Platte Park

Much of the West University Community was incorporated in 1886 as the Town of South Denver. The boundaries were the Platte River east to Colorado Boulevard and Alameda Avenue south … Read More


The land was purchased and developed by the Montclair Town and Improvement Company in 1885. One of its founders, Matthias P. Cochrane, originally came from Montclair, New Jersey and named … Read More


Montbello began as a suburban-style development, the first major annexation of privately owned land to the far northeast area of Denver, taking place in September, 1965. The annexation included almost … Read More


The neighborhood of Lowry Field in east Denver is bounded partially by Alameda and 11th Avenues, Quebec and Yosemite Streets, with Arapahoe County to the east. The neighborhood has been … Read More

Lincoln Park

The neighborhood, which has about 7,000 residents, is one of Denver’s oldest and is just to the south of the area where Denver was first settled in the 1850s. Many … Read More

Jefferson Park

Jefferson Park includes part of the original Congressional grant of 1860, and part of the incorporated Town of Highlands which was annexed to Denver in 1896. General William H. Larimer … Read More


The neighborhood is bordered on the west by Colorado Boulevard, on the north by Severn Ave. and on the south by East Alameda Avenue. The Eastern border is uneven, but … Read More


The West Highland neighborhood includes the northwestern part of what was the incorporated Town of Highlands. From its beginning as an elite suburb of the “unsavory” city of Denver in … Read More

Harvey Park South

Prior to 1950, the present day neighborhood of Harvey Park South remained a primarily undeveloped portion of Arapahoe County. Only the presence of Loretto Heights College hinted at the development … Read More

Harvey Park

The neighborhood of Harvey Park is bordered by Hampden Avenue, South Sheridan and Lowell Boulevards, and West Jewell Avenue. The park (Harvey Park at Evans Avenue and Paxton Court) was … Read More