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Neighborhood Guide to Golden Triangle

Golden Triangle is also known as the Museum District. This neighborhood is home to eight of Denver's museums, which include the Clyfford Still Museum, the Byers-Evan's House Museum, the Denver Art Museum, the Molly Brown Museum, the Kirkland Museum, Denver Firefighters’ Museum and the History Colorado Center. Golden Triangle has over 50 art galleries, restaurants, bistros, cafes, bars, fine art studios and specialty stores to explore. Not only are there monthly happenings at the various museums, but this art filled neighborhood participates in First Friday every month.

Clyfford Still Museum

Clyfford Still (1904-80) is considered one of the most important painters of the twentieth century. He was among the first generation of Abstract Expressionist artists who developed a new, powerful approach to painting in the years following World War II. Allied Works Architecture is responsible for the striking Museum design and received several awards, including the 2013 Design Award, from regional chapters of the American Institute of Architects for the project.The Smithsonian Magazine describes the Museum as “among the best art museum experiences anywhere.”

Rooster and Moon Coffee Pub

Rooster & Moon touts themselves as a public house in every sense. They offer organic and fair trade coffee to get your day started and help you wind down with live music, local beer on tap, wine and craft cocktails.

ENV Denver

ENV Denver is one of the newest luxury apartment communities under construction with an expected launch date of July 2015. This new project will have a range of different floor plans to choose from. There will be small, efficient studios to larger three bedroom floor plans. ENV will also include live/work spaces in true town home fashion.

Museum Residences

The Museum Residences are next door to the Art Museum and the Central Library. The residences combine art, architecture and experience to achieve "gallery-inspired living." The amenities include a concierge among the coveted architecture.

Denver Public Library

The Central branch offers more than just books to check out. There is an on site cafe, archive rooms, art on display and weekly classes. This massive library in the heart of the city is also a great get away to accomplish work projects or meetings.

History Colorado Center

History Colorado is a 501(c)(3) organization that has been in existence since 1879. The group opened the museum in 2012. Each month the museum offers events as well as guided historical tours throughout the state.

Cuba Cuba Cafe & Bar

Cuba Cuba is a local Denver favorite. The authentic cuisine paired with Latin music, mojitos and martinis makes this place to visit and visit often! Cuba Cuba also has three other locations in Glendale, DTC and Boulder.

Byers-Evans House

The Byers-Evans House was home to two of Denver's most prominent families. The home was originally built in 1883 and has been restored to its original 1912 to 1924 charm. The museum offers daily guided tours as well as special events throughout the year.

Denver Art Museum

The Denver Art Museum is one of the largest art museums between Chicago and the West Coast, with a collection of more than 70,000 works of art divided between 10 permanent collections, including African, American Indian, Asian, European and American, modern and contemporary, pre-Columbian, photography, Spanish Colonial, textile, and western American art. The DAM's holdings reflect our city and region—and provide invaluable ways for the community to learn about cultures from around the world. The DAM is also recognized internationally for its educational programs and unique manner of interacting with visitors. Experience world-class art in one of Denver's must-see landmarks!

Photo Courtesy of the Denver Art Museum

10 Ten Brownstones

10 Ten Brownstones is a project containing 17 homes that will each have 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 2 car attached garages and rooftop decks all in the heart of Golden Triangle. The floor to ceiling windows as well as ten foot ceilings add the high end look this project was aiming for.

Ashleigh McLean

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Neighborhood Guide to Golden Triangle