No neighborhood captures the spirit of downtown living like Riverfront Park. Set against Denver’s skyline it’s unique in that it’s not just a set of apartments or condos. It’s a master-planned residential community smack dab in the heart of downtown. Where residents feel a sense of belonging and everything is at your fingertips. Whether you’re meeting friends at Zengo for happy hour, commuting to work on foot or B-cycle, sauntering over to Coors Field for a Thursday afternoon game or tossing a Frisbee for your dog in the dog park. Living here means you can enjoy all the conveniences of a vibrant downtown with the sense of place you can’t often find in the middle of the city.
The Slifer, Smith & Frampton - Denver team has sold every home in Riverfront Park at least once.
Take a stroll around Commons Park and you’ll forget you’re in the city. The landscaped, rolling hills, meandering pathways and strategically placed benches offer the perfect spot for lunch, a picnic, or just an afternoon soaking up the sun. Watch from a grassy knoll as kids splash in the confluence of Cherry Creek and the Platte River. In the winter, grab a sleigh and find that inner kid. Grab a bite on the patio at ink! Coffee. Or walk up to the Highlands or along the 16th Mall via the pedestrian bridges on either side of the park.
Bon Appétit Restaurateur of the Year among his many accolades, Richard Sandoval got it right again with Zengo, his Asian-Mexican fusion located on Little Raven across from Commons Park. Take a seat on the patio as you nosh on ceviche, lobster rolls or their habanero cilantro scallops. With over 400 tequilas, Latin wines, Japanese sakes, hand-muddled cocktail concoctions and amazing deals for locals, it’s the place to be at happy hour, or any hour.
Union Station put Denver on the map back in 1870, and it’s about to redefine the city again. Currently undergoing a massive transformation, the completed Union Station will serve as the center of a progressive urban community buzzing with offices, restaurants, stores, condos and hotels. Imagine grabbing a bite at an outdoor café while you wait for the light rail, enjoying a summer concert on one of the plazas, having coffee with friends. It’ll be a place to make connections, to your train, and to those around you. Learn more here.
The iconic white steel mast rising above the Denver skyline is just another tribute to the city’s pedestrian friendliness. Built to accommodate foot traffic between Union Station, the 16th Street mall and Riverfront Park, its unique architecture and vantage point over the city make it a popular place to stroll. Especially at night, when the cables are illuminated against a dark Denver sky. It's even got a Wikipedia page.