The Highlands neighborhood was once known as Highland, Denver exudes unique energy because it was created to appease all the needs a potential resident could ever ask for. West Highland is considered the heart of the Highlands, where the new, hip, pop-culture meets the “original Denver” which includes the pre-Victorian houses, contemporary art and laid back quality of life. The business hub of West Highland is Highland Square where Denver based companies like Twist and Shout, and 5 Green Boxes have been in business for years. This melting pot just outside Denver has a diverse resident background and different socioeconomic statuses.
The Highlands is a distinct city-center neighborhood, bounded by West 38th Avenue to the north, a Union Pacific Railroad line on the east, the South Platte River to the southeast, Speer Boulevard on the south, and Federal Boulevard on the west.
Highlands are considered one of Denver’s larger dining scenes, with an array of options. From fine dining, to quick pub food, you will never be dissatisfied with your choices in the Highlands.