Platt Park Homes for Sale
Platt Park Homes
Colonel James H. Platt, civil war veteran and noted statesman from Virginia, was a vocal advocate for Colorado’s statehood in 1875.
The vibrant and historic community given his name is located in South Denver, between Downing Street and South Broadway, and from Mississippi to Evans Avenue. Platt park real estate is best known as a quiet unassuming community, southwest of the University of Denver's campus, and home to Old South Pearl Street shopping district and its unique, eclectic shopping venues. Residents here enjoy a variety of transportation options including convenient access to I-25, Broadway, Downing St., and Santa Fe Drive.
Platt Park real estate is a storied collection of architectural types, from the sturdy brick bungalow, to the turn-of the-century Victorian, and most everything in between, all set in the rich history of a community with historical significance. Homebuyers will find Platt Park real estate particularly attractive with its quaint shops, classic open green spaces, and quiet streets. This area is also experiencing its share of remodeling and new construction, expanding the choices for real estate in the Platt Park district. This solid middle-class neighborhood features affordable homes, good schools and above-average access to transportation.
The southern terminals of the new RTD light-rail line, scheduled for completion in 2013, rests on Platt Park real estate. As well, there is an appealing range of dining and entertainment options, including the Vogue Theatre, the Pearl Street Grille and Sushi Den lined up along South Pearl, and Herman's Hideaway, Pasquini's Pizzeria and Antique Row clustered along South Broadway. Old South Pearl Street Business District in the heart of Platt Park - brightly lit at night by black street lamps reminiscent of the old-fashioned gas lamps - is the neighborhood’s calling card. The Platt Park People's Association, a city of Denver Registered Neighborhood Organization, serves nearly 3,000 homes and many of the businesses in the neighborhood. Platt Park real estate is one of the most popular communities in Central Denver.