The Cheesman Park neighborhood is one of the oldest in Denver, with city plats dating to as far back as 1868 and was annexed by the City of Denver in 1883. Development was slow at first. By 1915, with the completion of the park, the neighborhood was mostly developed with large mansions for some of the city’s wealthiest people. Since the 1930s however, the area has become denser with a plethora of apartment buildings. The neighborhood of Cheesman Park is bordered north-south by Colfax and 8th Ave
The neighborhood has a population density of more than 12,000 people per square mile. It exceeds Denver’s average density of 3,600 people per square mile. The many high-rise and mid-rise apartments and condominiums surrounding the park. However, the neighborhood contains not only modern, dense residential units; it also includes three of Denver’s historic districts: Wyman’s, Morgan’s Addition, and Humboldt Island. These areas now preserve homes of a wide variety of architectural styles. Houses from the late 19th century through the early 20th century.
Cheesman Park has a reasonably urban character with its density and closeness to the central part of the city. It contains several areas of commercial activity mainly north of park between 13th and Colfax avenues. It is also home to the 23-acre (93,000 m2) Denver Botanical Gardens. The Denver Botanic Garden’s Japanese Garden located in Cheesman Park.
Schools near Cheesman Park
If you have children and you’re looking to move your family to Cheesman Park, you may want to consider some of these schools your children can enroll in the area. A few schools you can find are Stapleton Highschool, Byers Middle School and Polaris at Ebert Elementary School. You can switch schools if you want by enrolling in the SchoolChoice program.
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