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Overview of Northeast Denver

Rent an apartment in the Northeast neighborhood of Denver, CO, and you have a variety of individual communities to choose from. The area offers a terrific mix of tree-lined residential streets with convenient commercial and business development. Not far from downtown Denver, Northeast Denver is an easy commute to the city’s hub. Other popular nearby neighborhoods include: Northwest and Five Points.

Living in Northeast Denver

Northeast Denver encompasses many individual neighborhoods in the area north and east of Denver’s downtown. Among the more well known are Cherry Creek, Green Valley Ranch and Northeast Park Hill. Cherry Creek boasts some of the city’s best shopping. First there’s the enclosed Cherry Creek Shopping Center, an upscale mall with more than 160 retailers and restaurants. Among the top stores are Neiman Marcus, Macy’s and Nordstrom. The other shopping and dining district, Cherry Creek North, is a 16-block area with more than 320 upscale restaurants, galleries, boutiques, spas and more.

A major outdoor attraction in this area is the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. Once the site for war time chemical weapons manufacturing, today this 15,000 acre prairie is now a wildlife sanctuary. Many tout it as an example of conservation success, and today it is one of the largest urban refuges in the country. There are miles of trails, wildlife viewing, fishing, and public tours of this refuge for more than 300 animal species.

Another local favorite is Hammond’s Candies Factory Tour. Founded in 1920, this Northeast Denver based candy company is famous for its many sweets and other confections, including hand-made and nostalgic candies. The free factory tours are popular with locals and tourists alike. You can even have a birthday party in the candy factory!

Northeast Denver Rental Market

The Northeast rental market is pretty favorable to renters, with a below average cost of living. This translates into some below average rental expenses. You can find nice studio apartments for under $600 in this community. One-bedroom apartments range from $650 to $850, with two-bedrooms going for $865 to just over $1,000 monthly. The rental market includes a selection of apartment types, most offering many amenities. Low-rise, garden-style residences are most common, but some mid-rise more luxurious dwellings are available as well.

Northeast Denver Resources

Northeast Denver is part of the city of Denver, CO, which is governed by a 13-member City Council, a non-partisan elected mayor and an auditor. Eleven council members are elected to represent city districts and two are elected at-large. Northeast is part of City Council District 8. A portion of Northeast Denver also is in an unincorporated area of Arapahoe County, and a portion is in the suburban city of Aurora. Northeast is served by the Denver Public Library and it’s Valdez-Perry Branch and Pauline Robinson Branch

Northeast Denver Zip Codes

The zip codes serving Denver’s Northeast neighborhood are 80011, 80205, 80207, 80216, 80220, 80239 and 80249.