Alamo Placita

The Alamo Placita/Arlington Park neighborhood is appealing for its central location, small but charming single-family homes and beloved Alamo Placita Park.

Named to the National Register of Historic Places and designated as an official Denver Landmark, Alamo Placita Park was voted Denver’s Best Park in 1993.

Development of Arlington Park originally began in 1891 but, with the Silver Crash of 1893, residential construction did not begin in earnest until the late 1890s and early 1900s. Victorians and bungalows make up just some of the architectural styles that are being lovingly restored and maintained. With its appealing character, its enviable location near restaurants and shops along 6th Avenue and its easy access to downtown, the Arlington Park / Alamo Placita neighborhood is hard to beat.

With easy walking access to Denver’s Downtown as well as the popular 6th Avenue hotspots, the Alamo Placita and Arlington Park neighborhoods offer both a residential and urban atmosphere in one coveted locale.

Location:

  • Speer to 7th Avenue, Pennsylvania to Downing. Alamo Placita is between 6th Avenue, Downing, Broadway and the town-crossing diagonal avenue, Speer

Eateries:

  • Little India: Voted the “Best Indian Restaurant” in Denver by local critics, Little India serves authentic Northern Indian cuisine in a casual dining atmosphere. A stellar lunch buffet and an extensive menus offer diners a chance to taste a variety of delights.
  • Lime: Offering fresh Mexican food with an international twist, the “Might Margaritas” and mojitos mix ideally with their delicious and healthy tacos, and the key lime pie adds a tangy finish to the meal.
  • Govnr’s Park: Serving both classic pub fare and libations, this neighborhood tavern also served as a leader in Colorado history. Since 1976, Govnr’s Park has hosted two Governors acceptance speeches, as well as helped start the Governor’s Cup Run.

Things to do:

  • Tour the parks on either side of Speer Boulevard and Cherry Creek. Renowned for their history and landscaping, the parks feature flower gardens, meadows, and grassy hillsides for enjoyment.
  • View an independent film at Denver’s historic Esquire Theatre.
  • Take a jog or ride a bike along one of the creek side paths at Cherry Creek.

Schools:

  • Moore Elementary (846 Corona Street) (K-5)
  • Morey Middle School (840 E 14th Street) (6-8)
  • East High School (1545 Detroit Street) (9-12)

Transportation:

  • RTD route 10 and RTD route 12 run East-West through or nearby the neighborhood. 0

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