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Blake & Allison

1280 S Birch St, Denver, CO 80246
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53%
City Average
09/19/14
Resident

The manager in the 1240 building on Birch street has a combatant attitude when dealing with the tenants. She operates as a tyrant and very unfriendly. Will not recommend people to rent apt from this company. Very unfriendly landlord I have… Full Review ▶

09/03/14
Resident

SLUMLORDS IS RIGHT! This management company never fixes anything, but constantly RAISES THE RENT AND UTILITIES. There are two elevators in this building, but only one works. The washers and dryers are constantly breaking down, and never are they repaired or… Full Review ▶

06/14/14
Resident

SLUM LORDS! This place is awful to live in! DO NOT SIGN A LEASE HERE! The staff is VERY UNHELPFUL! The elevator hasn't worked in my building for almost a year. There is dog poop EVERYWHERE! The -------apartment manager is unfriendly… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
01/25/14
Resident

I signed a 1 year lease here last year around February. Since I've been here I've had multiple maintenance issues in the first month and they've continued to this day. My power didn't even work in my Master Bed until the… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
08/10/13
Resident

I love the new office staff. Its so nice to have a manager that actually cares about improving the property! They just redid the office and it gives it such a great "THIS IS HOME" feeling. I hope they stick around… Full Review ▶

08/09/13
Resident

I've lived here for about a year now and I definitely plan on renewing. The new office team seems really sweet and fun and like they really want to make improvements to the complex! Great apartment for what you pay and… Full Review ▶

07/11/13
Resident

I have lived here for a couple of years now and I really like it. The office staff is friendly and the new manager seems really sweet. Maintenance is quick and the property is alway kept clean. Blake & Allison is… Full Review ▶

07/02/13
Resident

I can't wait to move when my lease is up at the end of August. My roommate and I have had maintenance issue after issue and it takes reminders and several phone calls to get things taken care of. Currently the… Full Review ▶

06/11/13
Resident

Overall horrible experience living here. Thought it would be a great deal for such a central location and larger-than-average square footage. - There is a huge support beam/cupboard thing in the middle of the kitchen (they call it a "pantry") that… Full Review ▶

06/03/13
Resident

We are coming to the end of our 12 month lease and cannot wait to move one. Issues we've encountered: Cockroaches - tons of them. Noise level - children play in the hallways and common areas of the buildings until after… Full Review ▶

04/23/13
Resident

Love it here!! The staff is amazing and loving how large my one bedroom is. The hallways are always so clean and the staff has such great customer service. I would definitely rent here and refer anyone to rent here as… Full Review ▶

10/23/12
Resident

This apartment complex is divided into 4 buildings, with 2 of the Allison layout and 2 with the Blake layout. We moved from out of state, sight unseen into an Allison apartment in July. The unit we moved in to was… Full Review ▶

08/28/12
Resident

MANY PROBLEMS and bad AC, but might be right for you. We chose a 2 BR in the Blake because it offers a lot of space for the money. The space looks nice, but we've had numerous major problems (detailed below)… Full Review ▶

06/21/12
Resident

Building-wise, the Blake and the Allison is average. However, after talking to a number of people who had moved into the similar apartments in the area, I realized how lucky we were to be dealing with the staff at The Blake.… Full Review ▶

03/26/12
Prospective Resident

Hey Readers: I would like to tell you about my current apartment for which I really enjoy. I have lived here not 6 months and feel that I can say what I feel about the property. I viewed the ratings before… Full Review ▶

02/29/12
Resident

I have lived here for one year and just signed a new lease and never really had any problem like what is listed below. The staff is friendly and apartment are kept clean, over all i enjoy living here. Full Review ▶

12/27/11
Resident

Currently my Grandmother lives in the 1280 building and she loves it. She has lived there for many years and the is the 1st time she feels needed and happy. The office staff now has gone above their normal job with… Full Review ▶

10/03/11
Resident

I just want to say how much I have enjoyed living here and sad that I have to leave. I know this summer has been great for me and my family. The building looks good and gret, plus green grass is… Full Review ▶

09/29/11
Resident

I read the reviews after moving in and so far I haven't encountered any problems, If or when I do I will repost this. Full Review ▶

09/02/11
Prospective Resident

I just moved into The Blake building on the 5th floor, I love my view but was almost did not due to all that was listed. I have not found any of the issues that are stated in the other comments… Full Review ▶

08/27/11
Resident

The day of move in we find out there was a RAPE in the laundry room and I can see why the laundry room is a creepy area with doors that someone can easly close and trap another person in there!… Full Review ▶

08/21/11
Resident

I had a terrible experience living at the Blake and Allison. My lease is about to end and I'm counting the days. I had cockroach problems the entire time I lived here. Even though my apt was sprayed several times, it… Full Review ▶

08/01/11
Resident

Worst apartments I have ever lived in. The entire time i rented there was a cockroach infestation. The New manager is HORRABLE. he rolls his eyes at you and won't even let you speak when your in his office. Full Review ▶

11/12/10
Resident

first i feel as tho i was tricked into moving in here the staff rushed me thru the leasing i feel in order to hide the actual condition of the buildingsright before i moved in i noticed a insect problem i… Full Review ▶

10/12/10
Resident

boiler room or the pipes 2011. bath water pipes or bath hot turns on now and cold but shower the hott seems gone is boiler room for both shower, bath is there for both the shower water saves money, saves its… Full Review ▶

10/08/10
Resident

Its been a hassle with roaches I sprayed. They sprayed. bed bugs are almost gone. Full Review ▶

10/04/10
Resident

The worst part about the fact that I actually moved into the Blake and Allison, is that I read the online reviews first and saw that the rating was not so great. But I disregarded the reviews from others because they… Full Review ▶

09/23/10
Resident

I have lived here for several years. the previous management was terrible but the new staff is great. They address each concern as needed. Property use to have bugs and look run down but owners have made a great investment in… Full Review ▶

09/18/10
Resident

Apartment living can have it's challenges. Yes, there is some noise, children playing, traffic, people on the move, living their lives. Here are a few facts I've learned to deal with: These buildings were buildt in the late sixty's or early… Full Review ▶

09/09/10
Resident

I had a dream in 2010 of July of jesus the Son in a dreaming wearing Gold. The Son Sun its okay a place to live good neighbors peaceful. Good back area pool looks amazing never used it looks good. Should… Full Review ▶

08/26/10
Resident

We moved in to Allison building three months ago. They did a big remodeling project and it looked great! The maintenance man was always very helpful, and we loved the courtyard and the pool. There was a storage space we were… Full Review ▶

08/25/10
Resident

I moved into the Allison mid May. And I have loved it since I have been here. The staff has been wonderful and very helpful. I love the fact that the building is so incredibly diverse. You have people from Russian,… Full Review ▶

08/15/10
Resident

Some people have written a reviews to tear down and remodel. roaches bed bugs nats. Seeing demons, hell, on my ceiling praying for them to go away they did after awhile. Full Review ▶

07/28/10
Resident

At first my boyfriend and I were so excited to move into these apartments. We chose these over two others we'd been considering. So we move in, and the first time we tried to use our dishwasher (2nd night here) it… Full Review ▶

07/26/10
Resident

We currently are liveing here and have a mold problem all they are trying to do is move my boyfriend & I with our 2 kids to the 5th floor so they can paint over it most likely. Do not move… Full Review ▶

10/26/09
Resident

The apartment I am in has mold which is making me sick. This is only made worse by the fact that the dishwasher does not work and leaks and after three visits from maintenance it is not fixed. If you do… Full Review ▶

09/27/09
Resident

I really like this place!! Close to my work and much, much better then other places in this neighbourhood. Full Review ▶

09/21/09
Resident

I have lived here for over a year. Unfortunately, I re-signed a few months ago. First of all, bed bugs. New bites every morning. I haven't been able to sleep for the past three nights. Then there are roaches. All over… Full Review ▶

08/30/09
Resident

I see that some people are giving bad ratings and I think that they are wrong, they probably didn't get away with something and now they want to bad mouth the place. Come and see it, you'r gonna like it. This… Full Review ▶

08/03/09
Resident

When I first moved here everyone seemed great. The apartment, wow huge. I didn't have enough stuff to even fill it and it was freshly painted, new carpet nice view. Not a month after I moved in I was told they… Full Review ▶

05/18/09
Resident

Ok I signed the lease for this place because of this website... it actually had a high rating back at the end of last year and I'm amazed how quickly it went downhill (unless people just didn't know they can post… Full Review ▶

03/02/09
Resident

For the second time in a month, I have been given a notice that there will be a full extermination of the building in one weeks time. In a normal circumstance, this might not be so upsetting. However, the 4 page… Full Review ▶

03/02/09
Resident

Previously I had written a review detailing the battle against squalid filth and bugs at this complex. I detailed the mold problems, and how much of a joke "central air" is in the Blake buildings. My review won't let me change… Full Review ▶

02/23/09
Resident

I have lived in this area for about 10 years now. While it has gone through many changes (some not so good) it is still a convenient area to live. Up until December of 08' I lived only one block from… Full Review ▶

01/12/09
Resident

Management is terrible. They are not purposely terrible they are just incompetent. They don't know how to use a phone to get back to you on issues. My dishwasher was lying across my kitchen and living room for a week while… Full Review ▶

10/21/08
Resident

I am a new-ish tenant at The Blake and I just have to say that Management and Maintenance are Superb! Really friendly and spot on when it comes to getting things done! The flat is nice, although the carpet is old… Full Review ▶

01/16/08
Resident

Great location, older property with lots of potential. Nice residents and community. Full Review ▶

01/08/08
Resident

I've lived here almost a year and things have deteriorated fairly rapidly. Neighbors are noisy and management takes complaints but nothing changes. The common areas are constantly dirty and things broken. The front door lock was broken 3 separate times, the… Full Review ▶

10/17/07
Resident

I am a current resident at this complex, though the dates reflect otherwise. Each time I try to select "2009" nothing seems to change..... Anyway I have been living in the Allison North for well over a year and a half,… Full Review ▶

11/07/05
Resident

Nice place to live.
Good management people.
Quite. Full Review ▶

06/10/05
Resident

I have lived here for several years and I won't be leaving for a while. The office staff is terrific and the grounds are beautiful. I would recommend this place in a second. Full Review ▶

05/05/05
Resident

Really nice floorplans.
Good management, someone always can complain especially anomomoulsy. I would NOT believe the bs. Go visit the apts. I've lived here 5 years and have enjoyed it.
I would recommend the building.
Great value, great location.
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03/06/05
Resident

The apartment itself is nice enough but expect to wait a while before maintainance fixes any problems you might have. A pipe burst in our upstairs neighbor's bathroom and it was 6 weeks before they took care of the cleanup and… Full Review ▶

08/18/03
Resident

Debbie was the only person who was helpful in the office, now that she is gone, the management is horrible.

Our air conditioner does NOT work. Its been 85 degrees plus in our apartment at night since May. New management… Full Review ▶

06/19/03
Resident

Wonderful location, quite well managed building.
Nice floorplans.
Very nice management Full Review ▶

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Property Description

The Blake and The Allison Apartments For Rent in Denver, Colorado offer a unique living environment in the heart of Denver. Our apartment homes feature spacious one- and two-bedroom designs with gourmet kitchen, walk-in closets, large private patio and controlled access entry. Beautifully landscaped grounds and green spaces throughout our community give a tranquil, park-like air. Enjoy the surroundings while you take a refreshing swim in our outdoor shimmering pool or work off the stresses of the day in our indoor pool. Visit Website

Units

BedsBathsSq. Ft.Rent
11665 $ 730
11710 $ 730
22950 $ 915
221026 $ 915

Amenities

  • Cats Allowed

  • Pool

  • Controlled Access

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