Belcaro is bound by University & Colorado Blvd, Mississippi Ave and Cherry Creek Drive.
Known for its curly, leafy streets dotted with classic bungalow and stately mansions, Belcaro is one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Denver. Including the Bonnie Brae neighborhood within its boundaries, architectural styles vary widely to include everything from English Tudors and Cape Cods to International Style and Art Moderne. Belcaro is short walk to local eateries, boutiques, spas, a library, and the upscale Cherry Creek Mall
and shopping center. In addition to all the urban amenities the neighborhood offers, Belcaro is lined by a cycling and walking trail, and is near the popular Washington Park
. In Belcaro itself, new developments give way to renovation and preservation of the classic and historic homes that make up the community neighborhood. Belcaro is the perfect neighborhood for those seeking a sophisticated and stylish urban neighborhood.
Cherry Creek is bound by the Cherry Creek on the south, East Sixth Avenue to the north, University Boulevard and Colorado Boulevard on the west and east, respectively.
Cherry Creek is an affluent residential district with a vibrant shopping scene perfect for those who want easy access to the best retail and restaurants the city has to offer. Tucked directly next to the popular Cherry Creek Shopping District
which includes department stores, high-end fashion boutiques and eclectic eateries, residents live in a mix of spacious single-family homes, town homes and condos. North of the mall, chain restaurants, relaxed cafes and chic cocktail lounges line the surrounding streets, which are also home to small contemporary art galleries. Whole Foods Market
and the local farmer’s market are also within easy walking distance. Cherry Creek is home to empty nesters and singles, as well as families with children who are attracted to the highly-rated Bromwell Elementary School
. Residents can enjoy a wide variety of cultural activities, including the Cherry Creek Arts Festival
, the Cherry Creek Sneak
, along with a variety of other signature events. For those seeking outdoor activity, the 22-mile Cherry Creek path
is popular for runners, bikers, walkers and in-line skaters. With all these amenities, it is easy to understand why Cherry Creek is consistently one of the most sought after neighborhoods in Denver.
Congress Park is bound on the west by York Street, on the north by Colfax Avenue, on the east by Colorado Boulevard and on the south by Sixth Avenue.
One of Denver’s most popular older neighborhoods, Congress Park offers a delightful mix of parks, shops, restaurants and cultural attractions — all just 3 miles from downtown. Its namesake park, located at 9th and Elizabeth, features vast green space as well as a playground and renovated outdoor swimming pool. The neighborhood includes a variety of architectural styles including Denver Squares and brick bungalows as well as Mission, Mediterranean, Dutch Colonial and charming Victorians. Early Art Deco apartment buildings and 1960s high-rises round out the mix in this charming neighborhood. Boutique stores and restaurants are within walking distance, and the Cherry Creek shopping district
is also nearby. The Denver Botanic Gardens
is just west of the neighborhood, offering a garden oasis, summer concerts and holiday events. From single professionals to growing families, Congress Park offers something for everyone.
Cory-Merrill is bound by East Mississippi Ave, Colorado Blvd, I-25 and University Blvd.
Cory-Merrill is named in honor of two well-known Denver educators: John Cory, the first principal of South High School; and Louise Merrill, a pioneer in junior-high education. Just north of the University of Denver
, Cory-Merrill offers a serene suburban-like neighborhood nestled in the city, with quiet living not far from downtown. Nearby Washington Park
provides miles of recreational paths, lakes and gardens. Residents of Corey-Merrill also have easy access to all the attractions offered in popular Cherry Creek, and are close to the charming shops and restaurants of Bonnie Brae and Old South Gaylord. Big city shopping is convenient along nearby Colorado Boulevard. With a combination of young families and longtime residents, Cory-Merrill is a popular choice for those seeking wide streets, large lots, a central location and a strong neighborhood association.
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Hilltop is bound on the west by Colorado Boulevard, on the north by Severn Avenue and on the south by East Alameda Avenue. The Eastern border includes Monaco Parkway at the northeast corner of the neighborhood and then zigzags south and west to the west of Crestmoor Park. Part of the Southern border shares a boundary with the City of Glendale.
With its wide, leafy streets and spacious parks, Hilltop is one of the city's most scenic, expensive, and sought-after residential neighborhoods. Just east of Cherry Creek, the one-square mile neighborhood was developed in the late 1800s and is one of the first in Denver to be planned based on the car instead of the streetcar. As most of the houses in Hilltop were individually designed, there is a mix of modern and more traditional homes, with architectural styles ranging from English Tudors, 50s ranch style homes, to multi-million dollar custom homes. In 1917, when Hilltop was still considered “out in the country,” George Cranmer built his iconic, 10,000+ square foot “Italian Villa” at 200 Cherry Street, right across from what is today Cranmer Park. The 23-acre park has a magnificent view of the Front Range and a city ordinance prohibits any building which would block the western view. Highly rated public schools, along with easy access to both downtown Denver and the upscale Cherry Creek Shopping District
, make Hilltop a favored choice those looking for a prominent and well-established neighborhood.
Washington-Virginia Vale is bound by Alameda Avenue, South Cherry Creek Drive, and South Quebec Street.
Washington-Virginia Vale is southeast Denver's oldest neighborhood and includes the city's oldest existing building at 715 South Forest Street. Known as the Four Mile House, it was built in 1858 as the last stagecoach stop between Kansas City and Denver. The beginning of present development occurred in 1946 when all but 7.5 acres of the ranch was sold for development. Today, Washington-Virginia Vale offers a charming enclave of modest ranch homes just south of the exclusive Hilltop neighborhood. Residents enjoy all the advantages of Hilltop’s central location, at far more affordable prices. Washington-Virginia Vale is close to the city’s premier Cherry Creek Shopping District
and just a few miles from the heart of downtown. Garland Park’s beautiful Lollipop Lake offers a perfect spot for walking and bicycling, as does the nearby Cherry Creek trail. The neighborhood also boasts many affordable ethnic restaurants, a well-maintained library and a popular swim club making Washington-Virginia Vale a great choice for families looking for an affordable option in a central location.
Virginia Village is bound by Colorado Boulevard, East Mississippi Avenue, South Cherry Creek Drive, Quebec Street and Evans Avenue.
Roughly five miles southeast of downtown, Virginia Village traces its roots to 1864 when Levi Booth bought the stage stop that is now the Four Mile House, and the Kansas Pacific Railroad Company was granted some of the land in the area. Developed in the 1950s, today Virginia Village is mostly residential, with mature tree-lined streets and a wide array of homes — both new and old and including a collection of modest California contemporary style houses. Virginia Village offers a central location with easy access to Denver via a nearby light rail station. Restaurants and shopping are also close by at the popular Cherry Creek Shopping Center
. Closer to home, residents can enjoy the many retail and restaurant establishments along Evans and Colorado Boulevard and the family-friendly Cook Park, complete with playground, picnic areas, athletic fields, grassy areas and a recreation center with an outdoor pool. Viriginia Vale is still relatively affordable, making it an ideal place for young families to put down roots.