Upper Larimer | Rino
Upper Larimer offers an urban-chic atmosphere found only in the older, industrial sections of downtown Denver. A smaller neighborhood bordering the Ballpark area, Upper Larimer is ideal for the buyer who appreciates historical preservation and enjoys the finer points of luxurious modern living. Many of the original warehouses and factories in Upper Larimer have been converted to beautiful lofts; spacious floor plans and lavish amenities are housed within the original brick facade, blending past and present in a way that is both appealing and functional. Entertainment is easy to find in Upper Larimer. In addition to local bars, restaurants, and shops, the neighborhood is within minutes of eclectic Lodo, sporty Ballpark, and the bustling downtown center. Upper Larimer is growing quickly, and would be a great place to call home.
The Upper Larimer Neighborhood Association lays out the area’s boundaries as follows: The Coor’s Field parking lot forms its northern boundary and the alley between Lawrence and Larimer Streets is its southern line. Downing St. and Park Ave. border the neighborhood to its east and west, respectively.
Entertainment and Shopping
As Upper Larimer grows, opportunities for entertainment within the neighborhood have developed quickly. The old Walnut Foundry is now an event center, hosting receptions, concerts, and other gatherings. Several local bars offer live music, ensuring that a fun weekend evening is within easy walking distance. Coffeehouses and boutiques border woodworking and electrical shops, highlighting Upper Larimer’s industrial feel and upscale residential atmosphere. Art galleries and antique shops mix the old and the new, providing opportunities for great browsing and shopping. Local musicians can rehearse twenty-four hours a day at the sound studio, which offers a safe and soundproof venue for bands of any size. Lodo’s diverse selection of breweries, cafes, shops, and galleries are only minutes away. Coor’s Field, home of the Colorado Rockies, borders Upper Larimer, and the other downtown Denver attractions are nearby as well. With its local attractions and proximity to other fun neighborhoods, people are definitely taking notice of this exciting and lively neighborhood.
Loft Living in Upper Larimer
The many converted buildings in Upper Larimer make this neighborhood ideal for those in search of an authentic loft living experience. Developers have created beautiful homes out of several former warehouses and even an old bag factory. New construction is interspersed nicely with the old, and promises a wide array of housing possibilities. Some of the buildings have courtyards, decks, and porches, and most offer airy spaces with all the modern conveniences. With its varied and stunning real estate, Upper Larimer holds much in store for the motivated home buyer.
If you’d like more information about this industrial-chic neighborhood, please don’t hesitate to contact Vali Wimberly of the Berkshire Group. Vali specializes in Denver’s downtown neighborhoods and is sure to be a valuable resource in your search. Phone her at 720-273-1969, or e-mail: Vali Wimberly, Realtor®