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Retail, Recreation, and More for Young Professionals Looking to Buy in Lowry


December 18, 2015

Few neighborhoods in Denver offer the proximity to downtown along with relatively affordable rent and home prices than the Lowry neighborhood, a former U.S. Air Force base turned modern residential community and success story. Shopping, dining, entertainment, culture, and an extensive park system provide a work/life balance that’s particularly attractive to young professionals looking to purchase Lowry real estate. Learn all about what Lowry has to offer by visiting their neighborhood directory. Or check out a sampling below as you consider your next home purchase:

Retail & Dining
Bars, restaurants, and shops are aplenty in the Lowry neighborhood, and many can be found in the Lowry Town Center. Centrally located, the Town Center is a charming, bustling area filled with clothing boutiques, gift shops, restaurants, coffee places, a grocery store, and other local businesses and services. It’s a great place to stroll and shop, or take a break on a beautiful day to sit outside with a beverage or a snack. Parking is convenient, both on the street and in a large public lot. And plenty of other dining and drinking establishments can be found outside the Town Center as well.

Recreation
There are over 15 parks and public spaces sprinkled throughout Lowry, where you can walk, jog, bike, hang out and read, play Frisbee with your friends, or even bring your dog. Lowry also offers a golf course, an ice arena where you can play hockey or learn to skate, and a sports complex with fields, tennis courts, and picnic spots. If working out in a gym is more your speed, Lowry offers five different fitness and yoga centers where you can work up a good sweat. And the nearby Montclair Recreation Center offers sports, fitness, swimming, and other activities.

Culture & Entertainment
Lowry is home to the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum. Located on East Academy Boulevard, the museum showcases aircraft, space, and rocketry exhibits, and undertakes many restoration projects to repair and accurately represent their many artifacts. For stage buffs, the John Hand Theatre, located in the Colorado Free University building, puts on live shows from two local theatre groups. There are also many pieces of public art that can be found in Lowry, including sculptures, murals, and a working sundial.

Housing
Boulevard One Lowry was once the tail end of the Air Force base’s Runway One, but now it’s Lowry’s premier housing development, combining single-family detached homes with row homes and apartments. Following their motto “Right-sized living,” Boulevard One seeks to give residents smarter—not necessarily bigger—living options. And with its access to multiple mass-transit routes, commuting from Boulevard One to work or elsewhere in Denver is made easier. Lofts are also popular in Lowry, and many are built in former plants or warehouses that were used in and around the Air Force base.
If buying a home in Lowry is on your agenda, look to the local experts at Elevation Realty. We’ll find a home that suits your lifestyle. Contact us today.
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