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Whittier Homes for Sale in Denver, Colorado

Welcome to this Historic District with a suburban residential feel located adjacent to City Park.  Whittier is one of Denver's oldest neighborhoods. Beautiful tree-lined streets lead to beautifully crafted brick homes built in the late 1800s and 20th-century single-family homes. 

The neighborhood is named for an elementary school located at 25th Avenue and Downing St. which was named after John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892), an abolitionist poet and a founding member of the American Republican political party. 

Featured Whittier Home

2539 N High Street, Denver, CO 80205

2539 N High Street, Denver, CO 80205

Classic bungalow layout*Living room with original fireplace*Hardwood floors*Two master bedrooms*Master bedroom on 2nd floor has a balcony with city views


Located two miles northeast of downtown. The neighborhood is bounded on the north and south by MLK Blvd and 23rd Avenue, and on the east and west by York Street and Downing Street. What makes Whittier one of the great places to live in Denver:

  • HOMES - Affordable, early twentieth-century homes of craftsman architecture
  • GREAT LOCATION - Quick commute to downtown, 29th  Ave, and Downing light rail station
  • PARKS - City Park, Fuller Park 
  • DIVERSITY - Young professionals and their families, ethnically diverse with Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites

Nearby Schools

 The community features a K-8 school

  • Elementary School: Whittier
  • Middle School: Bruce Randolph
  • High School: East High School, Stapleton 

Nearby Attractions/Recreation

  • City Park Golf Course
  • Play go fetch with your dog at the Fuller Park dog park. The tree-lined green space also has a playground for the kids and
  • Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • Denver Zoo basketball court.

Nearby Restaurants

Restaurants in Colfax and Colorado Boulevard offer a variety of acclaimed ethnic foods.


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Latest Whittier listings

3 Beds 3 Baths 3846136 MLS
Experience luxury urban living in the charming Whittier historic district. This updated three-bedroom, three-bathroom home boasts soaring ceilings, exposed brick walls, and rich hardwood floors, all bathed in an abundance of natural light. The open floor plan, generous dining area, and chef's kitchen with granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances provide an ideal setting for entertaining. The main floor also features a convenient half-bath bedroom/office providing flexibility and functionality. Upstairs, you'll find a serene primary suite with a five-piece bathroom and walk-in closet, as well as a family room with stylish reclaimed wood barn door. Additionally, the upstairs features include a bathroom and third bedroom. A “mudroom” with custom closet system leads to a beautifully landscaped yard, featuring a pergola, patio, garden area, and three-car oversized garage situated on a double lot. The garage has been updated with a 125-amp sub panel – enough power to charge three Tesla’s – as well as multiple GFIC protected 20-amp circuits. Additionally, a 7,500-watts electric heater ensures you’ll stay warm on chilly days. This spacious garage has ample room for your vehicles and a workshop, making it an ideal space for car enthusiasts and DIY enthusiasts alike. And, as an added bonus, this property is zoned for an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU), making it an ideal opportunity for homeowners to create additional living space or home office. The neighborhood's high walkability score and convenient location make it easy to explore the best of downtown Denver, including City Park, Fuller Park, and a variety of restaurants and bars. It's a five minute walk to the Downing and 30th light rail station. Enjoy the ultimate in urban living at this exceptional property.

3023 N Lafayette Street, Denver

Courtesy of Equity Colorado Real Estate .,720-312-0521

2 Beds 2 Baths 4735010 MLS
This rare double lot hosts one of Whittier’s most unique Victorian homes just blocks from City Park, RiNo & Uptown, across from a cute coffee & retail shop. Bonus colorful gingerbread charm, & nearly 1,000 sf of outdoor decks/patios for relaxing & entertaining. Enjoy a huge fenced yard with Rachio sprinkler controller and mature shade trees that enhance the beautifully landscaped perennial gardens. 10 ft ceilings give this home an open, welcoming feeling. Large windows throughout bathe the house in natural light. Inside, move through the living and dining area to the kitchen on recently refinished hardwood floors. The kitchen has all the modern amenities with beautiful quartz counters, newer stainless steel appliances, gas stove, and cherry cabinets. Continue upstairs on newer carpet & padding. The updated full bath features a step-up, oversized soaking tub, wood vanity with marble top, & water efficient toilet. The large primary bedroom includes a walk-in closet & large bay window seat w/ storage. Second bedroom overlooks the beautiful backyard. Bonus loft area can be used as an office or flex space & its sliding glass door leads to an upper deck with city views that also serves as 2-car carport. Two window A/C units & attic fan keep this house cool in the summer. Electrolux washer dryer, additional refrigerator, Rachio sprinkler controller, 6x8 ft greenhouse, bench swing, two shade sails, multiple raised vegetable/flower beds with organic soil, & propane gas fire pit included. Updates: water heater, stamped concrete sidewalk & side lot walkway, nonconforming electrical & plumbing updates, HVAC venting, water ejector in basement, steam humidifier, 6ft cedar fencing, exterior doors, ROW retaining wall & landscaping. *A full survey, engineering report, & architectural drawings included for anyone considering expanding this home. Sewer line replaced by previous owner, scoped in fall of 2023, cleaned in 2024. Come check it out this oasis in the city.

1715 E 25th Avenue, Denver

Courtesy of Keller Williams Partners Realty .

2 Beds 2 Baths 7045860 MLS
Own a piece of Denver's past with this unique loft, free from the constraints of an HOA or shared walls, PLUS mixed-use zoning (U-MX-2X). Originally a 1930's storefront, this space seamlessly blends vintage urban charm with modern convenience. Step inside to discover a sprawling 1000+ square-foot great room, adorned with striking 11-foot tin ceilings and exposed brick walls, creating an atmosphere that's both inviting and stylish. Endless possibilities! Currently used as an urban crash pad, but could be converted to commercial space. The kitchen features an island, under-cabinet lighting, and stainless-steel appliances. Upstairs, a cozy bedroom awaits complete with skylight and access to the private rooftop patio - the perfect spot to enjoy the fresh Colorado air with a cup of your favorite cold brew or kombucha. A versatile second bedroom is tucked away on the main floor and paired with a convenient half-bath, offering flexibility to suit any needs. Plenty of room for your entire wardrobe in the large walk-in closet next to the full bath. The large laundry room includes a dog wash and also provides access to the quaint courtyard - which makes for a handy potty pad area complete with doggy door for your urban pup. Basement has shelving & plenty of storage. Live or work here, or do both! Enjoy short walks to the many nearby parks! Street parking is always available directly in front of the home. Step out the door to nearby light-rail and popular Rino Arts District. Recent updates to the home include a newer roof, HVAC system, lighting and paint, this urban loft is ready to welcome you!

1617 E 31st Avenue, Denver

Courtesy of Compass - Denver .,303-570-9690

3 Beds 2 Baths 5276842 MLS
Experience the ultimate fusion of vintage charm and contemporary luxury in this meticulously renovated 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom Victorian residence nestled in one of Denver's most coveted neighborhoods. Step through the vestibule into an inviting ambiance of rich hardwood floors flowing seamlessly through the expansive main living area, adorned by soaring ceilings enhancing spaciousness. A brand-new roof installed in May 2020 ensures peace of mind, while original refinished hardwood floors and an original coal fireplace add character and warmth. Hosting gatherings or enjoying leisurely Sunday mornings is effortless in this open layout, transitioning smoothly from the living space to the dining area and into the updated kitchen, where sleek shaker cabinets, quartz countertops, and stainless-steel appliances provide both style and functionality. The main level offers two bedrooms and a classically beautiful full bath, while the upper floor unveils a private sanctuary - the primary suite - featuring a large bedroom area, a generous walk-in closet, and a luxurious full bath boasting a double vanity and ample storage. Downstairs, a finished laundry room and flex space offer versatility for office, storage, or additional living space. Plus, revel in the eco-friendly features including entirely paid off solar panels providing approximately 130% of the house's electricity needs and an EV charger conveniently housed in the two-car detached garage. Situated mere steps from City Park, the Denver Zoo, the newly re-opened City Park Golf Course and an array of esteemed restaurants, this home epitomizes modern urban living infused with timeless elegance.

2507 N Race Street, Denver

Courtesy of Compass - Denver .,720-357-2650

3 Beds 3 Baths 7402775 MLS
As you enter this wonderful home you are immediately greeted with lots of natural light. The beautifully accented black trimmed windows, wide plank white oak floors, smooth finish level 5 walls are sure to impress. The main floor features a powder bath, a private main floor office and down the hall opening up to a stunning kitchen with large island, pendant lights, a gas stove, beautiful modern cabinets. This space features a large pantry with designer style glass access door. The open floor plan has a cozy living room area with a linear modern gas fireplace, sliding doors that allow for outdoor space extensions making entertaining easy. Outside- large private yard with concrete patio and sprinkler system, a small pet friendly grass area that leads to a large detached 2 car garage. The open designer staircase leads up to a well designed second floor. Here we find a large primary suite, walk-in closet with built in closet system, a stunning master bath with designer glass door for water closet, euro glass shower and accented wall tile. Down the hall you have two ample bedrooms with full floor to ceiling windows and one with a walk-in closet. The secondary full bath features modern lighting and deep bathtub. The upstairs large laundry area with extra space for storage is a added bonus. Washer and dryer come included for convenience. Recessed lighting throughout and designer window treatments make this home turn key. The property is surrounded by nearby restaurants and entertainment, all located just a stones throw from RiNo and City Park. Enjoy all that Denver has to offer in the thriving Whittier neighborhood just minutes away from amazing food, entertainment and outdoor activities.

3249 N Gilpin Street, Denver

Courtesy of LIV Sotheby's International Realty .,303-358-4294

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