Homes for Sale in Denver
From Denver real estate agents denverhomesmarket.com.
The city of Denver, founded in 1858. Originally a gold mining town with close proximity to the South Platte River and the foothills of The Rocky Mountains. Much has changed over the years and the city has evolved as the economy and population has become as diverse as the variety of homes for sale in Denver.
Denver’s architectural diversity delights residents and visitors alike. Houses for sale in Denver range from older Victorian homes also known as “Painted Ladies” as they often feature ornate wood carvings and bright colors. At the turn of the century Denver had a large influx of Italian immigrants who brought with them skilled hands in Brickwork and built many of the early 1900’s the ever popular Brick Bungalows which still stand today, throughout Denver and most notably Highlands, Berkley, Sunnyside and Sloan Lake areas. One neighborhood in particular is famous for the mid-modern homes where the once famous architect Cliff May designed many of these California Ranch homes in Harvey Park. There are 50 Cliff May homes in the area that still stand today. As well as another notable architect and Denver Native Edward B. Hawkins famous for Mid-Modern homes in Park Hill. These homes feature plate glass, cantilevered roofs and maximize sun angles and natural slopes of land for irrigation. Denver has many notable neighborhoods each with their own feel and vibe. It would be impossible to pick the top 20 even. I mean River North Arts District “RiNo” is along the Platte River Bike Path and with it’s modern townhouses and vibrant Art Galleries, restaurant and bar scene. Then you have Victorian homes in Cherry Creek. You have the ever famous and sought after Foursquare or “Denver Square” with tall ceilings, and maximum use of space in areas all over Denver such as City Park, Cheesman Park and Highlands.
The housing market has also seen it’s ups and downs as the Flood of 1864 had a huge impact on the lower elevations of the city. Denver Highlands was really saw as the natural alternative to move to higher ground. The development of Highlands exploded as people escaped the floods they found a rich area for agriculture and commerce. Today Highlands has many neighborhoods that make up what we know today as North Denver. North Denver being basically just north along the I-70 and bordered just west of the I-25 heading south to about Sloan Lake / Colfax Avenue and about as far west as Sheridan Blvd. North Denver or “Highlands” is made up of Berkley, Sunnyside, Highland/ West Highland, Sloan Lake and LoHi. “lower Highland” Each neighborhood has a different look, feel and unique energy. Whether it’s the newer duplexes built in Berkeley near the Tennyson St. Business district. Or the Townhouses, Lofts and condo’s in LoHi. LoHi “Lower Highland” has become a hot spot with bars and restaurants abound. There is also a pedestrian bridge taking you across the I-25 into the Riverfront Neighborhood and the rest of downtown.
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So, whether you are are looking for Lofts for sale in LoDo “Lower Downtown” near Coors Field, a Victorian Home for sale near Highland Park, a spacious “Denver Square” near Cheesman Park, Bungalow in Berkeley or the best realtor in Denver. You’ll find them all right here at premier Denver real estate agents – visit Denver Homes Market website to see which homes we have for sale in Denver.