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 city center 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 city of Colorado Springs' downtown zip code is 80903. Additionally, this area is home to Colorado College
, a four-year liberal arts institution and home to the new U.S. Olympic and Paralympic museum which opened last year.
People move to the downtown area because they love the character and convenient access of live music, food halls, craft beers and the local favorite. Residents of this area enjoy a wide range of shopping, dining, restaurants, entertainment and parks, all just minutes from the great outdoors of Pikes Peak, the National Forest and Garden of the Gods. 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 the architectural styles of modest bungalows, historic turn of the century homes and modern lofts.
If you love seeing theater at the Pikes Peak Center or Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, attending a downtown art walk, and enjoying late night dining and events, the heart of downtown Colorado Springs is a great place for you.
Similar neighborhoods include: Old Colorado City CO
, Manitou Springs CO