RIVA RIDGE is ideally located near the foothills of the Rockies just three blocks west of Union Boulevard and two blocks south of West Sixth Avenue. The community is in a prime area of Lakewood approximately eight miles west of downtown Denver. The business along Union Boulevard and West Colfax Avenue provide shopping, restaurants, services and recreation opportunities for RIVA RIDGE residents. For those interested in public transportation, there is a Park n Ride four blocks from RIVA RIDGE from where commuters can take an express bus to the downtown area or from where connections can be made to all areas of the city. There are a total of 102 apartments in three buildings.