Urban Denver Living

July 16, 2012

Innovative Gardens of Denver

Colorado gardens come in all sizes and shapes.  Homeowners from suburbia to the urban neighborhoods of Denver are finding creative ways to cultivate the art of gardening.  No longer are gardens limited to a slice of dirt in the backyard.  Gardeners are using pots, wheelbarrows, railroad ties, stair trusses, you ...

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Dec. 11, 2008

Median Price Charts for Denver, Englewood and Littleton Real Estate

Latest statistical news from Altos Research indicates a very positive trend in the Median Price for Denver, Englewood and Littleton!. The chart below indicates an upward trend since about April 2008 (didn't I report that here and here?). Well it is so folks, perhaps Denver metro will lead the ...

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May 4, 2008

Light Rail services universities in Denver metro

College students and parents are always pleased to learn Denver has a great public transportation system.  RTDRTD Light Rail - Littleton Colorado Light Rail has stations at the University of Denver, Arapahoe  Community College and the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver.

Typically universities and colleges whether they be live-in campuses or commuter have issues with ...

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April 9, 2008

Street View

Technology continues to deliver new and better ways to assist in the sale and purchase of real estate. The latest WOW tool is being delivered via Trulia and Google, called Street View.  Lucky for us Denver is one of the top 20 communities to have the service.

Naturally, I had ...

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March 15, 2008

City Park Golf Course

Denver’s City Park Golf CourseThe middle of March seems like a funny time to be talking about golf courses. Actually this time of year Colorado golfers are watching the weather report and ready to jump on the course at the hint of a sunny day.

In fact two weeks ago, we had such a ...

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Dec. 31, 2007

Classic Homes of Denver

Driving around the neighborhoods of Denver, its hard not to admire the lovely classic homes. Denver has many landmarked districts where the neighborhood relishes restoration instead of replacement.

Today on a chilly, winter morning we leisurely drove up and down Denver city streets enjoying a "bus man's holiday." Yes ...

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Dec. 16, 2007

Stapleton Delivers Diverse Homes and Fun

Many people remember Stapleton as the site of Denver's airport. Today the area has been transformed into a vibrant community of a diverse selection of homes. Built as a "green" community, Stapleton has homes in most every price range.

The area was carefully planned with parks, a town center ...

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Dec. 13, 2007

Urban Wildlife in Denver

While driving around in Belcaro this afternoon, I noticed a lovely fox just sitting in someone's front yard. As I scrambled to grab my camera, she was frightened away by an oncoming pick up truck. I was able to shoot her, but as she ran away. Darn!

Fox in Denver

One doesn ...

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Dec. 8, 2007

Commuting Smarts

Commuting is tough and getting tougher with the holiday traffic. So many Douglas CountyLincoln Station at night residents are opting to take the RTD Light Rail to work. It's clean, fast and smart.

Today I was chatting with a guy who told me he took a book to read each day. He ...

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Dec. 3, 2007

The stairway to nowhere

Stairway to nowhereDenver lofts come in a variety of flavors. We have the "soft" lofts that are built as brand new construction. We also have the "hard" lofts of unique design that now are homes after living a life of service as something else.

These unique lofts often have charming nooks and ...

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