GET TO KNOW DENVER’S HILLTOP NEIGHBORHOOD
Just east of Cherry Creek, you’ll find the quiet, peaceful Hilltop neighborhood. Conveniently located less than 20 minutes southeast of Downtown Denver, it’s no surprise that this established neighborhood is so desirable. Here, you’ll find an interesting mix of architectural home styles, from mid-century modern to English Tudor. Tall, mature trees grace the yards and the four unique neighborhood parks.
SHOPPING AND DINING
Nearby Cherry Creek Shopping Center draws people from all over Denver. Residents of Hilltop enjoy being so close to this well-known shopping and dining mecca. Browse more than 160 upscale shops, including unique specialty boutiques and department stores like Nordstrom, Neiman-Marcus, and Macy’s. Linger over an amazing meal at high-end steakhouses like 801 Chophouse or Elway’s. Grab a quick bite at a casual eatery or find something in between. Cherry Creek offers a wide variety of great restaurants, no matter what you’re looking for.
Hilltop residents enjoy the proximity to nearby Cherry Creek, but within their own neighborhood, there’s lots of great local shopping and dining, too. Walk to restaurants along Holly Street, including casual favorites like The Cheese Company Deli and Park Burger Hilltop. Savor pizza and other Italian favorites at Locanda Del Borgo or Basil Doc’s Pizza and Bistro. Have a sweet tooth? Hilltop residents love visiting The Crumb Cafe and High Point Creamery.
The neighborhood market, Pete’s Fruits & Vegetables on Cedar Ave, is a Hilltop favorite for flowers, fruits, vegetables, and other essentials. This locally-owned store has been in business for more than 25 years. The owners are proud to offer imported specialty items from Greece and all over Europe. Get to know the folks at Pete’s on their Facebook page, here.
PARKS and OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
Hilltop residents can easily walk along tree-lined streets to any of the four neighborhood parks. Cranmer Park, Robinson Park, Burns Park, and Crestmoor Park are less than a mile from each other, offering endless opportunities to enjoy nature, just minutes from the city.
Cranmer Park is situated between 1st and 3rd, right next to the renowned Graland Country Day School. At the crest of the 23-acre Cranmer Park, you’ll find a beautiful flagstone terrace. Check out the historic sundial and look west for a panoramic view of the Front Range. Bring a picnic and a blanket and join your neighbors here for a great view of the 4th of July fireworks in nearby Glendale – one of the largest and oldest fireworks displays in the city!
Burns Park has been home to public works of art since 1968, when it hosted the Denver Sculpture Symposium. Check out four of the original nine sculptures while you enjoy 13 acres of greenspace.
Looking for a more traditional park? Head over to Robinson Park, where you can enjoy the playground, picnic area, softball/baseball diamond, and basketball court.
Crestmoor Park is the largest in the Hilltop neighborhood, with soccer fields, softball diamonds, and tennis courts, in addition to lots of green space, a playground and picnic areas. Runners will enjoy the bike/pedestrian path.
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