Denver Neighborhood Diary: Entry Five

November 15th, 2018

Dear Denver Diary,

Welcome to RiNo, one of Denver’s most up and coming neighborhoods. The River North Arts District, abbreviated RiNo, is located north of Downtown Denver along the Platte River. Since 2007, RiNo has undergone a huge transformation. From a strictly industrial environment into a contemporary modern dwelling, Denver Natives have really got to witness the evolution of this neighborhood.

Art

RiNo is a heaven for art-enthusiasts. Local artists have been one of the biggest factors in the transformation of this neighborhood. As a catalyst for safety, cleanliness, creativity and conversation Denver’s Urban Art Festival, Crush Walls, commissioned the work in RiNo to bring the art out of the galleries and into the streets. The graffiti covered alleyways are one of the main attractions for tourists. There really is something interesting to see around every corner in RiNo; it’s the perfect place to show off Denver to friends and family at no cost. For a full directory of these murals, the artists, and their story check out https://www.rinoartdistrict.org/guide/rino-artists/murals

Real estate

The future is now when it comes to the modern real estate and architecture in RiNo. This neighborhood offers a compelling combination of industrial and luxury living. Aspiring residents can choose from an array of converted warehouses, updated lofts, and contemporary apartment complexes. The architectural design theme typically seems to  involve exposed bricks & pipes, concrete washed floors, rooftops, and bolder, more vibrant colors. In addition, RiNo also has some endearing pockets of super classic neighborhoods, featuring some smaller, updated bungalows with a charming quintessential feel. Don’t drive, WALK everywhere when you live in this neighborhood; the Highlands are a short walk and Downtown Denver is effortlessly accessible.

Food, Beverage, Entertainment

Food and drinks with a view sums up the norm dining experience in RiNo. Larimer Street is the main hub in this neighborhood. Indulge in some delicious sushi the moment you sit down at Sushirama as your options roll around the conveyor belt. This area is packed with breweries such as Our Mutual Friend, Ratio and Epic. And if you’re not into craft beer, an urban winery, Infinite Monkey Theorem, “operated by one mad scientist working out of a back alley in the RiNo Arts District.” Retreat to the Ironton Distillery for an urban oasis where you can get a taste of the Colorado Spirit distilled into one of their custom cocktails

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One Prosperous Rocktober

No better way to experience October than ROCKTOBER in the Mile High City. All thanks to SPECTACULAR CLIENTS & AMBITIOUS AGENTS the peak season has yet to come to an end for us! Stay tuned, because we are beyond confident we will keep this momentum going. With a grand total of 11 deals, that is a wrap for this month.

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Take a moment to scroll through our featured properties of the month.

 

2651 Perry Street, Denver, CO

Walk up to this home and fall in love. Walking distance from Sloan’s Lake and Highlands Square! When you walk in you are greeted by beautiful hardwood floors, lots of windows that allow light to shine in, and vaulted ceilings. The kitchen comes with ample storage & counter space and stainless steel appliances. The home has 3 large rooms and 2 bathrooms. The master bedroom has its own 3/4 bath. The home was recently remodeled and has been loved, pride of ownership shows throughout! The home has a wonderful patio for you to enjoy, a large fully fenced yard with a garden area, two-car garage and large storage shed. Easy access to Downtown Denver, I25 and I70.

 

2778 South Quitman Street, Denver, CO

This property has new concrete drive-way and porch! New exterior/interior paint! New landscaping through-out, new sprinkler system . Extended RV/Boat parking on side of house, No HOA! New electrical box, new A/C and furnace. Kitchen is upgraded with new granite counter-tops, tile flooring, new appliances, and new tile back splash. Hardwood flooring, 2 fireplaces, new carpet, new texture and new 6 panel doors! Lanolin flooring in basement laundry. 4th bedroom has new egress window! 5th bedroom is non-conforming

 

13210 Kearney Street, Thornton, CO

Location*Location*Location*Welcome Home to a True Gem in Riverdale Park*Perfection lives in this 2 Story Home with Granite Slab Counters*Newer Back Splash*Upgraded Maple Cabinets with Chestnut Finish*Master Ensuite with Upgraded Tile Floor and Dual Sinks*Plantation Shutters on Every Window*Upper Level Laundry with Cabinets* Large Secondary Bedrooms* Loft perfect for an Office or Recreation Room* Gas Fireplace*Fabulous Corner Lot with Oversized Patio and Wrap Around Yard*Custom Landscaping*Indoor and Outdoor Speakers and so much more*Even the Extra Wide Garage is Perfect with epoxy floor and Track Shelving Brackets Throughout*New Roof with Some New Windows being installed on 10/22/18*Close to Dog Park, Aquatic Center and Open Space Park*Easy Access to I-25*Light Rail in 2019*Close to Shopping(Brand New Outlet) and Dining*

 

1042 East 133rd Way, Thornton, CO

Hello my name is 1042 E 133rd Way and I live in Thornton* Let me tell you a little bit about myself*I am located on a Culdesac in a very desireable Community called Hunter’s Glen*I have a very Private yard with a Shed, Hot Tub and Patio* There is room for outdoor living, entertaining and gardening* I have 4 bedrooms upstairs and updated bathrooms as well*My main floor living has great flow for living and entertaining*When you come to see me you will enter into the main Hallway with the formal living and dining on oneside and our private office with built-ins and French Glass doors on the other*My Kitchen has lovely Granite, Kitchen Island, Lots of Windows and tons of Cabinets. My eat-in Kitchen space opens up onto the Covered Patio with Large Glass Doors bring the outside in*How about snuggling up in front of the Fireplace or watching TV in my Family Room?*If you want to take out me out dinner or to go shopping or to play Golf we are only minutes away*

 

1465 South Grape Street, Denver, CO

Beautiful Open and Bright Mid-Century Modern Ranch with Great Curb Appeal* Updated throughout is how you would describe this home to any interested Buyer*Kitchen includes Quartz Counter Tops, Tons of Cabinets and has Beautiful Appliances*Livng Room Opens to the Kitchen and has Vaulted Ceiling*Spacious Bedrooms with Lots of Light*Updated Baths and Newer Central Air Conditioning*New Furnace and Hot Water Heater*Beautifully landscaped Yard with Mature Trees, Fence and Wonderful Covered Patio with Fan*Attached One Car Garage*Close to Schools, Shopping, Parks (Cook, Ash Grove, City of Potenza) and Restaurants.Close to Cherry Creek for More Shopping and Dining* Two Blocks from the Mid-Mod Krisana Park Neighborhood*Easy access to I-25 and Light Rail* Walking Distance to the Glendale 180 Project*Roof, Water heater & Furnace all less than 2 yrs old*