hill, the grande dame of Denver neighborhoods.
Since it was established in 1900, the area has been one of the most integrated and welcoming parts of the city.
Large, historic domiciles, and smaller, inviting bungalows, an active neighborhood association, and proximity to downtown and I - 70,
all help to ensure its continued popularity.
Award - winning Stapleton is one of Denver’s newer neighborhoods. The former site of the city’s airport, Stapleton was designed by
urban planners to be walkable and homey. Large single - family homes, with inviting porches, are blended with modern townhomes
and Mediterranean paired homes, to create visual interest and variety. Tons of park space and frequent free events
( like outdoor concerts and a local farmer’s markets ) ensure a strong community feel.
With its proximity to downtown and easy access to major thoroughfares, Wash Park, as it’s known locally, is a perennial favorite.
An assortment of architectural styles, means there’s a choice to suit all tastes, and the municipal rec center is well - used by all ages.
The focal point of the neighborhood is the park itself, popular year - round with runners, dog - walkers, bikers, soccer and volleyball players,
and those who just want to spread out a blanket and watch the world go by.
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