Baker Neighborhood Guide

Baker Neighborhood Guide

Baker’s eclectic vibe and bustling nightlife are perfect for those looking to experience all the Mile High City has to offer.

Popular · Walkable · Energetic · Artistic

Just ten blocks south of LoDo you’ll find the popular Baker neighborhood, Denver. Bordered by South Broadway and home to the Sante Fe Arts District, this enclave grows more popular every year, as Denver adds to its growing population.

A mix of renovated industrial spaces, colorful bungalows, and vibrant bars pepper the neighborhood, lending to its perfect mix of urban and suburban energy. Residents enjoy Baker’s thoughtful approach to development, and treasure local dive bars as pieces of the neighborhood’s eclectic past.

Historic Denver Squares, single-story bungalows, and reimagined industrial buildings harmonize to attract those with an entrepreneurial spirit seeking inspiration and connection.

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Neighborhood Life

The Baker neighborhood is hopeful, spunky, and far from pretentious. Baker’s exuberance is without a doubt due to the bustling atmosphere from South Broadway. On the weekends, residents can be found ambling up and down this popular boulevard, digging for vintage finds at Buffalo Exchange or popping into galleries along Santa Fe. Baker is perfect for transplants who want to make friends and partake in a communal, small-town atmosphere in the heart of a big city.

Local Hangouts

Multicultural cuisines and trendy cocktails are not hard to come by in this neighborhood. Along South Broadway, Punch Bowl Social, Hi-Dive, Sputnik, and Go Fish are nightlife and dining favorites. The Baker Historic District is a perfect spot to walk the dog or go for a Sunday afternoon bike ride. Get a workout at Dailey Park or Movement Climbing Gym, then meet up with friends at local favorite Black Sky Brewery. Enjoy vibrant murals and artwork during the Santa Fe Arts District’s First Friday Art Walk— one of Baker’s most notable events.

Things to Know

This area is both walkable and bikeable. Many residents of the Baker neighborhood commute to downtown Denver via bike to avoid the headache and cost of finding a parking spot. Public transit is accessible, and Highway 6 and I-25 are close by. Rentals range from modern apartment buildings to older single-family homes— but as Baker’s popularity increases, more developments are sure to come.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Baker neighborhood in Denver?

Baker occupies a fairly large area within Denver with 6th avenue to the north, Broadway to the east, Mississippi Ave to the south, and to west lies the South Platte River.

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