The South Platte River Denver Neighborhoods in Southwest Denver
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There are 3 Denver neighborhoods that compose the South Platte River Denver Neighborhoods, that are a great opportunity to live close to downtown Denver with nearby parks & trails. The South Platte River Denver Neighborhoods were mainly developed in the early 1950’s for blue collar workers of Denver’s industrial base. The neighborhood recognized as Ruby Hill was referred to as the Gates Neighborhood, after the Gates Rubber Factory. The neighborhoods were developed with a conforming look, which makes them feel clean and well maintained. There are few places that provide options as affordable as the South Platte River Denver Neighborhoods in such close proximity to downtown Denver. These early suburbs are now urban treasures, with convenient access to the larger metro Denver area. There are valuable veins of parks and trails throughout the area. And some of the best Mexican and Vietnamese restaurants call this area of Denver home.
The Athmar Park Denver neighborhood is the northern most neighborhood of the South Platte River Denver Neighborhoods. The Athmar Park Denver Neighborhood is bordered by W Alameda Ave on the north, S Federal Blvd on the west, S Lipan St on the east, and W Mississippi Ave on the south. The Athmar Park neighborhood is rumored to have been named after a combination of the first names of the wives of 2 different developers. The Athmar Park Denver neighborhood contains a beautiful park, Huston Lake Park, in the center of the neighborhood. Huston Lake Park is virtually unknown to the rest of Denver. It is a beautiful, unbroken trail around the lake with pristine mountain views. Weekends are full of barbeques and volleyball, with a very festive and family friendly environment at Huston Lake Park. On the south side of the neighborhood is Athmar Library. On the north side of the Athmar Park neighborhood there are some sought after Victorian and Tudor houses and other desirable architecture. And see the official neighborhood website at AthmarPark.com
The Ruby Hill Denver neighborhood is south of the Athmar Park Denver neighborhood. It is bordered by W Mississippi Ave on the north, S Federal Blvd on the west, S Platte River Dr on the east, and W Evans Ave on the south. Formally referred to as the Gates neighborhood, this neighborhood is named after the park by the same name. Ruby Hill Park gets it’s name from it’s ruby red soil. Ruby Hill is the second highest point in Denver county and was an early lookout point for Native Americans. Ruby Hill Park contains some of the best 360 degree views of the metro Denver area. The 100th Urban Garden is on top of Ruby Hill Park. There is a master plan to transform Ruby Hill Park into one of the premier parks in the city. And the Levitt Foundation has plans for an amphitheater in the bowl that will include 50 free, family friendly concerts every year. Ruby Hill Park is also one the most frequented sledding hills in Denver. Winter Park Resorts makes snow at the park in the winter and offer free snowboard and ski rentals for kids to learn on their terrain park. The Sanderson Gulch Trail runs through the neighborhood, providing one of the best access points to the South Platte River trail in the city. Also included in the confines of the Ruby Hill neighborhood is the Athmar Rec Center.
The Overland Park Denver neighborhood is a choice pocket on the east side of the South Platte River. The number of parks per acre must be one of the highest in the city. The neighborhood contains the oldest golf course in Denver, Overland Golf Course. Aqua Golf and Overland Pond Park are to the north of the Golf Course .There are 2 other parks within the neighborhood boundaries: Paquini’s Landing & Grant Frontier Park. Additionally. The entire neighborhood is under 1 mile from the Evans lightrail station. Combined with South Platte River Trail access and lightrail access, this neighborhood is very friendly to fans of alternative transportation. And the recent transformation of South Broadway provides more walk-ability, entertainment, and quality of life improvements to this area.
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