Central Core

Central Core becomes the perfect blend of small-­‐town charm, captivating culture and the attributes of a cosmopolitan city.

Welcome to Central Core

A unique blend of small-town feel and urban lifestyle.
True to its name, Central Core is a community located in the heart of Aspen. Its strategic location makes it an ideal place for both vacationers and families who want to call Aspen home. The entire neighborhood is dotted with both old and modern architectural gems that give the community a small-town yet cosmopolitan vibe.
Central Core real estate is known for its luxurious penthouses and condominiums, single-family homes, and townhouses. Higher units give residents amazing panoramic views of Aspen’s best spots: Aspen Mountain, Red Mountain, Independence Pass, and Roaring Fork Valley. Some of the best condo buildings with luxurious amenities in Central Core include St. Regis Residences, Independence Square, Clarendon, Chateau Chaumont, and the Hyatt Grand Aspen. Aside from condominium buildings, there are plenty of options available either for lease or for sale.
The community is packed with apartments, single-family homes, and timeshare houses that provide various options for single and group travelers. The residences are located near major establishments for ultimate dining, shopping, nightlife, outdoor sports, and other leisure activities. No matter which dwelling you choose, when you’re in Central Core, you can be assured you’re in the middle of the action.

What to love

  • Proximity to world-class destinations
  • Premier shopping
  • Gourmet dining
  • Friendly neighbors
  • Luxurious properties

People and Lifestyle

Central Core locals are some of the most helpful people in Aspen. Their hospitality is evident in the way they treat their guests in hotels and restaurants. Central Core residents want to give their visitors the best experience while they’re in town.
There is something captivating about the culture in the area. It exudes small-town vibes, yet the streets are bustling with a lively atmosphere. Central Core is an avenue where people can enjoy peace and exclusivity without being completely isolated from the modern world.

Dining, Entertaining, and Shopping

The lively streets of Central Core are dining and shopping meccas. Some restaurants and shops are almost as old as the town itself. These establishments continue to enchant new adventurers every year.
Take a walk on its cobblestone streets and check out the designer shops like Gucci, Prada, Chanel, and so much more. Don’t forget to visit small boutiques for souvenirs and gifts. Most shops can be found on Galena Street and Monarch Street; both are accessible by foot or by car.
After shopping wears you out, it’s time to get some fuel. Take your favorite pick from French, American, Italian, and Japanese cuisine, or experience new tastes from specialty restaurants offering fusions and regional gastronomy. Popular Downtown restaurants include Jimmy’s, Cache Cache and The Red Onion. If the night is still young, head to a wine bar or club. Popular spots include Eric’s Bar and the Cigar Bar.

Things to Do

There are a plethora of things to do in Central Core. Aside from shops, bars, and restaurants, the Aspen Art Museum allows you to marvel at a vast collection of masterpieces from around the world. The museum also showcases different events throughout the year.
If you love classical music, the performances from Wheeler Opera House are sure to please. The Guest Pavilion and Cooper Avenue are notable dining and shopping spots as well. If you have a sweet tooth, Paradise Bakery, home to a giant gummy bear, is the best place to be.
Of course, it wouldn’t be Aspen without some incredible skiing. One of the best spots, Silver Queen Gondola, is just outside your doorstep!


Central Core is part of the Aspen School District, which is a top school system in Colorado.
  • Aspen Elementary School: Public, PK-4
  • Aspen Middle School: Public, 5-8
  • Aspen High School: Public, 9-12

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