Neighborhood Spotlight CoryMerrill

Dated: 08/26/2019

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Cory-Merrill is a quiet neighborhood near south Denver, with a population of around 4,749. For a variety of reasons, Cory-Merrill is one of the best places to live in Colorado.

Bounded by South University Boulevard on the west, East Mississippi and East Tennessee avenues on the north, South Colorado Boulevard on the east and Interstate 25 on the south. It is wedged between the Bonnie Brae and University neighborhoods. Featuring an abundance of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks, living in Cory-Merrill offers residents an urban feel. The area is largely made up of families and young professionals and also feature above-average public schools.

In this popular neighborhood, you’ll find large lots and a mix of traditional brick ranches and Tudors, and stately new and remodeled homes. Most residents in this area are homeowners, as opposed to renters. The neighborhood lies just north of the University of Denver and is also close by to Washington Park, provides miles of recreational paths, lakes, and gardens.

Residents of Cory-Merrill have easy access to attractions in Cherry Creek and are close to the charming shops and restaurants of Bonnie Brae and Old South Gaylord.

Homes in this area fall on the pricier side, however, most residents find the location and nearby amenities well worth the cost. In fact, the Cory-Merrill neighborhood has made several “best” lists according to neighborhood research and ranking site,, including:

  • #7 of 75 – Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Denver

  • #8 of 75 – Best Neighborhoods to Buy a House in Denver

  • #14 of 75 – Best Neighborhoods to Live in Denver

While it’s not quite a buyer’s market in Denver yet, inventory is on the rise, giving buyers more options. Are you ready to check out the popular Cory-Merrill neighborhood? Contact Metrowest today – we’d love to show you around!

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