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Denver’s Oldest Neighborhood.

LoDo (Lower Downtown) is home to nearly 100 restaurants, clubs, galleries, shops, and hospitality. A mix-use neighborhood for residents and tourist alike.

In 1858 a small amount of gold was discovered at the confluence of the South Platte River and Cherry Creek and would become the birthplace of Lower Downtown (LoDo). As the birthplace of our city, and a recent revitalization success story, the area provides an important link between past and present. Today LoDo contains one of the finest remaining collections of late nineteenth and early twentieth-century commercial buildings in the American West.  

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The 16th St. viaduct is no longer but as you can see the Barteldes Seed (1906) building still stands. If you look closely...Click arrow to read more

The 16th St. viaduct is no longer but as you can see the  Barteldes Seed (1906) building still stands. If you look closely, the sign on the the streetcar says “Good-Bye Old Friends: My Last Day is June 3rd”.   The photo was taken in the 1950’s. Denver had one of the nation’s largest networks of streetcars during the early 20th Century, with over 250 miles if track, which was headquartered in the Tramway Building which is now Hotel Teatro. By the 1950’s the streetcar routes were abandoned and made way for busses.

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Deep Roots Wine & Bistro

LoDo’s favorite local winery just celebrated a New Year Wine Launch and six months since opening their new location in RiNo!  See the new space for yourself and try their new specials on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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Ladies and gentleman, the @stanleycup! #goavsgo #stanleycup #avalanche (📹: @adamzents) ...

The @coloradoavalanche Stanley Cup Parade begins at 10am! See you here! #goavsgo #avalanche #parade #stanleycup ...

❤️🏒💙 See you at the parade! #goavsgo #stanleycupchampions #avalanche #lodo #denver #nhl #parade ...

Congrats to the Stanley Cup Champion @coloradoavalanche! #avalanche #stanleycup ...

🏒 #GoAvsGo! Let’s close this thing out tonight! (📸: @captaincoloradophotography) #avalanche #denverunionstation #stanleycup #lodo #explorelodo #denver ...

The Colorado Avalanche will play Game 5 of the Stanley Cup at Ball Arena tonight!

We are all hoping for an Avs victory at home of course! If tonight is the night, we expect much celebration Downtown and around the metro area.

Sometimes these celebrations can turn destructive. The DPD asks for your help in limiting any negative behavior. Businesses and residents around the area should move tables, chairs, signs, planters, and other items that can be picked up and used as projectiles indoors or to a secure location.

DPD will have additional resources available to address potential safety concerns and illegal behavior. There is also a traffic plan to assist the large crowds and heavy vehicular traffic exiting the downtown area.

Business owners and residents should report any suspicious or illegal activity to the Police by calling the non-emergency at 720-913-2000 or by calling or texting 911. #goavsgo
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Happy #ThrowbackThursday! Do you know the location of this week's #TBT photo? #denver #colorado #lodo #explorelodo #denverhistory (Photo credit: @dplvintage) ...

🏒 #GoAvsGo! Denver is behind you! #findaway #avalanche #nhl #larimersquare #lodo #explorelodo #stanleycupplayoffs (📸: @jjperrott) ...

🛴 Just a friendly reminder, scooters aren’t to be ridden on sidewalks. Despite what you see around town, scooters are only to be ridden in bike lanes or on the right side of the road. More and more pedestrians are getting injured by scooters hitting them on sidewalks, so please do your part to keep everyone as safe as possible! #denver #colorado #scooters #lodo #explorelodo #downtowndenver #cityofdenver ...

Did you guess 14th and Wazee Street as the answer to last Thursday’s #ThrowbackThursday question? If so, you answered correctly! Thanks for playing along! #denver #colorado #lodo #explorelodo #lodo #denverhistory ...

Happy #ThrowbackThursday! Do you know the location of this week's #TBT photo? #denver #colorado #lodo #explorelodo #denverhistory (Photo credit: @dplvintage) ...

🏒 #GoAvsGo! Good luck tonight! #avalanche #stanleycup #larimersquare ...

Did you guess 14th and Market Street as the answer to last Thursday’s #ThrowbackThursday question? If so, you answered correctly! Thanks for playing along! #denver #colorado #lodo #explorelodo #lodo #denverhistory ...

Happy #ThrowbackThursday! Do you know the location of this week's #TBT photo? #denver #colorado #lodo #explorelodo #denverhistory (Photo credit: @dplvintage) ...

🏒 Congrats to the @coloradoavalanche on their advancement to the Stanley Cup Finals! #avalanche #goavsgo ...

🏒 What an amazing @coloradoavalanche watch party last night at @mcgregor_square! What an amazing game! (📸: @richgrantdenver) #denver #colorado #lodo #explorelodo #goavsgo #avalanche #mccgregorsquare #rallyhotel ...

Did you guess 16th and Wynkoop as the answer to last Thursday’s #ThrowbackThursday question? If so, you answered correctly! Thanks for playing along! #denver #colorado #lodo #explorelodo #lodo #denverhistory ...

🏒#GoAvsGo! Let’s get a win tonight! #denver #colorado #avalanche #larimersquare #lodo #explorelodo ...