Downtown Denver

Welcome to Downtown Denver

Magnificent skyscrapers, culture, and lots of fun to be had
Downtown Denver, Colorado, is an urban area with lots of businesses. To Downtown Denver’s west is the CanAm Highway and to its north is the famed Coors Field, home to the Colorado Rockies baseball team. East of Downtown Denver is the City Park. Just south is West Colfax Avenue. The 20th Street/Welton Station helps connect people to other parts of the city via a light-rail train. Southeast of Downtown Denver is the Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Downtown Denver is filled with towering skyscrapers and lots going on. You’ll find several condominiums throughout the downtown area, offering a unique experience of downtown city living. There’s no shortage of things to do downtown. While Downtown Denver is decidedly urban, there are some excellent parks to help people get closer to nature. Nearby is Confluence Park, with places to walk, bike, or even kayak. Residents can take a trip to the large City Park not far from Downtown Denver. It also features the City Park Golf Course, an 18-hole course. Both the 16th Street Mall and Larimer Square feature great places to shop and eat. Cherry Creek runs on the outside of Downtown Denver and even features a walking path alongside it. Also, you won’t have to go far to visit one of the great museums around Downtown Denver.

What to Love

  • A lot to see and do
  • Short commute for those who work in Downtown Denver
  • Main roads and a light rain station located nearby

Local Lifestyle

Downtown Denver is an excellent place to live, work, and play. It gives residents a lot of opportunities to experience the city's culture. For those who work downtown and don’t want to deal with a long commute, Downtown Denver has plenty of options. For those who want to live where the action is, Downtown Denver makes sense. There’s no need to travel into the city for a night on the town. Residents don’t have to look hard or go far to find fun things to do.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The 16th Street Mall, a mile-long outdoor and pedestrian-friendly mall, has excellent places to shop and eat. For food in a formal setting, there’s The Capital Grille. In it, you’ll find a beautifully designed restaurant with steaks, seafood, and more. The award-winning Tamayo restaurant offers modern Mexican food. Another excellent Mexican restaurant is La Loma. It has been around for decades, and with its great food, little wonder why. Finally, the Chophouse and Brewery offer a laidback atmosphere plus a great selection of food.

Things to Do

Living in Downtown Denver means you’ll almost always have something to do. Residents can catch a Colorado Rockies baseball game at Coors Field. The downtown neighborhood of Union Station has a lot going on. In it, you’ll find restaurants and the Contemporary Art Museum of Denver. Near the 16th Street Mall and located in Union Station is Larimer Square, a historic area with lots of places for food, shopping, and entertainment. 
Locals can take in standup comedy at the Comedy Works or do some shopping at one of the many stores found there. Not far to the east of downtown is the Denver Zoo. It offers events for children and adults, plus plenty of animals to see up close. People can take a relaxing walk on one of the many paths at the City Park not far from Downtown Denver.


Downtown Denver is served by Denver County School District Number 1, also known as Denver Public Schools.
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