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3 Denver Neighborhoods to Walk

3 Denver Neighborhoods to Walk, Denver, Colorado (B)

Mid-century residential architecture, with its angular roof lines, spontaneous circles, and slanted fences, captured the imagination of several neighborhood developers in Denver. They couldn’t put homes up fast enough as the post-WWII housing crunch in Denver demanded dense suburbs for relocating soldiers-turned-families.

Fortunately, many of these neighborhoods remain intact, and they provide great eye candy for super walks. Here, I list three neighborhoods stuffed with mid-century architecture and fantastic ~3-mile loops to walk within them. Take your own walking tour of mid-century homes.

There are two mid-century neighborhoods in Virginia Village; they were built at a time when watermelon and asparagus fields gave way to affordable homes of the future. Before the growth spurt, the area was known as Sullivan. This area, a toll-call away from Denver, grew quickly, and soon the Denver Gardens and Cherry Creek Gardens subdivisions sported their futuristic “atomic” models. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 3 Denver Neighborhoods to Walk
Guide Location: USA » Denver
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Chris Englert
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.denverbyfoot.com/three-denver-neighborhoods-to-walk-with-great-mid-century-architecture/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Virginia Village
  • Harvey Park
  • Harvey Park South
  • University Hills
  • Wellshire