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be a large piece or some sort of art installation in almost every building and plaza. 14th Street in the Convention Center area has been revitalized just recently.
The Denver Performing Arts Complex is one of the largest in the country. It takes up four city blocks. You can catch the symphony, the opera, the ballet.
It really runs the gamut of popular music to classical. Then you can go a little farther down and hit the MCA. They're just very unique, very innovative with their shows.
One of the nicest features about Lodo is the scale. Downtown Denver, in general, is extremely walkable. You look at where Cooters Field is, even to the Pepsi Center.
Lodo is also very bike-friendly. We had one of the first electronic bike share systems. B-cycle stations, you can get on one, you can use it all over town.
The heart of the city really is downtown. You have lots of bars, dance clubs, to places with really great views like the View House and nice rooftop decks like the Tavern.
Denver's just great for those chef-driven, owned restaurant concepts that you really could pick from about 20 or 30. We have about 92 beers on tap here at Falling Rock.
If you're interested in craft beer, Denver is definitely the destination of the United States.
Stoic & Genuine is my newest restaurant in Denver Union Station. I love the renovation inside the station itself. It's an incredible transformation of that historic building.
They really took care to bring back that era of what it looked like as a train station. So all light rail, buses, and even Amtrak will be coming out of there.
It's our pathway to DIA, which takes you to the world. Some of the great places downtown are these historic hotels. One is the Brown Palace, the other is the Oxford Hotel.
Also in our neighborhood is the Tattered Cover, which is one of the most amazing bookstores. You just have that really fun boutique feel when you walk in.
It's just the volume that we have here that makes downtown Denver special.
Video Summary
The downtown area of Denver is filled with historic sites, new businesses, museums, and cultural events. It is an active city with plenty to offer. The changes to the downtown area have been amazing, with revitalized areas like Larimer Square and the 16th Street Mall. The Denver Pavilions is a great place to visit, with its open-air concept and a variety of shops and restaurants. Denver is known for its public art, with many buildings and plazas featuring large art installations. The Denver Performing Arts Complex is one of the largest in the country and offers a range of performances, from symphony and opera to ballet. The downtown area is also very walkable and bike-friendly, with bike-share systems available. There are plenty of bars, clubs, and restaurants to visit, ranging from casual to chef-driven concepts. Denver is also known for its craft beer scene, with a wide range of breweries and taprooms to explore. The downtown area has many historic hotels, like the Brown Palace and the Oxford Hotel, and unique stores like the Tattered Cover bookstore. Larimer Square is a historic block with boutique shops, and Rockmount Ranch Wear is a popular store known for its western shirts. Downtown Denver is exciting, active, and a melting pot of Denver culture, offering a constant stream of unexpected surprises.
downtown area
historic sites
cultural events
Larimer Square
16th Street Mall
Denver Pavilions
public art
Denver Performing Arts Complex
craft beer scene

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