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A proud suburb of Denver, Northglenn, CO provides many opportunities, attractions and fine living as part of the larger Denver community. With a population of 35,000, Northglenn is a growing community that features plenty

The History of Northglenn

The history of this vibrant community is part of the history of Denver itself as it expanded over the 150+ years of its existence.  The actual history of Northglenn begins in 1959 when a large section of land north of Denver was allocated for residential, industrial and recreational use. Founded by the Perl-Mack Co, the amount of interest grew substantially over the next few years and by 1962 over 3,000 homes had been constructed.

The establishment of Northglenn became official in 1969 with the formation of the city council and election of Hugh Danahy as the first mayor of this newly formed city. Since that time, Northglenn has grown considerably over the years, adding new services, facilities and building neighborhoods to meet the needs of the community.

Living In Northglenn

The lifestyle in Northglenn is relaxed with quiet neighborhoods, beautiful homes and a relatively low crime rate that makes Northglenn an attractive place for many families. The location of Northglenn also makes it quite popular for those who work or enjoy activities in downtown Denver. The close location, accesses to highways and public transportation from busses to railways makes Northglenn an ideal place to live.

There are numerous shopping centers, restaurants, and other local retail stores provide plenty of convenience for Northglenn residents. The local flavor also compliments the Northglenn lifestyle as well, making it the perfect place to raise a family.

The real estate situation in Northglenn offers a good variety of homes in different size and prize ranges. The location, quality of living and emphasis on creating a safe atmosphere has contributed to the growth of Northglenn, even through difficult economic times.

The Attractions of Northglenn

There are a number of attractions that can be found in Northglenn, CO. However, the location of Northglenn may be the biggest attraction for new residents as it is near highways has impressive access to all of the Denver area.

Water World is one of the largest family water parks in the US. At over 64 acres, Water World features over 40 attractions with amazing rides that’s perfect for the entire family. In addition to Water World, the Boondocks Food and Fun center is also a popular attraction in the area, featuring many activities from bowling, bumper boats, laser tag and more.

Despite being a relatively young city, Northglenn features a number of nearby historical society organizations thanks to its proximity to the well established neighborhoods and regions of Denver. This unique combination of the historic and modern have helped shape Northglenn.

Overall, for those who are looking at moving to the Denver area, Northglenn, CO offers a number of advantages for families who are looking for safe, modern neighborhoods, people looking for employment opportunities and anyone who wants easy access to the main areas of Denver. Northglenn is certainly one of the most attractive suburbs in the Denver area. 

Northglenn Zip Codes: 80233, 80234, 80260

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5 Beds 2 Baths 5782492 MLS
This completely remodeled mid-century beauty is located in a quiet and beautifully cared for neighborhood. Walk right into the gleaming refinished hardwood floors on the main level with wonderful natural light. The kitchen has been opened up for a smoothless flow from the living room and great for entertaining. Brand new soft close cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, porcelain backsplash and flooring. There is a rarely found large pantry along with an abundance of cabinets in the kitchen for storage. New recessed lighting in the kitchen and living room keeps it light and bright. There are three bedrooms on the main floor with a remodeled full bathroom. All new doors, hardware and ceiling fans on the main floor along with newer windows and Bali double cell blinds. The downstairs has newer carpet, a spacious family room, 2 additional non conforming bedrooms, a massive utility room with lots of extra storage and a remodeled 3/4 bathroom. The walk-in shower has all new tile, a new vanity, lights and mirror completing the remodeled bathroom. The outside has been repainted along with the front and backyards leveled and new fencing. Sit back and relax under your covered patio and enjoy the fruits from the peach tree, apricot tree and grapes in the huge, private backyard. This home is move-in ready with all the remodeling already completed for you!

11345 Franklin Street, Northglenn

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