The Central/Downtown Colorado Springs Neighborhood is a truly unique environment. This area features a wide range of attractions and amenities. Downtown Colorado Springs has long and storied history founded in 1871 by General William Jackson Palmer, this area is home to a wide range of housing options, from grand Victorian mansions to small Spanish-style bungalows and everything in between.
The downtown area offers a wide range of shopping alternatives, from big chain supermarkets to small boutiques and old Mom and Pops shops. Utilities for this area are provided by Colorado Springs Utilities
, a city-owned utility company. This area is also home to two large hospitals. Students that live in this area attend the Colorado Springs School District #11
and the Colorado Springs downtown zip code is 80903. Additionally, this area is home to Colorado College
, a four-year liberal arts institution.
People move to the downtown area because they love the character and convenience. Residents of this area enjoy a wide range of shopping, dining, restaurants, entertainment and parks, all just minutes from the foot of Pikes Peak and the National Forest. This is a great area for those looking for convenience and amenities in a character-rich urban setting. Homes for sale in downtown Colorado Springs include modest bungalows, historic turn of the century homes and modern lofts.
Similar neighborhoods include: Old Colorado City CO
, Manitou Springs CO