Platt Park

The Perfect Blend of History, Community, and Character.
 

This charming neighborhood seamlessly blends historic charm with modern conveniences, creating an enchanting atmosphere for residents and visitors alike. Its allure lies in the abundance of tree-lined streets, walkable restaurants and shopping options, making it a haven for those who appreciate the convenience of a vibrant and accessible community.

 

Platt Park's rich history traces back to its establishment as the Town of South Denver in 1886, marked by a distinctive purpose – the intentional limitation of bars and saloons. By 1894, it seamlessly became part of the city of Denver, undergoing a transformation from a streetcar suburb connected by trolley to the vibrant community that flourishes today.

 

Within the charming borders of Platt Park, a diverse neighborhood unfolds, featuring an array of incredible restaurants, lively bars, cozy coffee shops, and eclectic boutiques. These elements collectively contribute to the neighborhood's distinctive character. Named after James H. Platt Jr., the locale emanates a genuine community vibe, distinguishing it as one of Denver's most special and sought-after places to live. Platt Park encapsulates a unique blend of history, community, and character that continues to make it a standout destination within the city.

 

Nestled within the heart of Platt Park, the delightful blocks of South Pearl Street, the neighborhood's bustling main commercial strip, offer an array of reasons why it's a fantastic place to live. Enjoy the lively setting of a seasonal farmers' market, festivals and an abundance of incredible restaurants and boutiques, creating an exciting and engaging community hub. Whether sipping on a hot latte at Steam Espresso, practicing your downward dog at Karma Yoga Center, savoring birria street fries at Park Burger, or relishing an IPA at Platt Park Brewing Co, every moment promises to be a pleasurable one.

 

Explore the diverse residential landscape of Platt Park beyond the bustling commercial hub. The neighborhood transforms into a serene yet dynamic environment, offering an assortment of housing options such as Craftsman bungalows, Victorians, custom builds, modern renovations, and duplexes. This variety extends all the way to South Broadway, a quirky corridor where something entertaining is always unfolding.

 

For design enthusiasts, a leisurely stroll down South Broadway's antique row unveils a delightful haven, brimming with unique pieces and inspiration. Alternatively, music lovers can head to Herman's Hideaway, a long-standing club hosting live performances spanning genres from jazz to rockabilly. Platt Park not only embraces its commercial vibrancy but also provides residents with a diverse and engaging residential experience, making it a truly well-rounded and captivating neighborhood.

 

Platt Park features a prime location, bordered by Mississippi Avenue to the north, Evans Avenue to the south, Downing Street to the east, and Broadway to the west. Residents revel in the convenience of living just moments away from the scenic retreat of Washington Park and the exuberance of Gaylord Street. Seamless access to Cherry Creek via University Boulevard adds an extra layer of luxury, connecting residents to this upscale shopping and dining destination. Additionally, commuting to downtown Denver is a hassle-free experience, with the option of the efficient light rail system or a quick 15-minute drive by car.

 

Platt Park effortlessly embodies the fusion of urban living with small-town charm, proving that residents can enjoy the best of both worlds. Creating a truly unique and inviting living experience, Platt Park emerges an idyllic neighborhood that truly deserves to be called home.

 

  • Explore new and exciting delicacies at: Tokyo Premium Bakery for milk break and other sweet Japanese treats or Stir Pan Creamery for rolled ice cream and the ability to build your own flavors
  • Shop local at: Melrose and Madison for distinct women’s clothing, The Ruffly Rose for gorgeous flower arrangements or Campus Cycles for a new two-wheel ride
  • Pick up local fruits and veggies at: South Pearl Farmers Market, the City’s first and most popular seasonal farmers market
  • Spend a Sunday afternoon: playing basketball at Platt Park, biking around Wash Park or hitting backhanders at nearby Overland Golf Course
  • Check out some “old school” Denver spots like: the Colorado Potters Guild, Denver Folkore Center, Decker Library or the Fleming Mansion
  • Enjoy a girl’s night out: sampling fresh nigiri and sashimi at the iconic Sushi Den and one-of-a kind libations at Hazel, a neighborhood cocktail bar featuring local artists and DIY art kits that will satisfy your creative spirit

 

 

Overview for Platt Park, CO

6,613 people live in Platt Park, where the median age is 39 and the average individual income is $74,211. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,613

Total Population

39 years

Median Age

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

$74,211

Average individual Income

Around Platt Park, CO

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

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Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
87
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
53
Good Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Neveria Bule Bule, Blend Beer Wine and Spirits, and Zone Denver.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.41 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.84 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 4.77 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.73 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.34 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.24 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Platt Park, CO

Platt Park has 2,968 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Platt Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,613 people call Platt Park home. The population density is 8,152.784 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,613

Total Population

High

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

39

Median Age

48.33 / 51.67%

Men vs Women

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2,968

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$74,211

Average individual Income

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Schools in Platt Park, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Platt 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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Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
McKinley-Thatcher Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5

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