Communal Neighborhoods

Cherry Creek

Cherry Creek is one of Denver’s premier neighborhoods and has a mix of high-end housing, from condos, apartments and townhomes to larger new builds. Cherry Creek is bustling with retail and dining and is a destination for people living all across Denver. For those who live here, hot restaurants, galleries, bars and boutiques are steps away, yet most of the residential streets remain quiet and peaceful. The central location just a few miles from downtown is another perk to Cherry Creek living. 

Average Rental Rates:
Single Family Homes $4500 - $10,000
Townhomes $3800 - $5500 
Condos $2200 to $5500

Riverfront

The Riverfront area adjacent to downtown Denver has enjoyed a revitalization over the past 15 years. Once home to warehouses and parking lots, the neighborhood is now home to a dense collection of upscale apartments and condo buildings. Riverfront is popular among young professionals and other urban-dwellers who enjoy the equally easy access to both downtown and the trails along the Platte River. 

Average Rental Rates:
Townhomes: $5000 - $7000
Condos: $1700 - $3500

Downtown Denver

Downtown Denver is more vibrant than ever, with one of the country’s hottest restaurant scenes, trendy bars and clubs, central sports venues and a packed calendar of festivals and events. In short, if you enjoy the hustle and bustle of a modern, urban city, you’ll love living Downtown. Housing here is generally newer and upscale, ranging from modern high-rise apartments to rehabbed luxury lofts molded from historic warehouse buildings. Many residents walk or bike rather than drive, or they opt for a ride on the improving lightrail system. 

Average Rental Rates
Condos/Lofts/Apartments $2000 - $6000

Uptown

Uptown is ideal for the condo seeker who wants proximity to Downtown Denver but desires a bit more breathing room. Newer apartments buildings with amenities such as gyms and pools attract young professionals, and plenty of trendy bars and restaurants keep residents entertained. With sidewalks, parks and bike lanes, Uptown is ideal for joggers, cyclists and pet owners. In addition to apartments, housing here includes condos, townhomes and older homes, many of which are rentals.

Average Rental Rates
Single Family Homes $2500 - $3800
Townhomes $2200 - $3200
Condos $1300 - $2200

Five Points / Curtis Park

Originally built to house the richest families in Denver in the late 1800s, this area became a cultural hub for Denver’s African American community throughout the 20th century. Today, the area is quite diverse, with trendy music venues, breweries and award-winning restaurants lining Welton Street. In Five Points and Curtis Park, original Victorian-style houses are flanked by brand-new modern condo buildings. Many of the older homes have been updated, but some are still ready for a modern makeover.

Average Rental Rates
Single Family Homes $2200 - $4000 
Townhomes $2000 - $3000
Condos $1500 - $2200

RiNo & Taxi Districts

RiNo (Riverfront North) and the adjacent Taxi District is a quickly developing neighborhood with an artistic flair. Just a few years ago, this was a commercial warehouse district, but today you will find industrial buildings converted into breweries, tech businesses, art studios and lofts. Housing options also include brand-new townhomes with views of the mountains and city skyline. Industrial in spirit and execution, this is a hot, trendy neighborhood that offers quick access to I-70 and Downtown Denver.

Average Rental Rates
Townhomes $2000 - $3500
Condos $1500 - $2500

Observatory Park & DU

This established neighborhood is known for its well-kept homes, good schools and neighborly feel. Newer condos and apartment buildings are a common sight near the University of Denver (DU), and there are small enclaves with sprawling, gated estates. However, most of Observatory Park is filled with mid-century remodels and new, modern single-family homes and townhomes. The DU campus means there are plenty of bars and sandwich shops, but there are high-end eateries that cater to the area’s sophisticates.  

Average Rental Rates
Single Family Homes $2500 - $5500 
Townhomes $2200 - $2500
Condos $1200 - $2000

Denver Tech Center (DTC)

The Denver Tech Center (DTC) is a mixed-use area dominated by office parks and large apartment complexes. Endless local and chain lunch spots cater to the DTC workforce, but nightlife here is far from staid. Tons of popular Downtown restaurants and bars have opened sister spots here that attract a more mature crowd in their 30s, 40s and 50s. Families will find comfortable residential neighborhoods just outside of the busy commercial areas. 

Average Rental Rates
Townhomes $2300 - $3500
Condos $1500 - $4000

Golden Triangle (Museum District)

The Golden Triangle’s renovation marked the beginning of Downtown Denver’s transition into a contemporary destination city. True to its name, the triangle shape of the area is flanked by Broadway, Speer and Downtown. Newer townhomes, apartments and condos abound, offering extensive rental options. Occasional historical homes exist, but most have been re-zoned for commercial use. The Denver Art Museum, high-end restaurants and luxury condos lend cachet to this neighborhood, but parts of it retain a slightly gritty, authentic urban character.

Average Rental Rates
Townhomes $2800 - $4000
Condos $1500 - $3500

Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is often where new, young transplants to Denver land. The older, charming apartment buildings that dominate housing here attract renters who value urban living more than extensive amenities. Along with the many local shops, breweries and restaurants that line eclectic Colfax Avenue, you’ll also find pockets of dining and nightlife options throughout Capitol Hill, and music venues and bars create a lively scene nearly every night of the week.

Average Rental Rates
Condos $1500 - $2800

Cheeseman Park

Stately Cheesman Park is one of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods. High-rise condo buildings intermix with historic mansions along the outskirts of the park, with surrounding streets offering older apartment buildings and turn-of-the-century Victorians. You’ll find a few local bars and restaurants here, but the true social hub is the park itself, which is always filled with dog walkers and joggers. Cheeseman’s central location and diverse housing options attracts both renters and homeowners.  

Average Rental Rates
Single Family Homes $3000 - $5500
Condos $1500 - $2800


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