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Lakewood is a city suburb of Denver, the capital city of the American state of Colorado. It is located 7 miles west of Denver. Much of Lakewood is an upscale residential neighborhood. This city doesn’t have a true downtown area, but there are many small shopping centers. Belmar is created town center offering a mix of retail, residential, cultural, and public space. A unique aspect of Belmar is its designated Arts District, which houses a number of artist studios, several gallery spaces, and a nonprofit fine art photography school.
Lakewood’s economy is based on retail, food service, high-tech industries, and the largest employer is the government. Companies based in Lakewood include headquarters for Einstein Bros. Bagels, FirstBank Holding Co, and The Integer Group. Other top employers in Lakewood include Denver Federal Center, Jefferson County Public Schools, Terumo, and ServiceMagic. There are many opportunities for executive suites in the Lakewood area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Lakewood. It is close to the mountains and the area typically has over 300 days of sun each year, so the city has a very active reputations. Outdoor activities in the area include winter skiing, snowmobiling, and summer hiking, climbing, kayaking, bicycling, and camping. There is also the Lakewood Cultural Center, a regional theater and arts venue that features a 316-seat auditorium, community room, gallery/exhibit space, gift shop, classrooms, and lobby space. Performances are give by nationally and internationally recognized artists, and performances or exhibits featuring work by local artists, schools, and performing arts organizations. Dining options in Lakewood Chad’s Grill, 240 Union, Elephant Bar Restaurant, Baker Street Pub & Grill, White Fence Farm, and Ted’s Montana Grill.
The closest major airport to Lakewood, Colorado is Denver International Airport (DEN/KDEN). This airport is located 32 miles from the city center. The suburb is easily accessed via State Highway 470 and US Route 285. From the city center, 6th Avenue passes straight through Lakewood providing an efficient link to the suburb. The area is served by Denver’s RTD bus service with the major stops being Lakewood Commons Station, Federal Center Station and Green Mountain Plaza Station. The West Rail Line, which will be the cities first RTD FasTracks rail line, is to open on April 26 and will serve Lakewood.