Denver is an energetic city
that offers urban adventure and abundant outdoor activities. With numerous
distinctive neighborhoods, including a vibrant downtown and historic
district, Denver offers an array of exciting and unique experiences.
Located near the foot of the Rocky Mountains the city provides
breathtaking views and basks in 300 days of sunshine annually.
The Mile High City invites you to sample from world class attractions, a
thriving arts and cultural scene, exciting nightlife, top quality
restaurants and great shopping.
Three diverse commercial
districts make Highlands Denver’s largest neighborhood, and this community
with its distinct Hispanic heritage has been featured in Travel + Leisure
Magazine as well as National Geographic Traveler. Just south of downtown
is The Art District on Santa Fe, showcasing the largest concentration of
art galleries in Colorado, and the nearby Antique Row is a popular haunt
on South Broadway. There is a wealth of Asian culture and food throughout
the city -- click here for a detailed overview.
Denver’s premier shopping and dining neighborhood is Cherry Creek North,
with 320 independently owned shops, galleries, boutiques, and spas. The
spectacular new wing of the Denver Art Museum and the Denver Public
Library are just two of the many architectural marvels located in an area
of the city known as the Golden Triangle Museum District. A vibrant mix of
urban culture, Capitol Hill and Congress Park's historic mansions share
space with newer condos and apartments, resulting in an eclectic young
Elitch Gardens Amusement Park, the Children’s Museum, and Downtown
Aquarium highlight the Riverfront, a neighborhood bordering the South
Platte River. In recent years, LoDo has been reborn as one of the city's
liveliest areas, with shopping, nightlife and dining options galore.
Larimer Square is Denver's trendiest block, with upscale shops and
boutiques. Uptown is packed with hip stores and dramatic views of downtown
and the mountains. Just north of Downtown, you'll find the River North Art
District (RiNo), with a host of art galleries, cafes and creative types.
A short drive northwest from Denver is the quaint town of Golden, home of
Buffalo Bill’s grave, while a quick trip to the southeast lands visitors
in Historic Downtown Littleton, featuring a charming “Main Street”
America, lined with turn-of-the-century buildings that now house some of
the metro area’s most unique, independently owned businesses. Visitors
will also be charmed by Olde Town Arvada.
Denver’s newest neighborhood, Stapleton, offers a diverse mix of dining
and retail. In all, Denver’s neighborhoods boast a diverse collection of
local eateries, sidewalk cafes, art galleries, wine bars, neighborhood
pubs, and independent shops, adding flavor and charm to the Mile High
City. Don't miss Belmar, Lakewood's exciting new downtown, a vibrant
entertainment, shopping and dining district.
Denver Communities & Subdivisions
Denver communities & subdivisions include:
Auraria, Baker, Barnum, Barnum West, Bear Valley, Belcaro, Berkeley, East
Berkeley, Capitol Hill, Chaffee Park, Cheesman Park, Cherry Creek, City
Park, City Park West, Clayton, Cole, College View, Congress Park,
Crestmoor, Elyria-Swansea, Five Points, Gateway, Globeville, Green Valley
Ranch, Hale, Harvey Park, Highland, Highlands, Hilltop, Jefferson Park,
Kennedy, Lincoln Park, LoDo, Lowry, Mayfair, Montbello, Montclair, North
Park Hill, Northeast Park Hill, Overland, Park Hill, Potter, Regis, Ruby
Hill, Skyland, Sloan Lake, Sloan's Lake, Southmoor Park, Stapleton, Sun
Valley, Sunnyside, University Hills, Valverde, Washington Park, Washington
Park West, Wellshire, West Highlands, Westwood, Whittier. For a
complete map of communities within
the Denver city limits,
download a color neighborhood map from the City of Denver.
80002, 80010, 80014, 80022, 80030, 80031, 80033, 80123, 80127,
80201, 80202, 80203, 80204, 80205, 80206, 80207, 80208, 80209, 80210,
80211, 80212, 80214, 80215, 80216, 80217, 80218, 80219, 80220, 80221,
80222, 80223, 80224, 80225, 80226, 80227, 80228, 80229, 80230, 80231,
80232, 80233, 80234, 80235, 80236, 80237, 80238, 80239, 80241, 80243,
80244, 80246, 80247, 80248, 80249, 80250, 80251, 80252, 80255, 80256,
80257, 80259, 80260, 80261, 80262, 80263, 80264, 80265, 80266, 80270,
80271, 80273, 80274, 80275, 80279, 80280, 80281, 80285, 80290, 80291,
80292, 80293, 80294, 80295, 80299
Widely recognized today as one
of the best urban school systems in the country, Denver Public
Schools serves the residents
of the City and County of Denver, Colorado.
Click here for
Denver County School District data at GreatSchools.net.
Denver Public Schools serves the
residents of the City and County of Denver, Colorado; 57% of the school
district is Latino, 19% is African American, and 20% is Anglo. Sixty-Seven
percent of the district's students qualify for free and reduced lunch. The
current student enrollment is 73,018. DPS is comprised of 151 schools - 73
Elementary, 15 K-8, 17 Middle, 14 High, 19 Charter, 7 Alternative, and 6
Colleges in Denver County include Community College of Denver, Iliff
School of Theology, Johnson & Wales University, Metropolitan State College
of Denver, Regis University, University of Colorado - Denver, University
of Colorado Health Sciences Center, University of Denver.
here to learn more about the Denver metropolitan area.