Cherry CreekThe neighborhood of Cherry Creek in Denver is characterized by a mixture of the old and new. The properties here are built in a range of different ages and styles, with condos, townhouses, and some single family homes to be found. There is also a blend of residential and commercial areas within Cherry Creek, with quiet tree lined streets alongside some of the most popular shopping areas in Denver.
The commercial side of Cherry Creek is focused along East First Avenue, where both the Cherry Creek Shopping Center and the Cherry Creek North shopping district are to be found. The Cherry Creek Shopping Center caters to the upscale market, with many designer boutiques and chains. Cherry Creek North is a 16 block district that contains numerous art galleries, boutiques, spas, and restaurants. It is the hub of social activity in the neighborhood, with many events taking place in Fillmore Plaza, including Films on Fillmore during the summer, the North Ice Rink in the winter, and the local Arts Festival, which is usually held around the Fourth of July. The neighborhood has excellent transport links to the rest of the city, with the four major roads and a number of bus routes servicing the area.