Washington Park is a beautiful neighborhood in a central location that calls to young, active families. With one of the lowest crime rates in the Denver metropolitan area and highly regarded schools such as Steele Elementary, this is a great neighborhood for everyone.
6th lowest crime rate in Denver
Total Population: 7,400
Median Age: 36
Total Households: 5,175
2018 Avg. Sale Price: $867,179
High School: South High School
Elementary School: Steele Elementary School
Middle School: Merrill Middle School
Private School: St John’s Lutheran School
Summer and Fall Events:
Summer Music Festivals that take place on the second Saturdays of June and August
Blues and Brews and HarvestFest in August, Oktoberfest in late September
South Gaylord Street Days Block Party: A block festival with live music, arts and family friendly attractions
South Pearl Street Farmers’ Market every Sunday morning between June-October
The Mayan Theatre: Go see a movie and step back in time at this movie theater that opened in 1930 and is one of the three remaining theaters designed in the Deco Mayan Revival Style in the country.
The Denver Folklore Center: One of the oldest and most distinguished music stores that sells and repairs common and unusual stringed instruments such as Guitars and Dulcimers
Corky’s Antiques: Find an antique or collectable treasure at Corky’s right on Antique Row or just walk in to see an assortment of furniture made of Victorian, Oak, French, Walnut … you name it, Corky’s probably has it.
For the Fitness Guru:
Take a walk with your dog, a jog, or a bike ride around the 2.6 mile Wash park full of lush greenery and flowers
Enjoy a game of basketball or tennis on the courts or jump into a volleyball game during the summer months
Take advantage of one of the two lakes inside the park by renting a kayak, peddleboard, paddleboard, or canoe
For the Foodie:
Wash Park neighborhood has a plethora of options including F&B options along South Gaylor, South Pearl, and Broadway St
Favorites include: wood-fired pizza at Homegrown Tap & Dough, Fooducopia which offers locally sourced meals, the trifecta of Japanese cuisine, Izakaya Den, Sushi Den and Ototo, and delicious comfort food found at The Post Brewing Co which was featured on the Food Network’s show Diners, Drive-in’s and Dives.
For the shopaholic:
Enjoy the impressive number of boutiques that line South Gaylord, South Pearl and Broadway with some of the most popular being: Two Sole Sisters (shoes), Wish Boutique and W Boutique (Women’s clothing and accessories), Silk Road (Home Decor, Jewelry), and Birds & Belles Boutique (Vintage and Consignment)
Regardless of your favorite activities, Washington Park has something for everybody. This historic place is a must-see for everybody and a “must-live” for some.