Cherry Creek is a neighborhood located in Denver, Colorado, in the Untied States. This neighborhood is 3 miles from the Denver city center. This mostly residential area consists of tree-lined, upscale residential streets and dense urban development. The borders are the Cherry Creek, East Sixth Avenue, University Boulevard, and Colorado Boulevard. The neighborhood gets its name from the creek running along the south border.
The Cherry Creek economy is based on telecommunications and services. Telecommunications companies with office space in the area include Qwest Communications, Dish Network Corporation, Starz-Encore, DIRECTV, and Comcast. Cherry Creek North is a shopping and dining district that covers a 16 city-block area. This district features over 320 upscale galleries, boutiques, restaurants, salons, spas and Fillmore Plaza, a pedestrian only plaza. This plaza hosts community events including Films on Fillmore (in summer), the Cherry Creek North Ice Rink (in winter), and the Cherry Creek Arts Festival.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Cherry Creek. One of the biggest draws in the area is shopping. The Cherry Creek Shopping Center is the Rocky Mountain region’s main shopping area. It offers more than 160 shops, including 40 exclusive stores for the area, including Neiman Marcus, Tiffany & Co., Burberry, Louis Vuitton, and Ralph Lauren. Popular options in the area include Nordstrom, Macy’s, Apple and Coach, and local restaurants that include Elway’s and Kona Grill. Dining options in Cherry Creek include Barolo Grill, Second Home Kitchen and Bar, NoRTH, Elway’s, and Hapa Sushi & Sake Bar. Piatti is a restaurant that offers great quality rustic Italian cuisine along with unique cocktails designed and created in house.
The nearest major airport to Cherry Creek is Denver International Airport. Featuring international and domestic flights from Denver, Colorado, this airport is 33 miles from the neighborhood. East 1st Avenue and Colorado Boulevard both run through Cheery Creek and the area is serviced by the RTD public bus system, which provides direct connections to Denver’s CBD. Bus routes from Cherry Creek also run to Alameda Station, where you can transfer to the Denver light rail network.