Clayton

A Denver neighborhood located north of City Park and Skyland. The neighborhood is named for the historical former George W. Clayton Trust and College located on the northwest corner of Martin Luther King Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. This college has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The campus is now home to The Clayton Early Learning Center. Soon to have a commuter rail stop at 40th and Colorado, the Clayton neighborhood is seeing new investment. Primarily single family homes from the 40’s and 50’s are found in the area.

Cole

The area is revitalizing with a strong neighborhood association and many properties are being attractively renovated. Residents enjoy the close proximity to downtown, the light rail and City Park. Architectural styles include Victorians, apartment complexes and duplexes. The Cole neighborhood, which became part of the city in 1874, stretches from 32nd to 40th Avenue and from York to Downing Street.

Elyria-Swansea

A neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. It is located in East Denver, on the northeast side of the city. It soon will be on 4 light rail stops to DIA. It is adjacent to the National Western Stock Show.
The northern border of the neighborhood is the boundary with Adams County. The eastern border is Colorado Boulevard. The southern border is 38th Street and 40th Avenue, and the western border is the South Platte River.
The neighborhood is bordered on the west by Sheridan Boulevard, which is also the border with Jefferson County and the town of Lakewood, on the north by 17th and 19th Avenue, on the east by Federal Boulevard, and on the south by Lakewood Gulch. This area has been experiencing some revitalization along the Colfax Corridor. Also, there is the light rail to the south which allows for greater access to downtown and other parts of the city.

Five Points

Received its name early this century from the city’s tramway company, who used the nickname because their street car signs were not big enough to list all of the street names at this end-of-the-line stop. Sometimes referred to as the “Harlem of the West” for its long-standing jazz history, where many of the greats, including Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, and more played at clubs like Rossonian and the Rainbow Room. Five Points architecture consists of a mix of single story duplexes, Victorians, Denver Squares and new, contemporary condo and townhome projects.

Globeville

Located in North Denver and is bounded by the South Platte River, Inca St., and the City limits. The Globeville neighborhood was originally settled in the late 1880s around the Globe Smelting and Refining Company. In addition to the smelters, the railroad and packing plant industries offered employment opportunities within the neighborhood. New commuter and light rail stations in the neighborhood and the redevelopment of the National Western Stock Show is is expected to bring new retail and housing to the neighborhood to mix with the historic single family homes.

RiNo

(River North) The River North Art District “where art is made” goes by the nickname of “RiNo” . The district’s interesting blend of urban charm and unique industrial revival makes it a great destination for visitors. Historic warehouses and factories now house jazz bars, restaurants, brewpubs, art galleries and working studios. Long neglected Brighton Boulevard has become home to some of Denver’s most creative restaurants and work spaces. Housing is multi-family condos and apartments some created in historic factories and lofts.

Skyland

(North City Park) is a relatively small neighborhood bordered by Martin Luther King Boulevard to the north, East 23rd Avenue to the south, Colorado Boulevard to the east and York Street to the west. An up and coming neighborhood starting on the north edge of City Park Golf Course, the homes are a mixture of Tudors, bungalows, and 50’s ranches.

Whittier

A historic Denver neighborhood northeast of Downtown, adjacent to Five Points and west of City Park. The neighborhood is predominantly single-family homes on tree-lined streets, most of them built in the early 20th century as Denver’s population continued to expand north and east from Downtown There is an array of housing styles ranging from stately Victorian Mansions to 1950s style houses. The neighborhood is revitalizing with the help of RTD’s light rail which connects Whittier and Five Points to downtown.