Driving through Cole you can tell immediately that this is one of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods from the old & beautiful architecture that make up the area’s commercial & residential spaces. Bungalows & victorian homes populate the neighborhood & the neighborhood consists mainly of single family homes.
When you ask the locals what they love about this neighborhood you hear over & over again that they love the historical context & fabric of the neighborhood & the diversity of the neighbors; you can find families that have lived in the area for multiple generations, first time buyers & people who have relocated from big cities to Denver. There is an eclectic vibe that ecompasses the area & its people, which gives the neighborhood so much character.
Home buyers & developers are drawn to this area because of its affordability compared to the surrounding neighborhoods. It’s a ten minute walk to RiNo, the RTD-A line takes you straight to the airport & its easy access to I-70 to head to the mountains.
The Denver Rock Drill building on 38th & Blake is undergoing a major redevelopment and will turn into a hotel, office space & retail space which is an exciting development for the area. Two parks anchor the Cole neighborhood & are visited often by the locals, Russell Square & St. Charles Park. If you are looking for a city-close enclave, with historic homes & hidden local gems to eat, drink & frequent, this is the neighborhood for you.