If you want to enjoy a different side of Denver’s nightlife and experience the really know your neighbors, consider buying a loft, condo or single-family home within walking distance of your favorite neighborhood hot spots. According to a piece by The Denver Business Journal, one of the nation’s hottest neighborhoods is Denver’s City Park. People love City Park’s mid-century bungalows, large yards and the short commutes. But the real draw for many residents is the City Park neighborhood hot spots. You can have beers with friends at Three Lions or grab a bite of lunch at Pinche Taqueria. An article by Denver Life magazine mentions other trendy neighborhoods. Part of the fun of living in Denver is to explore until you find your own favorite hangouts. According to Denver Life, other great neighborhoods in addition to City Park include Capitol Hill, LoDo, LoHi and Highlands.
- Capitol Hill
People who live in Capitol Hill are often athletic and outdoor people who take advantage of the 80-acre Cheesman Park and the Cherry Creek bike path. It’s also close to the Denver Botanic Gardens. Tourist attractions include the gold-domed Colorado State Capitol and the 210-foot-high French Gothic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
Lower Downtown or LoDo is home to a lot of Victorian homes. It’s also home to almost 100 sports bars, restaurants, nightclubs and pubs. Although there are new restaurants opening all the time, some favorites for locals include 1515 Restaurant at 1515 Market Street featuring modern American cuisine and Bistro Vendome, 1420 Larimer Street, a Denver foodie favorite.
LoHi or Lower Highlands area is just northwest of downtown Denver. Homebuyers like the fact the area offers a variety of high-end condos, lofts and homes near a diverse commercial district. People enjoy walking or biking over the Highland Pedestrian Bridge to get to Riverfront Park. Some favorite hotspots include Vita, 1575 Boulder Street, with a modern American menu and rooftop views.
Highland is across from I-25 near downtown Denver. Residents love the charming boutiques, restaurants and trendy neighborhood hotspot. Foodies gravitate to Duo, 2413 W. 33nd Ave in Denver, which has New American style foods. Other hot spots include Old Major, Patzcuaro’s Mexican, Linger and Highland Tap and Bar.
Whether you like to walk to clubs, restaurants, boutiques or coffee shops, it’s fun to live in a neighborhood close to all that’s happening. Before buying a loft, condo or home, walk several Denver neighborhoods with your Realtor to get a real feel for the community. At Peter Hauben Real Estate, we take the extra time to help homebuyers find exactly what they want in terms of a home as well as a lifestyle. We can help you find a home in any Denver neighborhood including Denver’s River North Art District, Golden Triangle, Uptown, Washington Park and other amazing areas.[idx-platinum-widget id =”9594-30700″]