Athmar Park is a residential neighborhood located in southwest Denver, Colorado. It consists mostly of bungalow-style homes and all-brick ranches built in the 1940’s and 1950’s. Alameda Avenue borders the neighborhood on the north, Mississippi Avenue on the south, Federal Boulevard on the west and the South Platte River on the east. The median property price in Athmar Park is $306,000 and a price per square foot of $310.
The City of Denver annexed the eastern portion of the neighborhood in 1902. Other areas of the community were initially farmland or part of Arapahoe County. Jefferson County extended into West Alameda Avenue in 1935. In 1943, the City of Denver annexed the Mountain View Park subdivision which is west of South Zuni Street.
On June 16, 1965, the South Platte River flooded parts of Southwest Denver, including residential, industrial and commercial sections of Athmar Park. At the time the flood was called the “Worst Natural Disaster in Denver’s History.” The neighborhood got its namesake from the land in the middle which was state school property. Two brothers purchased the land at auction in 1946. Lastly, they renamed the subdivision they bought Athmar Park.
Athmar Park Community Amenities
Athmar Park has some of the best Asian and Mexican Restaurants in Denver. There are three parks you can visit near the neighborhood. Huston Lake Park located in the center of the Athmar Park neighborhood between the streets of South Clay and South Vallejo, and the avenues of West Ohio and West Kentucky. Clifford Aspgren Park located at the eastern edge of the residential areas of Athmar Park. Vanderbilt Lake Park contains both Habitat Park and Boy Scout Park and is part of the larger South Platte River Greenway. Denver has a uniquely fantastic climate with more than 300 days a year of sunny weather. It allows you to enjoy several outdoor activities like Hiking, Biking, Picnicking, and others.
Athmar Park Schools
If you’re moving to the neighborhood, you have many educational options in the area. The education in Denver residents is 44.3% having a Bachelor’s Degree or higher and 91.3% finishing High School. Colorado has the SchoolChoice program which allows students to transfer from one school to another. There are several schools you can consider in the area including Goldrick Elementary School, Munroe Elementary School, Abraham Lincoln High School, Grant Beacon Middle School and West Leadership Academy.
Selling your Athmar Park home
Homes for sale in Park Denver CO Neighborhood. If you live in Athmar Park and want to sell your property, then we are here to help. What you do need to know is that people will most likely search for your property online. So, you can ditch the Open House events or the For Sale signs. What you want to do is to make sure that you list your property online right now.
Around 92% of all home buyers tend to go online to find their next property. You especially need to embark that train and start focusing on selling your home a lot faster. Our team has already worked with many Athmar Park home buyers and sellers, and we have plenty of experience in this region!
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Listing information last updated on February 25th, 2020 at 2:15am MST.