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Many are Opting for Denver Townhouses for sale in LoHi

 

LoHi Townhouses and other Property for Sale in Denver

LoHi is a walkable neighborhood of Denver

LoHi – Just one of the many Chapters in the history of Denver’s Northside…

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The story of LoHi really starts with the story of Highlands. The flood of 1864 put the Highlands on the map so to speak. The flood forced many people in the low lying areas to seek higher ground and many made the journey to an area that was found to be elevated from the flood waters and the perfect spot to re-settle. North Denver has a long history with several different groups and a variety demographics have populated the area and over the years have called North Denver home. LoHi is part of that North Denver history.

LoHi has really stunning property for Sale

Fast forward to today and what LoHi has become to many different people some have lived here for generations others are new and discovering all that LoHi has to offer. Many of the LoHi historic Homes for sale that once overlooked Lower Downtown or “LoDO” as it’s often referred to, have now been scraped and developers along with the city have been pushing for higher density housing as there are more people moving to Denver than we have houses for sale in Highlands to accommodate everyone. The new trend are LoHi condos for sale. Zoning over the years have been utilized to remove older homes and replace them with newer more modern townhouses for sale in LoHi.

In addition to the transformation of the residential homes for sale in LoHi, so too have the commercial landscape continued to cater to the ever-changing demographics to the area. LoHi is a walkable neighborhood in Denver. This is an attribute that is the current trend which looks continue. Millennial’s and baby boomers alike are flocking to Denver’s walkable communities. The food and drink options throughout LoHi are endless. There are fun quirky places like Linger which was once a mortuary space of Olinger where the trendy restaurant and bar “Linger” dropped the “O” yet kept some of the history with fun drink names like corpse Reviver,  or the shots served up in large plastic syringes giving a nod to the history of the space. The Denver highlands landscape continues to evolve. There are several surrounding neighborhoods with Sunnyside to the North, Highland / West Highland to the west, Sloan Lake to the south-west and Berkeley to the North-west. Then just over the pedestrian bridge you’ll find LoDo or Lower Downtown to the east of the I-25. Each neighborhood has its own unique feel and attributes. So if you are looking for historic homes for sale in LoHi, or you are looking for more modern townhomes for sale in LoHi, there is something for everyone.

I encourage you to explore all the Denver homes for sale in LoHi under the “Denver Neighborhoods” tab. If you , or someone you know is looking to Buy a home in LoHi or anywhere in Denver Metro, Or you may be asking yourself “is it time to sell my Denver, LoHi home?” Whatever, your situation, Call Ricky Schoonover of Nostalgic Homes 720-688-5110. 

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The City of Lakewood, incorporated in 1969

 

 

 

Views of Green Mountain

 

The city of Lakewood was first put on the map as part of the electric tramway linking Golden, Denver and Lakewood better known as “The Loop.” Later Lakewood became the center of attraction after the largest government contract of its day was awarded to the Remington Arms company Ammunition factory of 1941.

Today Lakewood continues to grow as prices continue to rise for Homes for sale in Denver. Residents seeking to find affordable houses for sale in Lakewood by moving outside the city of Denver. You have several viable routes into Denver for a fairly easy commute. Lakewood has much to offer. You are close the the Rocky Mountains for those who love the mountains and all that the wonderful outdoors have to offer. You can find condos for sale in Lakewood where you get more for your money when you compare the price of land as opposed to closer to downtown Denver.

The land is generally less expensive and with the expansion of residential neighborhoods growing, so too are the re-development and new shopping centers being built. Lakewood roughly runs along Sheridan Blvd. from about W. 26th Ave. down to Hampden Ave on it’s southern border then out to the west where the I-70 and State route 470 converge near Golden.

You’ll find several neighborhoods within Lakewood such as Applewood, Bel Mar, Bear Creek area, and Green Mountain to name a few. Your options vary for Homes for sale in Lakewood. Bel Mar has seen a resurgence in development in the past 10-15 years with newer shopping centers and public transit expansions. You can find single level ranch style homes for sale. Bear Creek area townhomes for sale. Homes for sale in Applewood tend to be larger lots with many homes with views of the mountains.  Houses for sale in Green Mountain area are quite eclectic with million dollar newer built contemporary Homes for sale as well as Mid-Century Modern Homes.

Click here to all homes listed for sale in Lakewood at the time of this article.  If you or someone you know who might be thinking about selling a home in lakewood please have have them Call me direct at 720-688-5110.