Midtown Blog

Westminster Station

Westminster Station

Streets paved… and a decision

Paving 2

Brookfield or David Weekley?

Brookfield-Sig 4 kitchen

At our request, our real estate agent has helped us look at several communities. We’ve looked at resales in Stapleton and new builds in Denver. There are some great new condos in Jefferson Park not far south of our Sunnyside neighborhood. …

Twin Lakes & Canal

Twin Lakes

Continuing my exploration of the areas around Midtown. Today’s bike ride took me east of Pecos. I was surprised to discover a large dam just southeast of the neighborhood, where a small irrigation ditch branches off. …

Biking Clear Creek

Bob Midtown

Moving is a big deal. It’s more than packing boxes and relocating. It’s more than finding a home you like. It’s finding a community and lifestyle you love.

I wanted to see what life is like… not just in Midtown, but

Tour Stapleton


Conventional wisdom is that if you want new(er) homes in the City of Denver, you go to Stapleton. But the area southeast of I-70 & Quebec Street, where the airport stood until 1995, is well built out. …

Tour Brookfield Tealight & Duet


Today we toured the last two series of homes at Midtown: the Brookfield Tealight and Brookfield Duet. (Century Communities builds townhomes at Midtown, but we want a private yard.)

Brookfield Tealight

Tour David Weekley

Weekley-Azure ext

A hot summer day, and our next visit to Midtown took us to David Weekley Homes. After building homes on the west side of Pecos for several years, David Weekley moved to the east side less than a year ago. …

Tour Brookfield Signature & Infinity

Infinity Alto

We made another trip to Midtown, this time to walk inside the homes. Brookfield Signature series impressed us again, just like two years ago. The Signature Four still amazes us with the wall of windows.

Second visit to Midtown

Visit 2

It’s the Fourth of July, and after a picnic in the park, we headed to Midtown. I had to ask Siri how to get there… it had been that long. Since it’s a holiday, models were closed but we had a chance to walk around.

You’re moving?

Elm-spring 2016

We went to a birthday party July 2, and chatted with a friend who lives in the Highlands neighborhood of downtown Denver, not far from us. “How do you like all the changes?” I asked. “The restaurants, the art galleries, the downtown view?” …

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