Cherry Creek is a neighborhood in Denver. It is unique in that many newer residences and businesses mix with some of Denver's older homes
The neighborhood is centrally located in the south-central area of Denver and is a mixture of dense urban development and tree lined residential streets. It is bounded by the Cherry Creek on the south, East Sixth Avenue to the north, University Boulevard and Colorado Boulevard on the west and east. Cherry Creek is so centralized that one can to remain in the neighborhood without sacrificing any amenities: gyms, cafes, supermarkets and upscale shops. The neighborhood is a balanced mix of old-school architecture and modern comforts.
Two major commercial centers exist in Cherry Creek along East First Avenue. First is the upscale, enclosed shopping mall, Cherry Creek Shopping Center, which anchors the neighborhood. Second, the main shopping district of Cherry Creek North is also located along East First, Second, and Third Avenues from University Boulevard to Steele Street, leaving much of the remaining areas of the Cherry Creek neighborhood residential. The Cherry Creek North shopping and dining district is a 16 city-block area with more than 320 upscale galleries, boutiques, restaurants and salons/spas and the pedestrian plaza, Fillmore Plaza. Fillmore Plaza is home to numerous community events including Films on Fillmore (Summer), the Cherry Creek North Ice Rink (Winter) and the Cherry Creek Arts Festival. Cherry Creek North was also home to the original Tattered Cover Bookstore. The area is served by the Cherry Creek News, the community paper. The neighborhood is also home to Manley and Pulaski Parks, the Cherry Creek bike path, and the East Seventh Avenue Parkway, all part of the parks & recreation network of the City of Denver. Additionally, each spring a 5k foot race is held on the streets of Cherry Creek and the nearby parks and bike trails called the Cherry Creek Sneak.
Cherry Creek is an area of culture, entertainment and enjoyment. Whether a person is looking for a quiet bookstore to spend an afternoon reading, a fancy restaurant to have dinner in, a great place to shop, or an A-Class office to meet with clients, the Cherry Creek area has it all. Located 10 minutes from Downtown Denver, Cherry Creek has all of the amenities of a metropolitan area but has an atmosphere of culture, prominence and fun. If you are looking for the perfect place to live and work, you don't need to look any further than Cherry Creek.