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Green Mountain provides Denver landscaping design and installation services. The city is named after James W. Denver, a governor of the Kansas Territory, is the capital of Colorado, located at the western edge of the Great Plains, and east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.

 Denver is known as the Mile High City as it is nestled exactly a mile (5,280 ft.) above sea level. The city’s altitude gives Denver great weather the whole year round. It sees 300 days of sunny skies – even more than San Diego and Miami. Both summers and winters are mild, with winters ranging between 45-60 degrees, while summers have an average high of 86 degrees.

Being the 19th largest city in the United States, Denver has the highest population in Colorado in 2020, currently at 734,134. The median household income is $68,377 and the average one-bedroom rental in the city center is $1,663.25.


Denver was named in 1858 after then-governor James W. Denver by General William Larimer, hoping it would be selected to be the county seat of Arapahoe County. Though the county seat wasn’t given to Denver till 1861, Denver remains to be Colorado’s capital today.


There are many options when it comes to schools in Denver. It has 18 different school districts with 92 elementary schools, 34 middle schools, and 44 high schools. They have many different options for higher education too.

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools


Housing in Denver

Most homes in Denver are called “Traditional”, built during the 2nd World War. What’s unique about this style is it is built on more land than most houses, standing in about 1/5 of an acre. Traditional houses are said to be the most affordable, even though bungalows are faster-selling. The median price of houses in Denver that are currently listed is $442,700.


With Denver being the most expensive city in the Metro area, the median apartment rental is $1,540.

Premier Lofts

2200 Market St.
(844) 578 2842

Alexan 20th Street Station

2080 California St.
(720) 458 9764

IMT Cherry Creek

4750 E Cherry Creek South Dr
(888) 496 6988

Platt Park by Windsor

99 E Arizona St
(720) 410 7757

One Observatory Park

2100 S University Blvd
(844) 520 9707

The Grove

2980 Syracuse St.
(844) 605 6203

Nearby Attractions

There are several national and historic parks, scenic trails, lakes, as well as recreation areas to choose from when visiting Denver.

  • Echo Lake
  • Mount Goliath Trail & Summit Trail
  • Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Mesa Verde National Park
  • Hovenweep National Monument
  • Browns Canyon National Monument
  • Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site
  • Curecanti National Recreation Area
  • Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater
  • Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
  • Colorado National Monument
  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
  • Dinosaur National Monument
  • Cherry Creek State Park
  • Chatfield State Park
  • Eldorado Canyon State Park
  • Vrain State Park
  • Castlewood Canyon State Park
  • Staunton State Park

Denver has several mountain towns that both residents and tourists alike often flock too during ski season.

  • South Park / Fairplay
  • Vail
  • Salida
  • Aspen
  • Crested Butte
  • Durango
  • Telluride

Golf Clubs

Here are just a few of the many golf clubs you can choose from.


The Denver Pavilions

A shopping center uniquely designed by I.M. Pei and Partners. It has a relaxed, open-air feel located on the 16th Street Mall in the heart of the city.


There’s a wide variety of food choices all across Denver from home-grown restaurants to popular restaurant chains. Whichever type of cuisine you may fancy, you’re sure to find it in Denver.

Visiting Denver

Lodging is not a problem in Denver as there are many options from hotels to AirBnBs and everything in between. Here are a few options you can choose from:

Grand Hyatt Denver Downtown

1750 Welton St One block from 16th Street Mall,
Denver, CO 80202-3940
(720) 664 5214

Hilton Garden Inn Denver Union Station

1999 Chestnut Pl, Denver, CO 80202-1021
(855) 618 4697

Hyatt Regency Denver At Colorado Convention Center

15th Street Adjacent to Colorado Convention Center
Denver, CO 80202-4207
(720) 664 5114

Le Meridien Denver Downtown

1475 California St, Denver, CO 80202-4212
(844) 631 0595

The Brown Palace Hotel and
Spa, Autograph Collection

17th Street, Denver, CO 80202
(844) 631 0595

The Ritz-Carlton, Denver

1881 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80202
(844) 631 0595

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