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Best Neighborhoods: Capitol Hill

Denver’s Capitol Hill is a bustling hub of restaurants, rentals and hip condos built in former mansions. Located adjacent to Denver’s downtown, the neighborhood is one of Denver’s most accessible via walking, biking and public transportation. With colorful roots—the neighborhood used to be both a resting point for the Beat generation and a sanctuary for the gay community—and even more colorful boundaries—the State Capitol, Colfax Ave and Broadway—Cap Hill is known for its mix of hipsters, young urban professionals, and Denver natives with deep roots in the neighborhood. With one of the highest rental rates in Denver at 78%, Cap Hill’s transient, always-evolving culture leads it to have an artistic, boho vibe without too much pretense. Locally owned shops, including the famous Wax Trax record store and the first ever Quizno’s, make the area quirky and fun for Denver-newbies. Just the Facts Median home listing price: $327,497 Average age: 32 Median household income: $50-75k Walkability score: 4.5 out of 5 Food & Entertainment Cap Hill is a neighborhood full of delightful holes-in-the-wall and less-than-fancy dining …

The Mile High’s 5 Quietest Neighborhoods

Some of us like the noise that comes with urban living. Others like to sleep solidly through the night. If you fall into the latter category, we’re here to help you find a place to live where you can actually get some peaceful rest. Here’s our guide to Denver’s quietest neighborhoods. 5. Skyland/City Park Skyland, north of City Park, is a sweet little neighborhood full of families and well-maintained properties. With no fire stations or highways, the neighborhood is perfect for a relaxing stroll in the evening and a good night of sleep. Unfortunately, with the installation of the A-line, the neighborhood has experienced an uptick in train noise, despite being quietly ensconced between City Park and Martin Luther King Blvd. 4. Berkeley Despite often being lumped into the general Highlands neighborhood, Berkeley is a sweet little corner of Northwest Denver with quaint shops and a peaceful atmosphere. Unlike the Highlands, which stretches across busy Federal Blvd and other bustling neighborhoods, Berkeley is composed of mostly homes and families. Avoid areas along I-70 if you …

Best Neighborhoods: Washington Park

Located just over 4 miles south of downtown Denver between I-25 and Speer and Downing and University, the tree-lined streets and suburban yet urban feel make Washington Park one of Denver’s most coveted neighborhoods. The park gets its namesake from the 2.5 mile long park situated in the middle of the neighborhood, where historic, brick bungalows line the streets, many of which have been updated with a unique attributes. The area boasts a variety of home types, including traditional homes, duplexes, townhouses and condominiums. While the historic homes may draw many to this neighborhood, the easy access to transportation, shops, restaurants and grocery stores make this an ideal neighborhood to live in. About the Homes Made up of historic homes, the average house in the area is roughly 76 years old. Due to the  popularity of the neighborhood and the unique homes available, the average home in Washington Park is listed at roughly $750,000 and sells for around $729,940. The cost of homes in the area have been steadily rising with a list price up …

Relocating to Denver

Whether you’re fresh off I-70 or just daydreaming about what the Mile High City has to offer, the actual process of relocating to Denver can seem a little overwhelming. Denver has plenty of good things to offer, but moving here can be confusing, especially when coming from other metropolitan areas with different infrastructures and attitudes. Here’s our quick guide to moving to the Mile High City. Where to Live Depending on if you’ve secured a job or not, you need to decide how you feel about city living, the suburbs and commuting. While Denver traffic is nowhere near LA or New York traffic, it can be frustrating. Additionally, the suburbs of Denver have a particularly suburban feel. Anything not within Denver’s limits can feel isolating, especially for younger people. Moving to Littleton or Thornton when you intend to have a social life in the city can definitely provide some challenges. Because the cost of living in the suburbs is similar to renting in the city, if you have goals of living in Denver, try to …