The Cory-Merrill neighborhood features large lots with original Tudors, bungalows and small ranch style homes – many of which have been recently remodeled, or completely replaced by spacious new homes. Bounded by Mississippi, I-25, University and Colorado, Cory-Merrill is offers peaceful living, just minutes from downtown Denver.

Nearby Washington Park provides miles of recreational paths, lakes and gardens. Because of the neighborhood’s quick access to I-25 and the light rail, residents can easily enjoy attractions in Cherry Creek, the charming shops and restaurants of Bonnie Brae and Old South Gaylord, as well as miles of recreational paths, lakes and gardens in Washington Park.


Named after the schools in the area, Cory-Merrill was once part of the Town of South Denver (which had boundaries along the South Platte River, Alameda Avenue, Colorado Boulevard and Yale Avenue). It was founded in 1858 to be a dry town because its citizens didn’t like the saloons that had taken over Denver…

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Stephen Knight Center for Early Education:
3245 E. Exposition Ave.
Denver, CO 80209-4924
Principal: Renee Vanhorn

John J. Cory Elementary School:
1550 S. Steele Street
Denver, CO 80210
Fax: 720.424.8405
Principal: Jennifer Harris

Creativity, Community, Challenge (C3) at Merrill:
1551 South Monroe Street
Denver, Colorado 80210
Principal: Julia Shepherd

Merrill Middle School:
1551 Monroe St.
Denver, CO 80210
Cell (303) 829-3624
Office (720) 424-0622
Community Engagement Regional Coordinator: David Edmonds

South High School:
1700 E. Louisiana Ave.
Denver, CO80210
Tel: 720-423-6000
Fax: 720-423-6280
Principal: Kristin Waters

Home Styles

The two main house styles in Cory Merrill are 50/50:

  • Ranch
  • Two Story