Observatory Park is located southeast of downtown and offers the charm of a college town and convenience of a central location. The neighborhood is surrounded by historic homes with mature shade trees throughout. You have Mansions with attached carriage houses on wide streets, beautiful front porches to enjoy summer evenings, gorgeous Victorians and buyers can also find Cape Cods and new infill construction of every style.
The University of Denver (DU) is right in the heart of this historic neighborhood offering theater, concerts, seminars, college bars, a top-ranked hockey team and many restaurants to choose from while the observatory is a resource to the astronomy buffs. Observatory Park’s newest icon, a gleaming gold bell tower, tops DU’s Ritchie Center, home to Magness Arena, Coors Fitness Center, Gates Field House, and Hamilton Gymnasium.
Living in this neighborhood you have easy access to Downtown, the Central Platte Valley, Denver Tech Center and Cherry Creek Mall. You have two main streets, University and Colorado Blvd. that speed you on your way in the directions of downtown or to the tech center. Favorites to this neighborhood include; authentic Chicago-Style hot dogs, Pete’s University Park Cafe, and Jerusalem’s.
At University Hills Plaza, Chez Artiste, a tri-plex movie house, showcases the finest independent films and foreign language cinema. For first-run features, there’s Colorado Center Stadium 9, at Colorado and I-25, next door to Dave & Buster’s arcade and restaurant.
Steeped in Denver history, Observatory Park, a family oriented neighborhood with a dash of spice, offers a zesty blend of modern and traditional lifestyles and architecture.