The original heart of Colorado Springs — where the first platting stakes were driven (at the intersection of Pikes Peak and Cascade Avenues in 1871), and from where the entire city has sprung forth since. Homes in this area range widely in style and value, from lofts to historic bungalows and century-old estates. All are conveniently located to nearby entertainment, dining, and shopping opportunities. Easy access to I-25 provides a gateway to all that Colorado offers. Picturesque walkways adorned with trees, flowers and local artwork lead to more than 65 dining establishments, 40 retail shops, and many other attractions. Arts, music, museums, parks, artisan food and drink,nightlife — the urban lifestyle and all it consists of is right here.