Congress Park / City Park

This part of town features some of Denver’s most popular tourist hotspots.

Welcome to Congress Park/City Park

Bustling urban hotspot that is home to Denver’s top attractions


For those who enjoy being in the center of it all, the Congress Park/City Park area is an ideal locale. Situated minutes outside of Downtown Denver, this part of town features some of Denver’s most popular tourist hotspots—including the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and the Denver Zoo.

Residents of Congress Park/City Park enjoy the walkability of the area, being close to top restaurants and local shopping, and living minutes away from downtown. They also love being in a neighborhood that is home to the most green space in all of Denver. Whether you enjoy biking, sightseeing, or simply walking, you can do so with ease as a resident of Congress Park/City Park.

Many of the homes in Congress Park/City Park were built before the 1930s. In fact, you can even find fully restored homes dating back to the late 1800s. Individuals who are in search of a home that has 100+ years of history can do so here. There are also many high-rise condos that offer top-tier amenities to residents. When buying in the area, you can expect to spend between $500K-$700K.


What to Love

  • Close to Denver’s top hotspots—including the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and the Denver Zoo
  • Abundant green space
  • Historic homes and luxurious condos

  • Denver Botanical Gardens

People & Lifestyle

Taking a stroll around Congress Park/City Park, you’ll get a firsthand look at the area’s historic buildings. With homes and commercial properties dating all the way back to the 1800s, you’ll get a glimpse into Denver’s past. Residents have a strong appreciation of the history and architecture of these structures and go to great lengths to preserve them for generations to come.

In addition to taking pride in the area’s history, locals love the many amenities and things to do around Congress Park/City Park. A bustling urban environment, there is always something new to experience and enjoy.


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Another major perk of living in the city is the endless dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Walk down any of the area’s major roads, and you’ll run into some of Denver’s best establishments.

Along E Colfax Ave, you will encounter top spots for shopping. Need to pick up groceries? Sprouts Farmers Market is within minutes of anywhere in Congress Park/City Park. Ready for some live music? Take in shows from local and national performers at the Bluebird Theater. Love all things indie? Then be sure to plan stops at both the Tattered Cover Book Store and Twist & Shout Records.

No matter what kind of cuisine you crave, you are almost guaranteed to find it in either Congress Park or City Park. Favorite restaurants among area residents include The Ethiopian Restaurant, Trattoria Stella, Tommy’s Thai, Blue Pan Pizza, and the Denver Biscuit Company.


Things to Do

As stated, Congress Park/City Park is full of the Denver area’s top things to do. When you are a local, it is almost impossible to feel bored in your free time.

In City Park, you’ll find an abundant amount of green space. Within this green space, you’ll find Ferril Lake, the City Park Pavilion, City Park Tennis Courts, Thatcher Fountain, and the City Park Golf Course. You can also check out the wildlife found at Tropical Discovery, Monkey Island, and the Denver Zoo. If that wasn’t enough as it is, you can also explore the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

When in Congress Park, you’ll also find many things to do and see. Practice your favorite sport at Congress Park (where you can enjoy their soccer field, baseball field, tennis courts, and swimming pool) and the Denver Botanic Gardens.



Congress Park/City Park is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

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