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The area of Washington Park Denver CO was rural in nature back in 1886 yet population growth in Denver had warranted its first suburb, South Denver. Later, in the 1890s, the area was officially annexed into Denver and development of Wash Park homes increased with the creation of Washington Park in 1899.
Over the last 20 years, popularity of the park and the Wash Park area has risen and increased real estate values because of its unique community, central park and outdoor space, and central location in Denver.
Washington Park in Denver is less than 10 minutes from downtown Denver, 15 minutes from the Denver Tech Center and offers quick access to 4 stations of Denver's light rail system, Interstate 25, HWY 6, and other main traffic streets.
The area of Wash Park CO is primarily defined between Cherry Creek to the North, Broadway to the West, University to the East and I-25 to the South. Wash Park can even be further broken down into West Washington Park and Washington Park, divided by S. Downing St. Since 1972 Denver official city statistics have tracked these areas separately. Both sides of Wash Park offer unique home opportunities and architectures as well as community groups and neighborhood organizations.
Created in 1899, Washington Park is one Denver's oldest and largest of parks, covering 165 acres. The landscaped area includes two lakes, a Lilly pond, walking, running, and bike paths/trails, a recreation center, boat house, plenty of open area and activities throughout the year. There are many walking paths/roads that lead into Washington Park from each of its four borders.
Washington Park in Denver is also one the city's most popular parks. It was designed by German landscape architect Reihard Schuetze who also was involved in designing Denver's other largest parks City Park and Cheeseman Park. His design included Smith Lake and Grasmere Lake, a Lilly pond with a feeding ditch lined with Russian willows and other trees. Other architects have added to Washington Park in Denver including a boat house that can be reserved for events and an evergreen grove to the North.
Over 54 flower gardens informally cover the landscape at Washington Park with one featured garden being a replica of Martha Washington's garden at Mt. Vernon. There are also two lakes within Washington Park, Smith Lake which offers paddle boat rentals and Crasmere Lake.
The Washington Park rec center Denver is open year round and offers an indoor pool, weights area, and community programs. Other outdoor areas at the park include several trails with one that goes around the perimeter of the park, a lawn bowling/croquet field, tennis courts, and two playgrounds.
From the tiniest of homes to the largest luxury homes, Washington Park Denver CO homes can range from under $100k to $2.275 million with an array of mixed early 1900s architecture and modern style homes, townhomes and condos.
The style of Wash Park Denver CO homes demonstrate the appeal of the time blending from the late 1800's through 1940 with mostly brick homes. These include Victorian, Tudor, Denver Square, Bungalow, and other unique architectural variations and designs for Wash Park homes built during this time.
There have also been Washington Park Denver homes that have been "scraped" or demolished and removed for new construction and more modern exterior appeal. This has caused some debate within the Wash Park community however has also created one of the most unique and vibrant communities in Denver offering new and more efficient home designs as well as more townhome and condominium options. We specialize in homes for sale in Washington Park Denver CO and the unique community if offers.
The local public schools in Washington Park include Steele Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School, Grant Middle School and South High School. The area also has many great pre-school and private school options in Wash Park Denver CO. If you would like to learn more about Wash Park Schools, please visit Wash Park Schools.
Wash Park, CO is a unique area and residents who live here are in the top 97% nationally and 97% for Colorado in the average ranking of income households with children. Wash Park residents' median age is 36 years old and the largest percent of residents are between the ages of 18 and 64. For more Wash Park demographics, click here and select the demographics tab.
The Wash Park area also offers unique dining and shopping not found anywhere else. From sushi to summer farmer's markets, Wash Park residents can walk to many wonderful eclectic and dining and shopping opportunities from different areas of Wash Park.
The S. Gaylord St. commercial enclave of Wash Park CO has such staples as the Washington Park Grill, to unique clothing stores, holistic healing and boutique dog/pet stores.
Alameda Ave. adds many of the commercial options available in Wash Park including a Gym, specialty kitchen stores, dining and coffee shops. Off B roadway there are many shopping centers, dining options and health care options for the Wash Park area. Yelp offers a great list of Wash Park Restaurants.
One area near Wash Park Denver CO and often confused as being a part of it is the Platt Park area of S. Pearl St. Here, Wash Park residents are within walking distance to coffee shops, bars, two of Denver's favorite sushi restaurants, and many more retail shopping opportunities.
What is walk score? Basically it means how easy is it to walk to things from a particular address or area and a handy website was put together to rate the walk ability of an address by its location to important places like grocery stores, restaurants, schools, shopping and more. You can read more on my blog What is my Walk Score?
Because the Wash Park Denver CO community is divided into two different halves, West Washington Park and Washington Park, the area's walk ability will be unique for each half and the homes there. West Washington Park offers a walk score of up to a 97, a walker's paradise, when close to the Broadway and Alemeda cross streets of West Washington Park. Washington Park offers a walk score of up to 75 for the east side of the Wash Park area. The average walk score for Denver, CO is 68 but the top 10% of walk able areas offer a walk score of 95 or better.
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