Highlands Real Estate
Highlands, Denver is a residential community in the northwest end of the city, across the South Platte River. Named after a rail-worker bedroom community in the 1880s, Highlands real estate is now the epicenter of 60 restaurants including a dozen ranked among the best in the Denver-Boulder area.
Located directly across the river facing LoDo, homebuyers can expect to find semi-historic shopping district storefronts at Highland Square, lots of redeveloped areas, and a wave of new construction. Other nearby neighborhoods include Sunnyside and Berkeley to the north as well as Jefferson Park and Sloan Lake to the south.
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Highlands Real Estate
Denver, Highlands Real Estate
North of Coors Field, developers have created a new area, featuring some preserved buildings that have become rave-style bars and dance venues, surrounded by new apartments and some condos/townhomes. “Ballpark,” as the area is called north of 23rd Street, features some of the most affordable newer rentals in downtown, and has much of the land that might become part of any future downtown expansion. Meanwhile, south of Highlands, neighborhoods near Sloan’s Lake are now seeing a wave of new townhome construction – ones that will offer prices well below what new single-family homes and townhomes around LoHi and Highlands are commanding.
Amenities Near Highlands Homes
Living in Denver Highlands has its perks. The riverfront location presents a number of recreational opportunities. City of Cuernavaca Park, and Denver Skate Park both line the banks of the South Platte River on either side. Between them, residents can find a scenic network of trails that are great for biking and leisurely strolls. Further inland, you can find several other community parks including Highland Gateway Park, Community Plaza Park, Highlands Park and Hirshorn Park among many others.
Just a few minutes south of Highlands property, is direct access to Sloans Lake Park, also popular with locals for boating, swimming, kayaking and more.
The dining options are also plentiful in Highlands. Among some of the staples: Highland Tap and Burger, Root Down, Prost Brewing Company and Z Cuisine & A Côté.