Denver’s Wash Park Neighborhood is teeming with rich Denver History. Ask any homeowner in this Historic Denver Neighborhood about why they bought here, and you will get a variety of interesting and enticing reasons.
Washington Park itself is the prime attraction in the neighborhood bearing its name. A gorgeous park that boasts 2 lakes, beautiful walking and running as well as biking paths, and let’s not forget the 1913 boathouse. There is a kiddie pond for catch and release fishing, and many other social events are held at this wonderful park. The tennis courts and rec center are a wonderful addition to anyone desiring to get fit. On any given day one can walk through the park and see volleyball leagues, frisbee football leagues and croquet teams…all joining together to make this park the perfect facility for a great “people watching” experience. The park was first developed by Architect Reinhard Scheutze in 1899. Its design was influenced by city planner Kessler, the Olmsted Brothers and the famous philanthropist “The Unsinkable” Molly Brown.
The homes around this neighborhood are a wonderfully eclectic mix of both modern and historical architecture. Washington Park is located in south-central Denver. The park is long and rectangular and is bordered by Virginia Avenue on the north, Downing Street on the west, Louisiana Avenue on the south, and Franklin Street on the east. It is one mile long by a quarter mile wide, covering 165 acres, making it one of the largest parks in Denver.
Here is a wonderful link that shows upcoming events in this fascinating, Historic Denver neighborhood. Come check it out, and if you find a home you love, call me and I will make your dream of owning a piece of Denver’s history come true! ~Cheers!