The Whittier neighborhood is bound on the North and South by MLK Blvd and 23rd Avenue, and on the East and West by York Street and Downing Street
Denver’s Whittier neighborhood is one of Colorado’s oldest and most historic. Named after John Greenleaf Whitter, American politician, abolitionist, and poet, the Whittier neighborhood’s beautiful Victorian, Queen Anne, and Denver-square style homes make it one of the most popular for families and singles. Whittier is located just northeast of Downtown Denver, with close proximity to Colfax Avenue, City Park, and one of Denver’s most popular public golf courses.
Many of the homes in the Whittier neighborhood were built prior to 1940. The lightrail is conveniently located in the Whittier neighborhood, providing easy access to downtown and southeast Denver. The populace is ethnically diverse, and has been since the inception of the neighborhood. Historically, Whittier has been a popular cultural and entertainment destination for Jazz and Blues lovers.
Whittier is a wonderfully vibrant and historic neighborhood surrounded by rows of trees, parks, and libraries. The well-priced historic homes and accessibility to Denver’s surrounding neighborhoods have caused in an influx of young professionals and families to move to Whittier.