ABOUT ENGLEWOOD, CO
Today’s Englewood is a distinct reflection of its colorful history. There is still a focus on transportation, education, and the arts. Developments are rising from the ground to help boost the area’s economy and transportation remains an important aspect of planning for Englewood’s future. CityCenter Englewood, built on the old Cinderella City site, is a national model for mixed-use transit-oriented development. The Englewood Station features RTD’s light rail C & D lines with streamlined access to downtown Denver along with a bus transit hub. Check out the RTD interactive map here. Download the RTD Map here.
The Englewood area has also become a hub for healthcare providers. Swedish Medical Center, Level 1 Trauma Center, is the Denver area's referral center for neurotrauma and is a recognized leader in the treatment of stroke. Craig Hospital has been rated one of the Top Ten Rehabilitation Hospitals in the United States. Many other healthcare providers and specialty clinics have located in Englewood, as well.
Englewood continues to offer an array of arts and entertainment amenities. The historic Gothic Theatre has been refurbished and operates as a successful entertainment venue. Englewood’s elected officials have placed an emphasis on art throughout the community, welcoming public art displays and encouraging performances of music, theater, and dance. Englewood’s focus on education is also apparent today. The school district includes two high schools, two middle schools, and five elementary schools. In addition, there are three private schools serving the community. Englewood prides itself on its quality education. Today, recreational amenities abound in Englewood. The community boasts 12 neighborhood parks, several athletic fields, an award-winning recreation center, a first-class golf course, one of the most successful senior centers in the region, and the popular Pirates Cove Family Aquatics Center.