Guide to Highlands

Denver's Highland neighborhood (not to be confused with Highlands Ranch) is a cove of cozy restaurants, novelty stores and martini bars just outside the bustle of Downtown Denver. Demarcated by W 38th Ave., Zuni St., W. 32nd Ave., and Federal Blvd, the neighborhood has always been known for its ethnic diversity since its founding in 1858. Home to Scottish, German, Italian and English immigrants during the 19th century and recently by its Spanish-speaking population. Remnants of Highland's motley history are apparent in the Scottish and Spanish street names, and historic landmarks like the mission-style St. Patrick's Cathedral. Highland's quaint architecture, characterized by exposed brick walls, winding staircases and other whimsical attributes of Victorian architecture, has made it a sought-after destination for young families and LoDo business professionals. Recreational parks with youth baseball diamonds, basketball courts, flower beds and picnic benches complement the area small neighborhood ambiance. More

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