The Baker neighborhood, designated a Historic district in 1985, is found in Denver’s “urban core” just 10 minutes from downtown. This diverse neighborhood is one of Denver’s oldest, and it has slowly transformed into a dynamic place homebuyers consider thanks to its proximity to Antique Row, Wash Park, mass transit and the South Broadway (or “SoBo”) District. Baker homes are located in a thriving area loaded with boutiques, shops, unique restaurants, incredible art galleries, and a bustling nightlife.
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Baker is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Denver, with the largest inventory of historical buildings in the city (more than 80% of the neighborhood was developed by 1900). Over the years Baker real estate has developed a unique blend of commercial, industrial and residential growth thanks to its proximity to downtown, I-25 and Denver’s new light rail system. Once you spend an afternoon in Baker, it is easy to see why this diverse urban neighborhood now provides residents with a perfect combination of location, housing, transit and walkable amenities.
The best way to describe Baker real estate is “eclectic”. In addition to a vast collection of middle-class Queen Anne homes, Baker offers a diverse mix of quaint Victorian homes, duplex options, apartments, condos and a wide variety of new construction. Single-family homes for sale in Baker start in the $200s, and their smaller lot sizes mean less maintenance and more time to enjoy the Colorado lifestyle.
The main zip code in the Baker neighborhood is 80223. The Baker neighborhood real estate area is bounded by 6th Ave, Broadway, Alameda and South Platte River.
A quick stroll will immerse most Baker home owners in cultural diversity and historic architecture of the “SoBo District.” Located along South Broadway at Baker’s eastern edge, this thriving area is loaded with unique shops, restaurants, art galleries and a bustling nightlife. It is considered the gateway to Antique Row – the largest collection of antique shops and galleries in Denver. It is also home to the Mayan Theater, a Pre-Columbian themed theater (and Denver Landmark) that highlights independent films.
Baker homeowners also enjoy a small public library, light rail station and the South Platte River Trail – part of Denver’s larger trail system, this 28-mile paved walking/biking trail cuts through the western edge of the Baker neighborhood.