Favorite

Best of Urban Living: Readers' Poll Results 


Best Neighborhood

Gold
Old Colorado City

Silver
Old North End

Bronze
Downtown


Best Community Center

Gold
Hillside Community Center
925 S. Institute St., 578-6889

Silver
YMCA Downtown
207 N. Nevada Ave., 471-9790

www.ppymca.org

Bronze
Colorado Springs Senior Center
1514 N. Hancock Ave., 385-5933


Best School District

Gold
District 11

Silver
District 12

Bronze
District 20


Best Nonprofit Organization

Gold
Center for Prevention of

Domestic Violence
320 S. El Paso St., 633-1462

24-Hour Crisis Line: 633-3819

Silver
Citizens Project
121 E. Pikes Peak Ave.,

Suite 210, 520-9899

http://citproj.ppages.com/

Bronze
Humane Society
633 S. 8th St., 473-1741


Best Architectural Treasure

Gold
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
215 S. Tejon St, 578-6650

www.cspm.org

Completed in 1903

Silver
Lowell Elementary School
831 S. Nevada Ave.

Completed in 1891

Bronze
United States Air Force Academy

Cadet Chapel
Colorado Springs, 333-2636

www.usafa.af.mil

Completed in 1963


Best Publi1c

Artwork

Gold
Starr Kempf's yard
2057 Pine Grove Ave.

Silver
Gen. William Jackson Palmer Statue by Nathan D. Potter
Intersection of Nevada and Platte avenues

Dedicated Sept. 1, 1921

Bronze
"BISON bison" by Richard Jagoda
Intersection of Cascade and Pikes Peak avenues

Sponsored by U.S. Bank Art on the Streets


Best Playground

Gold
Palmer Park

Silver
Memorial Park

Bronze
Bear Creak Park


Best Sports Team

Gold
Sky Sox
4385 Tutt Ave., 597-1449

www.skysox.com

Silver
Colorado College Tigers, men's

hockey
14 E. Cache La Poudre St.,

389-6607

www.coloradocollege.edu/athlet-

ics/hockey/

Bronze
Gold Kings
Colorado Springs World Arena,

579-9000

www.coloradogoldkings.com


Best After-midnight Hangout

Gold
Denny's Restaurant
Six locations around town

ww4w.dennys.com

Silver
Tony's
311 N. Tejon St., 228-6566

Bronze
Underground Club
130 E. Kiowa Street, 633-0590


Best Thing about Living in the Springs

Gold
Close to the mountains

Silver
Beautiful views

Bronze
The weather


Best Thing Colorado Springs Needs Most

Gold
An ocean

Silver
East-west expressway

Bronze
More Democrats


Most Pressing Local Issue

Gold
Growth and development

Silver
Affordable housing

Bronze
Education

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