Welcome to Aurora the home to the Fitzsimons Army Hospital, Buckley airfield, and the former Lowry Airfield, Aurora got its start as a military town. Fitzsimons, was decommissioned in 1999, the facility has undergone a renaissance and is now home to the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and Hospital, Children’s Hospital, and The Anschutz Medical Campus, a 3.4 million square feet of world-class education, patient care, and medical research space.
As Colorado’s third largest city, and has approximately half the population of Denver. Still growing, Aurora has all the richness and diversity you would expect from a city its size, a symphony orchestra, museums, art festivals, old movie houses, award-winning golf courses, and an elaborate trail system for hiking, biking, and even riding horses. There are over 250 green spaces nearby for residents to explore, like Pronghorn Natural Area and Plains Conservation Center.
Those looking for real estate in Aurora will find the surrounding area perfect. Aurora is largely suburban in character, composed of dozens of neighborhoods, districts and (current and former) military installations. The city is a prime example of redevelopment with the creation of new housing, recreation, and business in and around its former airfields but even with that growth, it boasts more than 100 parks and 6,000 acres of open space surrounding top Aurora real estate.
In 2008, Aurora was designated an “All-America City” by the National Civic League and Forbes magazine recently ranked Aurora ninth in the top 10 safest big cities in the country coupled with highly regarded school districts, Aurora is a very appealing place to live. With homes for sale in Aurora available at almost every price point, many are finding this city the ideal destination in their home search.
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