Living Urban in Denver: Real Estate Blog

Just south of Platt Park lies the Harvard Gulch neighborhood. Often overlooked due to its proximity to Washington Park and Platt Park, most people are pleasantly surprised with all this little neighborhood has to offer.

The epicenter of the area is Harvard Gulch Park, which spans multiple blocks, from Iliff to Harvard Ave., and S. Sherman Street to S. Ogden St., with S. Logan St. running through the middle of it. The park is great for running and volleyball, but also features Harvard Gulch Recreation Center, a great outdoor pool and a 9-hole Par 3 golf course.

Homes in this neighborhood are surprisingly affordable compared to nearby areas. For example, this 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom bungalow with a total of 1,581 square feet is listed for $263,900.

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Coming Soon! 5 beds/4 baths, 2,927 sq. feet with walk-out basement, modern finishes throughout, including updated kitchen, hard wood floors, 5-piece master suite. Genesee Village HOA includes pool, fitness center, tennis courts. 20 minutes to Denver. Coming to the market early next week.

Sara Wilhelm

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If you subscribe to 5280 Magazine, then you know the list of places to dine in Denver is endless. I get anxiety just thinking about all of the new restaurants out there I've yet to try. Recently, a friend told me about Sassafras in Northwest Denver, and I can't stop coming back, so thought it was time to share this jewel with everyone else.

I'm shocked every time I visit this adorable restaurant in the Jefferson Park neighborhood. Why? There's no wait! I stopped going to Snooze on the weekends long ago for this very reason. I'm hesitant to let others know about Sassafras because I'm afraid the days of no waiting will soon be over, but it's too good to keep a secret. The restaurant is in an old Victorian house and when you walk in you feel like you're at

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As the weather gets cooler and the leaves start falling from the trees, most people are not thinking "green" like they do when Spring comes around. Yet, this time of year is really one of the most important times of year to take a look at your home when it comes to green energy saving.

Here are a few easy things you can do to be more green going into the fall and winter seasons:

1. Program your thermostat - Most thermostats are programmable, but few people take advantage of this easy practice. Turn the heat down while you are away at work or play during the middle of the day, through the night and when you go on vacation. An empty house doesn't need to stay at the same temperature as when you and your family are in your home.

2. Make sure your duct

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