Living in Downtown Greeley

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Living in Downtown Greeley

If you’re searching for a dynamic and energetic place to call home, look no further than downtown Greeley, Colorado. Nestled in the heart of this vibrant city, downtown Greeley offers a unique and captivating living experience that combines history, culture, and community. Living in downtown Greeley offers the best of Colorado at a great price. We hope you’ll consider renting from the 609 Studios if you’re planning to move to Greeley or are looking for a new apartment to call home. Keep reading to learn some of the benefits of living in downtown Greeley


The heart of the city 

Living downtown means immersing yourself in the heart of the city. From the moment you step outside your front door, you’ll experience the conveniences of local restaurants, sights, and smiles from fellow residents. With our apartments being steps away from downtown Greeley, you’ll also get to experience the best the city has to offer from the comfort of your new apartment. 

Longtime Greeley residents remember a different, less thriving downtown. But in the last decade, living in downtown Greeley has become a wonderful reality with all of the amenities that have been added. Within half a mile of The 609 Studios, there is literally everything you need: from groceries and dining to nightlife and places to play and study. There are fantastic restaurants that serve some of Greeley’s best food: The Ranch, Doug’s Diner, The Cow Saloon and Eatery, Roasty’s Cafe & Diner, The Centennial Public House, and Meeker’s Colorado Kitchen and Bar, all a short walk from your new apartment. Feeling a craving for some sweets or pastries? Try The Bakery, where you can also get expertly designed cakes. If you are into popcorn, you won’t want to miss out on Mom’s Popcorn, where you can get gourmet popcorn balls and cakes, and gift baskets, all in a variety of flavors. 

Need an outfit that no one else will have? Try Accessories with a Flair — and Hair! This eclectic shop provides stylish clothes, hats, wigs, skincare, jewelry, and you can even book a hair appointment. Need a gift for a friend? Try Warm Hugs Mixes and Gifts, where you can find an impressive collection of homemade mixes, fashion and jewelry, and other unique gifts for everyone in your family.

You will be next door to Greeley’s newest addition, LINC Library Innovation Center, where you can work with 3D printers or even spend time honing your woodworking skills. The center also contains an art studio, a recording studio, and a podcast studio. The building has 60 available computers scattered throughout. Whether you need a quiet place to relax and read a good book or a workspace for a new hobby, the LINC Center is just steps away from home at The 609 Studios.

Walkability and convenience 

One of the greatest perks of living in downtown Greeley is being at the center of all the action. Everything you need is just a short walk away. Imagine stepping out for a morning coffee at a cozy café or taking an evening walk just down the street to enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Downtown Greeley provides an array of dining options, boutique shops, art galleries, and entertainment venues all just steps away from your apartment. Come see for yourself!

Speaking of entertainment, downtown’s bar scene is a blast and is a great meeting spot for friends. Recent additions have added a bit more fun and excitement to the downtown experience, such as Stella’s Pinball Arcade and Lounge. This is a fun throwback to the arcade games of yesteryear, but it also has good food and drink and is a great place to have birthday parties and events for the entire family. Stella’s offers weekly comedy shows, open mic nights, as well as karaoke.

Not even a block away is the Hatchet House, another fun place to get together with friends and family and have a little healthy competition. The Hatchet House offers packages for groups such as bachelor and bachelorette parties or just a good 90-minute diversion after a downtown dinner date. If you have never thrown axes before, they have coaches available to help you swing like a pro while you are living in downtown Greeley. You can even join their league to play with your friends.

And don’t forget the city’s first distilleries: Syntax Spirits, where you can order up a specialty cocktail after work or on the weekends, and order some good sandwiches and small plates. At 477 Distilling, you also can enjoy craft spirits and enjoy yourself on Trivia Night, along with their many music events. Living in downtown Greeley, you can easily walk to your apartment after a couple of drinks and get home safely.

Historic charm just steps away 

Greeley’s downtown is a treasure trove of history and beautiful buildings. Living in our downtown apartment allows you to become part of this rich history of amazing architecture and charm that the city has to offer. When you’re done exploring downtown, you’ll get to come back to your apartment complete with modern amenities and luxury living. You’ll have a hard time wanting to leave your apartment. 

The main reason Greeley’s downtown has so much history is because this is where this city got started back in the 1800s. The Greeley History Museum is a short walk to learn all about its founding and its vibrant past. If you want to make it a day of history, don’t miss out on the Colorado Model Railroad Museum, sure to delight model train enthusiasts as well as those who want to experience a miniature world of wonder.

A thriving cultural scene 

Downtown Greeley is a hub of cultural activity and artistic expression. The area boasts an impressive array of art galleries, museums, theaters, and performance venues that cater to diverse tastes. Whether you’re an art enthusiast, a theater buff, or simply appreciate the beauty of creativity, living in downtown Greeley means having easy access to a wide range of cultural experiences. We can’t wait for you to experience it first-hand. 

The city’s 1% for Art program is alive and well downtown, with its many murals and “Uptown Trees,” sculptures and decorated traffic “cabinets.” The city has placed 31 new urban trees throughout the downtown 8th Avenue corridor, including three new pieces in late 2023. Need a good event to take the family or your friends on to explore a little of Greeley’s cultural scene? Use this map to visit all of the city’s public artwork. If you would rather see art indoors, downtown doesn’t disappoint. The downtown area has seven studios and art galleries to practice the art in your heart, and to view and/or purchase others’ masterpieces.

If you haven’t visited The Kress Cinema & Lounge, you will be delighted. Here is an intimate theater in which you can have a cocktail and nosh on munchies while you watch top-rated, just-released movies, classics, documentaries, and indie flicks while you relax in the comfort of a plush chair. It’s like sitting in your living room with a big theater experience. You can watch one of our many movies, host a party of your own, and spend some time in the Speakeasy downstairs. Down the street, you can enjoy the many Latin flavors of Luna’s Tacos & Tequila

An awesome community & fun events 

Living in downtown Greeley means becoming part of a close-knit community where neighbors become friends. Downtown Greeley hosts numerous community events throughout the year that bring residents together and create lasting memories. From lively farmers’ markets to fun street festivals, there’s always something happening in Greeley.

You and your friends and/or family can get to know downtown Greeley through this fun and informative scavenger hunt. Install the Let’s Roam app to do the tour on your own with friends or as a team-building experience. Each hunt is different and themed for special occasions, and is sold as a delightful way to learn your way around Greeley’s past, present, and future.Are you into hockey? At the IceHaus just a block away from your new home, you can get on the ice yourself or watch the Colorado Grit, a member of the North American Hockey League where players develop their talent on the ice for future opportunities while also providing a fun atmosphere for families. This is a hometown, action-packed venue you can walk to. And just think of all the great places downtown where you can get a bite or a drink after the game.

Feels like home already right?

These a just a few of the many benefits of living in downtown Greeley, but we hope that you’ll experience all these and more for yourself. If you’re in the market for a new apartment in Greeley, we hope you’ll consider renting from the 609 Studios. Don’t forget to check out our blog on Affordable Studio Apartments for Rent too. 

Looking for even more benefits of living in downtown Greeley? 

We’ve included some additional benefits below. 

  1. Convenience: Living in downtown Greeley offers unparalleled convenience, with everything you need just steps away. From grocery stores and restaurants to entertainment venues and shopping centers, you’ll have easy access to all your daily necessities.
  2. Walkability: Downtown Greeley is designed for pedestrians, making it a walker’s paradise. Enjoy strolling through tree-lined streets, exploring local shops, and discovering hidden gems without the need for a car. It’s a great way to stay active and reduce your carbon footprint.
  3. Vibrant Culture: Immerse yourself in Greeley’s vibrant culture by living in the heart of downtown. From art galleries and museums to theaters and live music venues, you’ll be surrounded by artistic expression, cultural events, and a thriving creative scene.
  4. Historic Charm: Experience the allure of Greeley’s rich history through the historic architecture and charming buildings that line the streets of downtown. Living in a historic district allows you to embrace the unique character and stories of the past while enjoying modern amenities.
  5. Community Spirit: Downtown Greeley fosters a strong sense of community. Engage with friendly neighbors, participate in local events, and build lasting connections with like-minded individuals who share your passion for downtown living.
  6. Dining Delights: Downtown Greeley is a culinary haven, offering a diverse range of dining options. From cozy cafes and trendy bistros to upscale restaurants and international cuisines, you’ll never run out of new places to satisfy your taste buds.
  7. Entertainment Hub: Living downtown means having a front-row seat to a plethora of entertainment options. Enjoy live performances, concerts, art exhibits, and festivals throughout the year, all within walking distance from your doorstep.
  8. Shopping Paradise: Downtown Greeley is home to a variety of unique boutiques, specialty stores, and local businesses. Discover one-of-a-kind treasures, support local artisans, and indulge in retail therapy whenever the mood strikes.
  9. Green Spaces: Despite its urban setting, downtown Greeley boasts green spaces and parks where you can relax, enjoy a picnic, or take a leisurely stroll. Escape the hustle and bustle and find serenity in the midst of the city.
  10. Access to Recreation: Living in downtown Greeley means easy access to outdoor recreational opportunities. Explore nearby trails for hiking, biking, or running, or take advantage of the proximity to rivers and lakes for fishing, kayaking, and other water activities.
  11. Transportation Options: Downtown Greeley offers convenient transportation options, including public transit, bike lanes, and shared mobility services. Embrace alternative modes of transportation and enjoy the benefits of reduced traffic and increased mobility.
  12. Thriving Local Economy: By living downtown, you contribute to the growth and sustainability of local businesses. Supporting small businesses helps stimulate the local economy, foster entrepreneurship, and create a vibrant downtown community for everyone to enjoy.

Hear from our residents

Need more reasons why you should consider living in downtown Greeley with us? Check out this 5-star review from our resident, Emily Ernst. 

“My boyfriend and I have been living at 609 studios for the past 4 months and we love it here. The building manager Alisha is extremely helpful and friendly! I would highly recommend living here! :)”



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