City Park


City Park is bordered by 23rd Avenue to the North, Colfax Avenue  to the South, Colorado Boulevard to the East, and York Street to the  West. 

Denver’s City Park neighborhood includes its namesake park, the  Denver Zoo, and the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.  City Park  attracts tourists and locals alike with these key attributes, in  addition to an 18-hole championship golf course, three lakes, and a wide  variety of events at the City Park Pavilion, including the City Park  Jazz concerts.

There are a variety of urban developments in City Park, which also  includes City Park West located just west of the park and known to many  as “Uptown.”  Other attractions include the East High School Esplanade  and the historic site of the Shakespeare Elm which was grown from a  scion taken from a tree taken at Shakespeare’s grave at  Stratford-on-Avon in England.  There is also a boat house that can be  rented for special events.

City Park contains several historic brick residential buildings,  including many Denver Square homes and several historic commercial  structures along Colfax Avenue.  City Park has become a popular area  with many hip restaurants, stores, and a variety of businesses.  The  area has also seen new residential and commercial developments,  including the former site of Mercy Hospital.