About Union Station / Lower Downtown, Denver, CO
Located in historic Lower Downtown (LoDo) and built more than 150 years ago, the Union Station helped put Denver on the map. It brought booming opportunity for the city during the glory day’s of train travel in the 1920s, but following airline and automobile travel’s increasing popularity, the old train station was on the verge of being torn down. However, the past few years have brought a revitalization to the Union Station neighborhood. Unveiled in July 2014, the area is now a vibrant gathering place bursting with history as well as promise. Union Station real estate is surrounded by restaurants, galleries, shops, bars, brewpubs, and coffee houses. This neighborhood is also the Denver’s transportation hub, offering access to RTD’s front-range bus route, the free Downtown Denver Circulator, the free 16th Street Mall shuttle, the FasTracks light rail line, and Amtrak trains. There are so many reason to call this bustling neighborhood home!
More Details on Union Station Real Estate
Property choices in Union Station mainly consist of condos and luxury penthouses. There are a number of new condominium projects underway as the demand for real estate in this booming neighborhood grows. One such project is The Coloradan. This 342-unit development will include about 19,000 square feet of ground floor retail and a 452-space parking garage. Amenities will include residents’ lobby, a rooftop pool deck and club room, fitness room, and a residents’ garden. Union Station condos for sale aim to be the epitome of urban luxury!
There is so much to see and do in Union Station. At the center of the neighborhood is the Great Hall—a sweeping room full of sophistication and nostalgia. It features sparkling chandeliers, ornate white molding, 65-foot ceilings, and immense, arched windows. The Great Hall is especially popular for the Terminal Bar. This incredibly restored old ticket station is now dedicated to dispensing distilled-in-Colorado spirits along with offering 30 rotating regional draft beers.
The shopping and dining possibilities are numerous in and around Union Station! There are unique boutiques and shops to choose from including Bloom, Tattered Cover Bookstore, and 5 Green Boxes. Some of the superb restaurants to enjoy near Union Station real estate include The Kitchen Next Door, ACME Delicatessen, Pigtrain Coffee Co., Stoic & Genuine, and Milkbox Ice Creamery among others. Also nearby is Denver Pavilions, which offers a great assortment of shops, restaurants, and bars, plus, a movie theater. There’s also the wonderful Union Station Farmers’ Market for fresh local fare, ranging from fruits and veggies to bread and cheese.
Union Station is also known for the beautiful Crawford Hotel. This upscale, 112-room hotel is rich in amenities including a spa, 24-hour fitness center, and event space. Plus, it houses some of Union Station’s best restaurants and bars.
The revitalization of this Lower Downtown Denver neighborhood has managed to capture the ideal blend of historic preservation with modern progression. It’s no wonder Union Station real estate is in such high demand!
To begin your search for available Union Station condos for sale, please contact area expert and real estate professional Gary Parkhurst today!