If you’re dreaming of big city living complete with straightforward, affordable public transit commutes, look no further. The following list of Denver apartments near the Light Rail puts residents in the heart of the city while offering a Light Rail stop only steps away.
Living in the heart of Denver has many benefits, but finding parking spots is not one of them. Most of Denver’s neighborhoods are incredibly walkable but sometimes we need to travel further, get somewhere quick, or escape the cold winter evenings.
For most city dwellers, public transit is the answer to saving money and leaving the world of car ownership in the dust. Fortunately, Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) is trying to keep pace with the city’s growth, and they frequently add new routes, lines, and stops.
Read on for our pick of the best Denver apartments near the Light Rail. If you don’t have to commute to an office, check out the best apartment co-working spaces in Denver. Or, view our picks of the best studio apartments in Denver!
Neighborhood: Washington Park West
This picturesque Platt Park apartment building offers residents all the tranquility of the south Denver neighborhood but with direct access to the heart of Denver’s lively downtown. Platt Park is a quiet artist enclave home to eclectic restaurants, shops, and bars. Residents of The Henry will love the neighborhood’s walkability and friendly, small-town atmosphere. The Light Rail stop is just a block away at South Broadway and West Mississippi Ave, ready to take The Henry residents wherever they please.
These luxury apartments are in the center of Denver’s LoDo neighborhood. Home to top-rated restaurants, a plethora of casual eateries, hopping bars, and unique nightlife spots, LoDo is one of the Mile-High city’s most desirable locales. Residents will benefit from Griffis LoDo’s proximity to Union Station and can utilize RTD in their daily work commute without any additional effort. Griffis LoDo’s centralized location even allows residents to offload their cars, giving them the opportunity to splurge on a weekend getaway to Aspen or Vail this upcoming ski season.
The name says it all. Sentral Denver is as central as you’ll get— right next door to Union Station, and thus offers a plethora of Light Rail lines via Union Station. If residents do ever desire to leave this amenity-rich, luxury apartment building, they can easily access the entire metro area from one central location. Plus, when friends come to visit, they can easily take the Light Rail to the airport!
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