An evolving Arts and Residential district adjacent to Denver’s Civic Center Park located on the South end of Downtown is the Golden Triangle. Bordered by Colfax, Speer and Lincoln-Broadway. The Golden Triangle contains the legacy of Denver’s pride and western history with it’s streets bearing the names of Native American tribes and Mayor Speer who was founder of Denver’s “City Beautiful” movement. The neighborhood was also known as “gasoline alley” when several of Denver’s automobile dealers had beautiful showrooms in the area.
The Golden Triangle is becoming the city’s architectural core. It is home to the Gio Ponti Designed Denver Art Museum, the Hamilton Wing Expansion of the art museum designed by Daniel Liebskind, the Acoma Plaza of the Arts, the Colorado History Museum is under construction, the Denver Public Library designed by Michael Graves, and the soon to be built Clyfford Still Museum.
The Golden Triangle has a WalkScore of 97 for pedestrians to enjoy entertainment, dining, shopping and cultural arts ~ leave your car at home and reduce your carbon footprint while enjoying some of the city’s most progressive and prestigious architecture!
Located on the edge of Downtown Denver – 4 Blocks to the Central Business District via the 16th Street Mall, the Denver Art Museum ,the State Capital & Denver City & County Building are all within the Triangle! Civic Center Park offers a gorgeous central green space that features the Greek Amphitheater, the historic McNichols building, a war memorial, and the wonderfully popular Voorhees Memorial Seal Pond. The park is well known for its symmetrical Neoclassical design and is definitely a defining community feature of the Golden Triangle neighborhood.
Approximately 1700 residential units in 16 major buildings within the neighborhood have been built within the last 15 years. Many art galleries, coffee shops, restaurants complement the neighborhood – along with
neighborhood services and local shops, law offices, architectural firms and other professional office uses.