Krisana Park

These Eichleresque homes dominate the architectural style of Krisana Park.
 

Welcome to Krisana Park, Denver's hidden gem that beautifully marries mid-century charm with modern living. This neighborhood, originally an alfalfa field owned by Danish royalty descendants Kristien and Anna Noe, was transformed in the 1950s by developer H.B. Wolff and his son. Inspired by the Eichler homes of California, Krisana Park features iconic mid-century modern homes with distinctive low-pitched roofs, expansive windows, and open floor plans that capture the essence of the era. These Joseph Eichler-like California contemporaries sit within the larger Virginia Village neighborhood and are protected by a conservation overlay, passed by the city council in 2017, ensuring their architectural beauty is preserved.

 

Today, Krisana Park is a lively community where retro aesthetics meet contemporary comforts. With its award-winning architecture recognized by Mayor John Hickenlooper, the pride of ownership is evident as many homes have been lovingly renovated. The curvilinear streets are designed to reduce through traffic, enhancing the neighborhood’s serene atmosphere. This is not just a collection of houses, but a close-knit community where camaraderie and a sense of belonging are cherished. Neighbors often gather for block parties, yard sales, and impromptu get-togethers, fostering a warm and welcoming environment.

 

Tucked away in the heart of Southeast Denver, Krisana Park offers the perfect blend of suburban tranquility and urban convenience. Bounded by Florida Avenue to the south, S Dahlia Street to the west, Louisiana Avenue to the north, and Fairfax / Filbert to the east, this mid-century modern haven is ideally situated for easy access to the best of Denver. Commuters and explorers alike will love the neighborhood’s proximity to major thoroughfares like Colorado Boulevard and I-25, making downtown Denver, the Tech Center, and Cherry Creek just a quick drive away. For those who prefer a greener commute, the nearby Cherry Creek Trail offers a scenic bike path leading straight into the heart of the city. Public transportation is also a breeze, 

with several RTD bus routes servicing the area and the Colorado Station light rail just a short distance away. Whether you’re heading to work, meeting friends, or exploring the city, Krisana Park’s prime location and excellent transportation options make it easy to get wherever you need to go.

 

Living in Krisana Park means enjoying access to an array of fantastic amenities that make life here both comfortable and exciting. The neighborhood boasts beautifully maintained green spaces perfect for picnics, dog walks, and outdoor activities. Just a short stroll away, you'll discover a variety of neighborhood restaurants and cozy cafes, like the popular Esters Neighborhood Pub, Chakas Mexican restaurant and the charming Detour Bakery. For those who enjoy a night out, nearby bars like the Bull & Bush Brewery and the divey yet delightful Inga’s Alpine Tavern offer the perfect spots to unwind.

 

Recreation enthusiasts will be thrilled with the proximity to the Cherry Creek Trail, ideal for biking, jogging, or a leisurely walk along the water. But that's not all—Krisana Park also sits near two delightful green spaces in Virginia Village. Ash Grove Park, a quaint 7.3-acre oasis, provides a serene escape from the urban hustle where you can relax amidst nature. For a more active outing, head to Judge Joseph E. Cook Park, which boasts a community pool, basketball court, soccer field, and a recreation center, ensuring there's something for everyone.

 

While Krisana Park itself is a tranquil residential oasis with minimal commercial activity, the nearby areas more than make up for it with a wealth of options. Just a short drive away, you can stock up on gourmet goodies at Whole Foods Market, find everyday essentials at King Soopers, or enjoy a retail adventure at Barnes and Noble and Nordstrom Rack. Plus, with Cherry Creek North, Glendale, University Park, and the bustling South Pearl Street just around the corner, residents enjoy easy access to a fantastic array of shops, boutiques, and entertainment venues. Whether you're browsing a farmers' market, grooving to live music, or dining al fresco under the stars, there’s always something exciting happening nearby. The blend of these recreational amenities and the vibrant local culture ensures that life in and around Krisana Park is anything but dull.

 

Krisana Park isn’t just a place to live—it’s a lifestyle brimming with character and charm. With its rich history of mid-century modern architecture, a close-knit community that feels like family, and a location that balances serenity with urban excitement, Krisana Park stands out as one of Denver’s most coveted neighborhoods. Whether you’re drawn by the architectural allure, the welcoming neighbors, or the seamless blend of old and new, Krisana Park invites you to experience a distinctive way of life in the heart of Denver.

 

  • Treat yourself to a day of luxury at: Cherry Creek Mall and Cherry Creek North shops. Start by indulging in retail therapy at high-end stores like Neiman Marcus, Gucci, Nordstorm, and Saint Laurent. Afterward, unwind with a perfectly crafted martini and savor a succulent steak at 801 Steakhouse
  • Take a leisurely stroll through: the neighborhood to admire the mid-century modern architecture. The unique homes, inspired by Joseph Eichler designs, are a treat for design enthusiasts
  • Find your inner athlete at nearby: Core Power Yoga, Anytime Fitness, Tran’s Cardio-Kickboxing or Lifetime Fitness, one of Denver’s premier wellness facilities
  • Explore your surrounding and find yourself at: European Gusto Market and Café where the Bulgarian pastries are second to none and the home-made feta will transport you to another continent

Overview for Krisana Park, CO

706,799 people live in Krisana Park, where the median age is 34.8 and the average individual income is $50,642. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

706,799

Total Population

34.8 years

Median Age

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$50,642

Average individual Income

Around Krisana Park, CO

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

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
62
Bikeable
Bike Score
27
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Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Love and Baking, Lawrence & Larimer, and Divine Touch Massage Therapy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.92 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.19 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.5 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.17 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.47 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.63 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Krisana Park, CO

Krisana Park has 313,926 households, with an average household size of 2.21. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Krisana Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 706,799 people call Krisana Park home. The population density is 4,617.35 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

706,799

Total Population

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.8

Median Age

50.33 / 49.67%

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Total Households

2.21

Average Household Size

$50,642

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Schools in Krisana Park, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Krisana 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Bansbach Academy At Denver Childrens Home
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Most Precious Blood School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Iliff Preschool Inc.
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Steck Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Florida Pitt-Waller Ece-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Teller Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Reach Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Good Shepherd Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Parzival Shield Waldorf Preschool Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Ricks Center For Gifted Children
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St John's Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Arrupe Jesuit High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Childrens Garden Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
La Academia At The Denver Inner City Parish
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Vincent De Paul Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Auraria Early Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Denver Online High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Colorado International School
PRIVATE
PreK - 7th
No rating available
Escuela De Guadalupe
PRIVATE
PreK - 7th
No rating available
Accelerated Schools
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
St Rose Of Lima Catholic Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Elizabeth School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Bryant Webster Dual Language Ece-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
5/5
Force Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Florence Crittenton High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Polaris Elementary School
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
5/5
Girls Athletic Leadership School Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
DSST: Byers Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
RiseUp Community School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Bromwell Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Brown International Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
University Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
West Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
John F Kennedy High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Munroe Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Charles M. Schenck (CMS) Community School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Steele Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Swansea Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Trevista at Horace Mann
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
KIPP Denver Collegiate High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
STRIVE Prep - Smart Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Girls Athletic Leadership School High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Beach Court Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Cowell Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Emily Griffith High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
International Academy of Denver at Harrington
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Denver Center for International Studies
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
2/5
STRIVE Prep - Federal
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Cole Arts and Science Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Colorado High School Charter - GES
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
KIPP Sunshine Peak Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Stephen Knight Center for Early Education
PUBLIC
PreK - K
No rating available
Creativity Challenge Community
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
DSST: College View High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Bear Valley International School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Asbury Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Garden Place Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Gust Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Knapp Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Contemporary Learning Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
University Prep - Steele St.
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
American Indian Academy of Denver
PUBLIC
6th - 10th
No rating available
Barnum Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Castro Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Whittier Ece-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
DSST: Cole Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Denver School of Innovation and Sustainable Design
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
French American School of Denver
PUBLIC
K - 4th
2/5
Career Education Center Early College
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Columbine Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Goldrick Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
McKinley-Thatcher Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Dora Moore Ece-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Newlon Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
No rating available
Denver Justice High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
STRIVE Prep - Westwood
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Mathematics and Science Leadership Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Denver Center for 21st-Century Learning at Wyman
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Denver Montessori Junior/Senior High School
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
2/5
Rocky Mountain School of Expeditionary Learning
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Stanley British Primary School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Denver Academy Of Torah
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Thw Logan School For Creative Learning
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Montview Community Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Primrose School At Lowry
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Paddington Station
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Christ The King Roman Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Holm Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Southmoor Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Isabella Bird Community School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Denver School of the Arts
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
DSST: Montview High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Westerly Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ellis Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
McMeen Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Montclair School of Academics and Enrichment
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Palmer Elementary School