Observatory Park offers the energy of a college town, the convenience of a central location, and the charm of a traditional neighborhood, hosting lovely historic homes and mature shade trees that line picturesque streets. Observatory Park hosts an array of attractions including DU’s Ritchie Center, Magness Arena, Coors Fitness Center, Gates Field House and Hamilton Gymnasium. The newly streamlined I-25 corridor and Light Rail whisks commuters to various Denver areas including Downtown, the Central Platte Valley, Denver Tech Center and Park Meadows Mall. The quaint nearby shopping districts at Old South Gaylord and South Pearl Street offer bookshops, galleries, boutiques and restaurants.

Perfect For: Families looking for a melding of modern amenities with traditional styles

Space Cadet: The Chamberlain Observatory is a coveted resource for astronomy buffs and a marvel for young children

Family-Friendly Outing: Nationally-ranked DU Pioneers play throughout the fall and winter at reasonable ticket prices

Accessibility: The DU Light Rail station offers quick access to downtown, DTC and beyond