City Park

Savor the essence of urban living in a neighborhood that effortlessly blends character and convenience.
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Discover the epitome of urban living at City Park, where an active lifestyle meets the convenience of a central location. This neighborhood, named after one of Denver’s, most iconic parks is nestled close to the heart of the city but away from downtown bustle. Providing seamless access to Denver's offerings while offering an abundance of amenities right at your fingertips, City Park embodies urban accessibility and walkable charm.


Explore a diverse array of housing options, from charming Victorian homes to contemporary condos and townhomes. The unique blend of residences contributes to a dynamic and welcoming community atmosphere. Whether you're drawn to the historic charm of Victorian architecture or the modern appeal of condos, City Park offers a range of housing choices to suit various preferences.


Situated between Downing Street to the west, 23rd Avenue to the north, York Street to the east, and Colfax Avenue to the south, this area boasts a prime location. The neighborhood is bordered by Denver's largest park, making it an ideal choice for those who cherish recreation without venturing far from the city. Moreover, City Park is adorned with charming coffee shops, bars, and boutiques, creating a delightful tapestry of local experiences. A leisurely stroll down 17th Avenue unveils some of Denver's most unique offerings, including Tallulah Jones, where you'll find the cutest gifts, and Leon Gallery, a non-profit dedicated to supporting emerging artists. Indulge in the vibrant local scene by visiting iconic coffee shops and bars like Thin Man for expertly crafted cocktails or St. Marks Coffee House for a latte and a tranquil reading session. City Park's dynamic atmosphere, combined with its eclectic array of establishments, invites residents to savor the essence of urban living in a neighborhood that effortlessly blends character and convenience.


Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of City Park, a premier 314-acre urban oasis that harmoniously integrates urban and natural elements. Inspired by the iconic Central Park in New York and the serene landscape of the English countryside, City Park offers an abundance of green space and recreational opportunities, making it a cherished destination for residents and visitors alike.  This premier urban park features lakes, large fields, two playgrounds, tennis courts and picnic areas. What sets City Park apart is its breathtaking backdrop, offering the most stunning views of Denver's downtown skyline and the majestic Rocky mountains.


For enthusiasts of the golfing lifestyle, the City Park Golf Course, an integral part of the expansive park compound, has recently undergone updates and proudly holds LEED Gold certification, ensuring a sustainable and enjoyable golfing experience. City Park is also home to some of Denver's cultural treasures, including the renowned Denver Zoo and the remarkable Denver Museum of Art and Science. These attractions add a unique charm to the park compound, offering residents and visitors a blend of natural beauty and cultural enrichment right at their doorstep.


City Park stands as a gem among Denver's neighborhoods, boasting a combination of incredible attractions, a prime location, and a diverse range of housing options. This dynamic blend makes it a sought-after community that captures the essence of what makes Denver an exceptional place to live. Whether you're drawn to its cultural landmarks, convenient location, or the variety of homes it offers, City Park truly encapsulates the best that Denver has to offer.


  • Perfect for: Anybody and everybody
  • Meet friends for dinner at:  Atelier by Radex for exquisite French fine dining, Dos Santos for tacos or Denver Biscuit Company for a buttermilk fried chicken biscuit sandwich
  • Spend a Sunday evening: Enjoying a picnic and listening to music at the City Park Jazz Series
  • Spend an afternoon at: The Denver Museum of Nature and Science and IMAX or Denver Zoo
  • Conveniently located near: Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital and Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center


Overview for City Park, CO

17,231 people live in City Park, where the median age is 33 and the average individual income is $52,610. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

33 years

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Around City Park, CO

There's plenty to do around City Park, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Charcuter-Marie, Que Desmadre, and Playground Asian Street Food.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.98 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.67 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.3 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.11 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.48 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.35 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for City Park, CO

City Park has 8,573 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in City Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 17,231 people call City Park home. The population density is 9,622.92 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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47.33 / 52.67%

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Schools in City Park, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby City Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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6th - 12th
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9th - 12th
Columbine Elementary School
PreK - 5th
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Whittier Ece-8 School
PreK - 8th
5th - 12th
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Denver Center for 21st-Century Learning at Wyman
6th - 12th
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St Elizabeth School
K - 8th
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