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Sloan’s Lake

Sloan’s Lake

How Sloan's Lake Got its Name

In 1861, a farmer named Thomas Sloan was attempting to build a well and accidentally flooded the area, creating what we know today as Sloan’s Lake (the Etymology Nerd).

Noteworthy Mention of Sloan's Lake Neighborhood

Sloan’s Lake is a quaint next-door neighbor to downtown Denver. Bounded between 13th, 29th, Sheridan and Federal, it is filled with a diverse population drawn to the beauty of the lake, and panoramic views of the Denver skyline and the Rocky Mountains.

Architecture and Homes in Sloan's Lake

Houses range from historic Victorian homes to cozy bungalows, contemporary duplexes to modern condos, giving Sloan’s Lake residents an eclectic neighborhood ambiance. Many new builds are occurring along the south side of Sloan’s Lake, opening more opportunities for prime residential and commercial real estate investments. Young professionals and families tend to settle around Sloan’s Lake due to its proximity to downtown Denver, the lovely lake and parks, and boutique shopping and dining experiences.

Recreation and Culture

Sloan’s Lake is the second-largest park in Denver, calculated at 177 acres (most of it being water), and has its own marina for those who enjoy boating and water sports. The neighborhood surrounding the lake is undergoing a big population boom and quickly filling in with many new and exciting restaurants and breweries.

Edgewater sits to the west of Sloan’s Lake and offers a quaint selection of eateries including Joyride Brewery, Griffin Coffee Shop, US Thai, pubs and more. North of Sloan’s Lake is a local hotspot known as Highlands Square. This area is filled with trendy boutiques, coffee shops, artisan eateries, Mondo Vino, a premier liquor and wine shop, Sweet Cow’s homemade ice cream, and much more. SloHi (where Sloan’s Lake meets the Highlands) presents even more opportunities for coffee consumers, cycling enthusiasts, and people seeing English cask beer from Hogshead Brewery.

Denver’s downtown amenities and attractions are within quick reach, as this neighborhood offers a 10-minute average commute to the heart of downtown. Additionally, the west-of-the-city location permits a nimble retreat to the majestic Rocky Mountains and its unlimited outdoor activities.

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