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University Park/Observatory Park Homes in Denver

The University Park neighborhood enjoys all the convenience of the University of Denver’s (DU) college campus, while keeping the storybook setting of an upscale Denver neighborhood.  Mansions with attached carriage houses rest on wide streets as many older homes are being replaced by newer two-story homes with all the modern amenities. The aesthetically pleasing streets are wide and lined with trees, perfect for shady summer walks.

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Located to the east of the University of Denver (DU), University Park is a centrally located neighborhood just south of Interstate 25 and west of South Colorado Boulevard. The following reasons make this community one of the hottest Denver neighborhood:

  • GREAT HOMES. The homes in University Park are almost exclusively single-family ranches, but newly constructed neo-eclectics are becoming increasingly common. 
  • CENTRAL LOCATION. University Park has direct access to I-25 and enjoys the recent progress of movie theaters, organic markets, and sportswear outlets on the Colorado Boulevard corridor. 
  • PARKS - The mature-tree-lined Observatory Park, named for the Romanesque Chamberlin Observatory, is a haven for rugby games, basketball players, tennis gurus, stroller-gripping mothers, and picnickers. 
  • GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD The neighborhood is a storybook setting of an upscale Denver neighborhood.

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The University of Denver. Founded in 1864, DU is a private institution known for giving its students a unique blend of urban living combined with traditional education. 

Nearby University Park is Observatory Park, which is home to an 1894 Alvan Clark-Saegmuller 20-inch refracting telescope. The observatory is maintained and operated by DU, where residents are able to participate in twice-weekly observing nights and monthly open house star-gazing nights sponsored by the Denver Astronomical Society.



The neighborhood is also home to eclectic eateries, local coffee shops, dive bars, and of course, a brewery. 

  • La Belle Rosette, a family-operated coffeehouse at 2423 S. University Blvd. is a great little spot to sit back with a book and some espresso.
  • Crimson and Gold Tavern and The Pioneer Bar, both lower-cost college-kid-friendly bars, also offer options for late-night/early-evening drinking.
  • Another local Denver coffee roasting company, Kaladi Brothers, boasts air-roasted beans and a funky atmosphere to study or read a book.
  • Another spot to check out it Fermaentra Brewery at 1715 Evans Ave., which offers unique brews like its Rozzer, a Southern English Brown, and Redolent, a crisp Belgian Blonde. Fermaentra is also known to have a different food truck parked outside for pretty much every day of the week.
  • Asbury Provisions offers craft beer and cocktail menu in the evenings.

University Park offers a slew of nearby coffee bars like Bruegger’s Bagels. There are also plenty of dining options like The Mustard House, The Ramen House and more. Bars and late-night venues include Crimson and Gold Tavern, the DU sports fan bar, Quixote’s True Blue

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