Located northwest of downtown Denver and adjacent to Riverfront Park, the Lower Highlands (LoHi) is one of Denver’s more exciting neighborhoods.
The Lower Highlands is ideal for young singles and families who are looking for an urban home near downtown Denver and The Highlands but at a more affordable price.
The Lower Highlands (LoHi) Overview
The Lower Highlands sits atop a hill to the west of I-25. It is bordered by West 28th Avenue and 1-25, Speer Boulevard and Zuni Street.
This neighborhood has grown dramatically over the last five or six years since the Highland Pedestrian Bridge was completed in late 2006. The pedestrian bridge opened the neighborhood to The Highlands and downtown Denver. Residents can now walk from their homes across the bridge to the 16th Street Mall and Commons Park.
In addition to its easy accessibility to nearby hot neighborhoods, The Lower Highlands has its own character and unique offerings.
Residents in The Lower Highlands can enjoy:
- Local book stores and coffee shops
- Music venues
- Diverse nightlife
As one of the oldest neighborhoods in Denver, many of the homes here are unique and espouse great character. LoHi also offers homes for those looking for a newer, trendier home. Some of the types of houses in LoHi include:
- Row houses
- Apartments above retail shops
- Grand Victorian and Queen Anne mansions
- Post-World War II era homes
- Modern-architecture homes and condos
The Lower Highlands Real Estate Overview
Since The Highlands has become such a popular neighborhood, home prices have been rising. Prices in LoHi, for now, have remained a bit more reasonable. So if you’re looking to be in the area of The Highlands and north Denver, but can’t afford the prices just northwest of here, The Lower Highlands provides an excellent middle ground.
The lowest listing price on the market right now is $152,880, compared to The Highland’s median sale price of $362,750.
Home prices do rise from here, though, if you’re looking for a bigger or more luxurious home. The average listing price currently is $601,941.
With 52 listings on the marketing, buyers have a wide range of choices in price, location and design as they look for their prefect home.
Ready to Learn More About LoHi?
If you are looking for a home in one of Denver’s hot, up-and-coming neighborhoods, The Highlands may be the neighborhood for you.
I am a Denver/Boulder area real estate agent. If you are interested in learning more about buying or selling a home in The Lower Highlands, please contact me.
If you would like to compare homes in The Lower Highlands to other neighborhoods in Denver or Boulder, please get in touch. My goal is to make the search for your new house as easy as possible so that you can relax with confidence knowing that soon you will be enjoying your new home.