University Park & Observatory Park

The University Park and Observatory Park area boasts an established, beautiful neighborhood with upscale homes, gorgeous tall trees and several parks. To top that off, the University of Denver campus is right next door. The DU campus is filled with beautiful architecture and offers nearby residents a sense of local pride as well as countless restaurants and shops. Homes in this area have evolved in the last decade with many stunning original homes alongside large, luxury new construction homes.

Current Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.8M
Lowest Price $375K
Highest Price $4.9M
Total Listings 31
Avg. Days On Market 62
Avg. Price/SQFT $498

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Listings in Denver's University Park & Observatory Park Neighborhood

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2464 S Adams Street, Denver

$4,875,000

↓ $125,000

2464 S Adams Street, Denver

6 Beds 7 Baths 7,181 SqFt Residential MLS® # 8229655

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo Compass - Denver Status: Active

2243 S Clayton Street, Denver

$4,100,000

2243 S Clayton Street, Denver

5 Beds 6 Baths 6,086 SqFt Residential MLS® # 7155773

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo Horizen Realty Status: Active

2272 S Columbine Street, Denver

$3,500,000

↑ $250,000

2272 S Columbine Street, Denver

6 Beds 7 Baths 5,756 SqFt Residential MLS® # 8560130

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo REDT LLC Status: Active

2120 S Saint Paul Street, Denver

$3,250,000

2120 S Saint Paul Street, Denver

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,442 SqFt Residential MLS® # 8777094

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo HomeSmart Status: Active

2285 S Jackson Street, Denver

$3,100,000

2285 S Jackson Street, Denver

4 Beds 6 Baths 5,984 SqFt Residential MLS® # 8362479

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo Compass - Denver Status: Active

2474 S Cook Street, Denver

$3,000,000

↑ $5,000

2474 S Cook Street, Denver

6 Beds 5 Baths 7,000 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1791252

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo CENTURY 21 Dream Home Status: Active

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2435 S Madison Street, Denver

$2,995,000

2435 S Madison Street, Denver

5 Beds 6 Baths 4,872 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1972075

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo RE/MAX of Cherry Creek Status: Coming Soon

2683 S Cook Street, Denver

$2,875,000

2683 S Cook Street, Denver

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,579 SqFt Residential MLS® # 8927856

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo COLDWELL BANKER REALTY Status: Active

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2695 S Clayton St Street, Denver

$2,750,000

2695 S Clayton St Street, Denver

5 Beds 6 Baths 5,634 SqFt Residential MLS® # 6618194

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo Invalesco Real Estate Status: Active

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2697 S Clayton St Street, Denver

$2,500,000

2697 S Clayton St Street, Denver

6 Beds 7 Baths 5,128 SqFt Residential MLS® # 2618333

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo Invalesco Real Estate Status: Active

1940 S Clayton Street, Denver

$2,295,000

1940 S Clayton Street, Denver

4 Beds 5 Baths 4,653 SqFt Residential MLS® # 8044486

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo LIV Sotheby's International Realty Status: Active

2111 S Franklin Street, Denver

$2,275,000

2111 S Franklin Street, Denver

5 Beds 4 Baths 4,053 SqFt Residential MLS® # 2044994

Metrolist Services Inc (Colorado) Logo HomeSmart Realty Status: Active

More about University Park & Observatory Park


New Construction Homes: Typically, building a new construction custom home in University Park or Observatory Park involves purchasing a small, outdated home to scrape and then building a new home in its place.  Although many small homes do still exist in this area, the price to buy these can start at a whopping $400,000-$500,000 and, more than likely, many of these homes will no longer be there in another decade or so.  The new construction and existing homes in University Park are priced lower than Observatory Park, offering a great option for folks wanting a little more square footage for their money. 

If you are interested in a new construction home, please let us know.  We specialize in new construction, helping clients from start to finish.  We can help you find your ideal lot, choose a builder, create a floor plan and ultimately will be there to help until you move into your brand new home.  We've worked with both locals and people relocating to the Denver area and would love to help you as well! 

Observatory Park: Observatory Park itself is located at Evans & S. Fillmore amidst huge trees and plenty of green grass. At the center of this serene park you'll find the Chamberlin Observatory, the inspiration for the park’s name. Chamberlin Observatory was one of many buildings designed by famous Denver architect, Robert Roeschlaub. The dome houses a 20 inch aperture Clark-Saegmuller refractor, which saw first light in July 1894, and is still “functional” today.

Top-Ranking College Nearby: Ranking at 85, University of Denver, known to the locals as D.U., enrolls about 10,400 students in its undergraduate, graduate and professional programs and is considered a Doctoral/Research University-Extensive. In recent years the university has invested $450 million in its campus building 13 new academic, residential and administrative buildings. You can only imagine what this investment is doing for home value and quality of life in the surrounding area!

Boundaries: The boundaries for University Park and Observatory Park are I-25 to the North, Yale to the South, University Blvd to the West, Colorado to the East.

Neighborhoods Similar to University Park & Observatory Park: Wash Park, Bonnie Brae, Cory-Merrill, Platt Park

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