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News and Information about the Best Little-Known Neighborhood in Denver - Athmar Park!

Crime rose in every Denver neighborhood last year

Athmar Park is at the top of the list for theft from motor vehicle, up 63%, but one of the lowest for total crime increase at only 1.6%. Almost two months into 2016, Denver Police are scrambling to make the city safer than last year.  Source: Crime rose in every Denver neighborhood last year

Lucky District 7 January News

The latest newsletter from Councilman Clark was sent out today with topics about public input and workshops on Short-Term Rentals and the Broadway-Lincoln corridor along with neighborhood reminders and assistance. Check it out and sign-up to receive it monthly in your email inbox. Source: Lucky District 7 January News

Help make Denver more walkable

As Denver’s population grows, the City must provide the basic infrastructure that allows people to safely and easily get around. Walkable neighborhoods with good sidewalks are the foundation of a complete transportation system that offers practical options including transit, walking, biking, car share, ride share, bike share, and driving a personal vehicle. Good sidewalks are…

Happy Holidays from Athmar Park!

Those of us at the Athmar Park Neighborhood Association wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year! Here is a photo from our recent holiday party on December 5th at Chain Reaction Brewery. If you live in the neighborhood, and want to join us for one of our fun community…

In Denver, Your Neighborhood Can Say A Lot About How Long You’ll Live

Does the neighborhood that you live in affect the longevity of your life? Maybe so says some researchers. Read the article below and let me know what you think. Researchers mapped Denver’s neighborhoods by life expectancy — a metric that accounts for race, infant mortality, income and a variety of other indicators in addition to…

In Search of Density, Denver Developers Look to Backyards and Alleys

The construction of new carriage houses — also known as alley flats, granny flats or accessory dwelling units — was banned in Denver for 54 years. The city lifted the prohibition five years ago, but the promise hasn’t been realized. Source: In Search of Density, Denver Developers Look to Backyards and Alleys

Top 6 Reasons to be Engaged in Your Neighborhood

I’ve always loved community–whether in my college dorm, or at the retreat center I lived and worked at for several years, or with groups of friends with shared interests. But I had never really experienced a neighborhood community before buying a home in Athmar Park in 2014. This unique little neighborhood in southwest Denver has…

Athmar Park Update – August 3, 2015

The 24th annual Athmar Park Potluck Picnic is coming up. Please come out and meet your neighbors. We will supply burgers, brats, hot dogs, and drinks. Please bring a side dish, salad, or dessert. Bring whatever you make best! There will be live entertainment, face painting, door prizes, and maybe a firetruck.