Washington Park Denver Business Directory
It doesn't take a genius to figure out that the Washington Park neighborhood is hinged around none other… read more
than Washington Park. The 162-acre Park itself was designed between 1899 and 1908 by Reinhard Schuetze, and includes an exact replica of Martha Washington's garden at Mount Vernon. Also within the park's confines are two lakes Smith and Grasmere, 54 flowerbeds, a recreation center, a lawn bowling/croquet field, and two playgrounds. Located in South Central Denver, Wash Park, as it is known among its residents, was one of Denver's first suburbs. Technically, the neighborhood is split into two distinct areas: Washington Park and Washington Park West. Though they are operated by separate neighborhood associations, the two work in conjunction and the divide isn't more than an innocuous one that goes down Downing Street. Washington Park has such a broad appeal because of its central location, and because of its proximity to hip coffee shops, record stores and bars.
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