Park Hill

A Cultured Canvas of Beautiful Homes, Prolific History and Exciting Happenings.
 

Located in East Denver, the Park Hill neighborhood unfolds as a cultured canvas of beautiful homes, prolific history and exciting happenings. Renowned for its diverse community and rich historical legacy, the landscape echoes a breadth of architectural masterpieces and stunning scenery. As one of Denver's oldest neighborhoods, Park Hill maintains its timeless appeal, consistently attracting new residents drawn to its historical charm. The neighborhood's allure is amplified by its close proximity to downtown, offering residents convenient access to nearby restaurants and shopping hubs. Additionally, Park Hill provides a welcoming environment with easy access to nearby parks and cultural attractions, further enhancing the overall living experience for those who call this venerable neighborhood home.

 

Nestled within well-defined boundaries, Park Hill offers a captivating panorama with Colorado Boulevard to the west, East Colfax marking the southern edge, Quebec Street defining the eastern boundary, and East 52nd Avenue framing the northern limit. This strategically positioned neighborhood provides residents with stunning views of the city skyline set against the grand backdrop of the Front Range. Established in 1887, Park Hill began as a modest 32-acre development in the western part of present-day South Park Hill, experiencing significant growth in the early 20th century with the construction of the first homes.

 

For over a century, Park Hill has stood as a symbol of diversity and sophistication, making it one of Denver's desired communities. Admired for its meticulously planned design, early commentators compared Park Hill to upscale neighborhoods such as London's Mayfair, Paris' Passy and Auteil, and New York's Riverside Drive. From the grandeur of Tudors, Craftsman, and Queen Anne's to the sleek lines of mid-century modern and Mediterranean Revival residences, Park Hill is a testament to thoughtful design. Pre-1960s ranch-style homes stand in harmony with contemporary residences, creating a perfect blend of past and present. The neighborhood's appeal extends beyond its architectural prowess, with lush trees gracing its streets and grand front yards, a nod to the historic tradition of homes being set back 40 feet to accommodate flourishing greenery and sidewalks.


Park Hill's allure lies in its captivating geography, which unfolds across three distinct neighborhoods—Northeast Park Hill, North Park Hill, and South Park Hill. Each neighborhood contributes its own unique character to the prolific tapestry of the community. The neighborhood's name, drawn from its position on a gentle slope towards the high plains east of the Platte River Valley, reflects the natural beauty that graces every corner. This setting offers residents not only a sense of tranquility but also a visual feast with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

 

Embark on a journey within the expansive five-square-mile canvas of Park Hill, where residents unveil hidden gems in retail and dining, adding to the neighborhood's distinct charm. Spanning from the southern border along Colfax to the charming Kearney Street business district and reaching out to the cutting-edge Oneida Park development, Park Hill showcases a diverse array of restaurants and small businesses. Residents of Park Hill enjoy the convenience of strolling to Spinelli’s Market for delectable Italian sandwiches or indulging in homemade sauce. For a delightful pastry and coffee, Honey Hill is just a short walk away, while those craving steak frites can savor the experience at Bistro Vendome. More than a collection of homes, Park Hill is an unfolding living narrative, showcasing Denver's enduring appeal.

 

Park Hill pulsates with an array of exciting events throughout the year. Be sure to mark your calendar for the annual Park Hill Parade on July 4th, a patriotic celebration that captures the spirit of the neighborhood. Dive into the local architectural wonders during the Home Tour and Street Fair, offering a unique glimpse into Park Hill's character. Art enthusiasts won't want to miss the renowned Art Fest, showcasing the creative spirit that thrives within this vibrant Denver community. Whether you're a seasoned resident or a visitor exploring the city, Park Hill stands as an ideal destination to participate in community events and soak in the lively and welcoming atmosphere that defines this unique community.

 

Park Hill's prime location provides convenient access to some of Denver's premier cultural and recreational attractions. Adjacent to the neighborhood, you'll find the Denver Zoo, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and the expansive City Park, all within minutes. For those seeking dining, luxury shopping, and art galleries, a short drive to Cherry Creek North offers a wealth of options. Moreover, Park Hill boasts excellent connectivity with ample public transportation choices. With an impressive 20 bus stops within the neighborhood, residents have convenient access to various public transit options close to home. Whether it's a bus ride to a nearby light rail station or driving to a park-and-ride for a relaxed trip into downtown.

 

Park Hill is a living testament to a cherished heritage, a community that has grown and flourished over the years. With a foundation rooted in the early 20th century, Park Hill proudly carries the echoes of its past into the present day, celebrating its cultural diversity and welcoming spirit. Park Hill invites you to become a part of its ongoing story, where rich history meets contemporary living in a truly exceptional setting.

 

  • Grab a drink with friends at: Neighbor’s, Trellis Wine Bar or Fiction Beer Company
  • Bike to Oneida Park on Saturday night for: live music during the summer, great pizza at Esther’s and yummy soft serve at Dang Soft Serve Ice Cream
  • Get into the holiday spirt at: Park Hill Winterfest where you can enjoy ice skating, sleigh rides and special time with Santa Claus
  • Checkout local boutique such as: Little Bird Denver for adorable kid’s clothing, toys and gifts, Mod Livin’ for new and vintage furniture and Red Lark for unique home goods and interior design services
  • Spend a Sunday afternoon at: Denver Museum of Nature and Science and then head over to City Park for an evening of live jazz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overview for Park Hill, CO

7,727 people live in Park Hill, where the median age is 35 and the average individual income is $24,138. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,727

Total Population

35 years

Median Age

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

$24,138

Average individual Income

Around Park Hill, CO

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

70
Very Walkable
Walking Score
50
Bikeable
Bike Score
35
Some Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Antelope Ridge Mead, Springs Mountain Water, and Gentlemen's Choice Tuxedos.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.56 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.78 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.61 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.59 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.7 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.47 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Park Hill, CO

Park Hill has 3,126 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Park Hill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,727 people call Park Hill home. The population density is 5,556.231 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,727

Total Population

High

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

35

Median Age

46.75 / 53.24%

Men vs Women

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3,126

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$24,138

Average individual Income

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Schools in Park Hill, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Park Hill. 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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Category
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School rating
Eastlake High School of Colorado Springs
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
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PreK - 5th
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