A quiet neighborhood known for its beautiful tree-lined streets and tight-knit community.

Welcome to Bonnie Brae/Cory-Merrill

Serene living in Denver's most attractive neighborhoods. 
Bonnie Brae and Cory Merrill are two of the most attractive neighborhoods in Denver, Colorado. Bonnie Brae is a quiet neighborhood known for its beautiful tree-lined streets and tight-knit community. It's a serene residential neighborhood, and its beautiful houses, mostly constructed in the 1930s and 1940s, line the peaceful streets of this neighborhood. With many of its original constructions intact, houses range from cozy old-fashioned homes to splendid new constructions. 
Named after the schools in the region, Cory-Merrill features a mix of old-fashioned brick ranch-style homes and newer-model houses. North of Denver University, Cory-Merrill offers a serene suburban feel with quiet living close to Downtown Denver. The nearby Washington Park offers miles of hiking trails, gardens, and lakes. Locals have access to attractions in Cherry Creeks and are close to upscale restaurants and charming shops of Old South Gaylord and Bonnie Brae. 

What to Love

  • Iconic Denver architecture around every turn
  • Access to upscale restaurants, top schools, and charming shops
  • Serene high-end living

Local Lifestyle

Those who value walkability and outdoor activities should look no further than Cory-Merrill and Bonnie Brae. Part of the charm of the Cory-Merrill neighborhood is its proximity to Downtown Denver. This neighborhood is close to the I-25 and has a light rail station and several operational buses throughout the day. The Bonnie Brae neighborhood boasts several notable restaurants and pubs, such as Bonnie Brae Ice Cream, which appeals to residents and tourists alike. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Cory-Merrill and Bonnie Brae have a thriving shopping and restaurant scene. On a hot Summer day, ensure you treat yourself to some delicious ice cream from Bonnie Brae Ice Cream. This ice cream shop serves quality ice cream and provides a friendly place for Bonnie Brae and Cory-Merrill residents to gather and interact with each other. Campus Lounge is an upscale watering hole with a patio that serves classic cocktails and New American comfort food. For premium hand-roasted coffee, head over to ink! Coffee Bonnie BKatherine's French Bakery & Café is a European-style bakery specializing in French pastries, cookies, and cakes. 

Things to Do

There is no shortage of activity in these two neighborhoods. You can take a stroll along University Blvd, where you will find several notable restaurants and shops, including Bonnie Brae Ice Cream. 
Cory-Merrill and Bonnie Brae feature iconic Denver architecture, with a mix of mid-century ranch-style houses and small houses. You can take a stroll along the streets and take in the unique Denver designs found throughout the community. These neighborhoods also have quick and convenient access to Washington Park. This park features exquisite flower gardens, two lakes, and winding trails for jogging and hiking. You can also visit Bonnie Brae Park and enjoy its beautiful scenery and iconic Denver architecture. 


Denver County 1 School District serves the Bonnie Brae and Cory-Merrill neighborhoods. Top schools in this neighborhood include:
  • Cory Elementary School (Public), Grades 1-5
  • Merrill Middle School (Public), Grades 6-8
  • Denver South High School (Public), Grades 9-12
  • St Vincent De Paul School (Private), Grades PK-8

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