Welcome to River North
The art capital of Denver.
River North is Denver's latest up-and-coming neighborhood. This hip enclave has a strong focus on reclaiming its existing structures to create a modern look while still maintaining its classic charm and personality. Most buildings in River North are old warehouses that have been turned into art galleries, restaurants, shopping areas, and event venues. The reclaimed warehouse spaces around RiNo have provided a new lease of life to the neighborhood as artists have taken up the challenge of giving the area a new, fresh look. You’ll find colorful murals and endearing graffiti art around RiNo as artists showcase their talents by recreating popular images and abstract art onto the sides of old buildings around the neighborhood.
River North is part of Denver's Five Points, a multicultural hub with an expansive range of popular bars, eateries, and galleries. The area is close to fellow micro-communities like Ballpark and Curtis Park, as well as cultural hotspots like the Roxy Theatre and Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom.
RiNo is the perfect place for young professionals, couples, and families, as it boasts a central location with easy access to all of Denver. Its road network and public transportation systems provide comfortable commutes to and from work.
What to Love
A hip neighborhood buzzing with creative brilliance
Instant access to Five Point’s most popular attractions
A rich art district with strong influences
RiNo offers a vibrant, high-spirited lifestyle to its residents. Single-family homes, apartments, and townhomes make up the area’s real estate. The area’s youthful population makes RiNo a fun and lively neighborhood full of social events and festivals. As a result, many businesses have made a home here. Restaurants, galleries, and shops line RiNo’s commercial areas, with more just moments away from the community.
Residents are welcoming and embrace all people. They understand the value of cultural and creative diversity. The area is a creative hub for many art events, including art walks and fairs. RiNo’s artistic and creative expression encourages locals to think outside of the box and express themselves.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
There are countless dining options in and around RiNo. Wood-fired pizza and creative pasta combinations are served at Cart-Driver
, a popular Italian restaurant located on Larimer Street. For authentic, traditional-style Chinese fare, look no further than Hop Alley
. Dio Mio’s
Italian cuisine is just as flavorful as Cart-Driver. Enjoy classic small plates at the locale’s full-service bar, and afterward, enjoy a cup of coffee from Hotbox Roasters
Breweries, bars, and distilleries abound in the area and provide residents with plenty of opportunities to kick back, relax, and enjoy drinks with friends after a long day of work. Popular watering holes include Black Shirt Brewing
, Crooked Stave
, Epic Brewing Company
, and Blue Moon Brewing Company
Things to Do
Residents and visitors have numerous options to choose from when deciding what to do in River North. No trip to RiNo is complete without booking or attending an event at Modern Nomad
. This home goods store features a curated selection of high-end furniture and an events space. The area’s workshop space offers a sophisticated lounge, full-service kitchen, and more inside its 5,500-square-foot warehouse.
Sample wines at The Infinite Monkey Theorem
, a quirky winery in the heart of RiNo, or enjoy live music at Larimer Lounge
. This longtime establishment features a bar and a spacious venue perfect for small concerts and live performances. For large-scale concerts, grab a ticket to The Mission Ballroom
, a popular event space hosting some of Denver’s most iconic music concerts. Jazz lovers flock to Nocturne
, whose bi-level lounge features delicious cocktails, delectable small plates, and live music.