Denver Neighborhoods: Where’s Your Urban?

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Looking for the ideal Denver home location? With so many hip and unique neighborhoods to choose from, the options may seem endless. Never fear, we’re the city living experts with information on Denver neighborhoods for your perusing pleasure. Whether you're drawn to a community with a rockin’ walk score, a quiet neighborhood oozing local charm, or a hip urban bar scene, Denver has the hot spot for you! Your urban may include boutique shopping or edgy art walks… everyone’s urban says a little something special about them.

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Denver Neighborhoods offer charming homes

We put this categorized guide together to help you find your perfect community amongst the many Denver neighborhoods to choose from. Just find a category that catches your fancy and learn about the neighborhoods that serve up what you’re ordering: It’s our version of a neighborhood menu. Hope you’re hungry!

Denver Neighborhoods Categories:


Bar scene

Want to feel the pulsing energy of the coolest bars and clubs just outside your door? One of these neighborhoods may be your cup of beer.

Baker | Congress Park | Curtis Park/Five Points | LoDo/Ballpark | LoHi | Uptown

Quaint charm

If you gaze, wide-eyed at victorian or craftsman homes and enjoy lingering under ancient tree-lined sidewalks, one of these communities could be the one to charm your pants off.

Belcaro | Cory-Merrill | Hampden | Hilltop | Montclair/Mayfair | Park Hill | Regis | Sunnyside | University | Wash Park | Whittier | Krisana Park

Foodie central

Yummmm…. farm to table, fusion fare, fine-dining, cafes! If you’d like your taste buds to be your guide, explore these Denver neighborhoods.

Athmar Park | Capitol Hill | Cherry Creek | Downtown Denver | Highlands | Jefferson Park | LoHi | RiNo | Sunnyside | Uptown

High Walkability

Let your feet do the talking and stroll to markets, dining, shopping, parks and more with these high-rated walk score neighborhoods.

Berkeley | Cheesman Park | Congress Park | Country Club | Golden Triangle | Highlands | LoDo/Ballpark | LoHi | Sloan's Lake | Uptown

High Bikeability

Like to gear up like you’re pedaling in the Tour De France? These neighborhoods provide a plethora of bike lanes and/or biking trails.

Baker | Cherry Creek | Cheesman Park | Capitol Hill | Congress Park | Curtis Park/Five Points | Golden Triangle | Virginia Village | Whittier

Peace and quiet

If a quiet breeze and the chirps of birds are music to your ears, you may want to discover these peaceful Denver neighborhoods.

Belcaro | Bonnie Brae | Cory-Merrill | Country Club | Hampden | Harvey Park | Hilltop | Lowry | Montclair/Mayfair | Park Hill | Regis | Stapleton | Virginia Village | Krisana Park

Local shopping

Grab your plastic and your shopping tote to support the local boutique shops in these shopping-hubs.

Berkeley | Bonnie Brae | Cherry Creek | Highlands


Enjoy the eclectic local art scenes in these artistic neighborhoods. There are sure to be many a happy little house! (Bob Ross would be proud)

Berkeley | City Park | Golden Triangle | Lincoln Park | RiNo | Sunnyside

Light rail hub

Zoom into town and skip Denver traffic with these Denver neighborhoods located near existing or future light rail stations. Just don’t nod off and miss your stop…

Curtis Park/Five Points | Downtown Denver | LoDo/Ballpark | Platt Park | Stapleton | Whittier

Pretty parks

Denver’s parks are lush and accessible and filled with slacklining! Whether or not you like to balance on nylon, if parks are your thing, one of these parkside communities may be your urban.

Athmar Park | Bonnie Brae | Capitol Hill/Speer | City Park | Cheesman Park | Cory-Merrill | Harvey Park | Hilltop | Highlands | Montclair/Mayfair | Park Hill | Platt Park | Sloan's Lake | Wash Park

Outdoor recreation location

Hiking, biking, and soccer - oh my! One of Denver’s most enticing attributes is the outdoor recreation accessibility and these neighborhoods put these activities right at your fingertips.

Athmar Park | Chaffee Park | City Park | Lowry | Sloan's Lake | Stapleton

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