The Powers corridor is located on the eastern edge of Colorado Springs, bordered to the west by Powers Blvd. and to the east by Marksheffel Road, Woodmen Rd. to the north and the Colorado Springs Airport to the south.
This area derives it’s name from Powers Blvd. This is a major North/South artery on Colorado Springs east side. The street derives it’s name from the fact that it was the route the power lines took to the United States Air Force Academy to the north. In the late sixties, there wasn’t really anything but the Academy in the northern part of Colorado Springs.
This area is home to a wide array of shopping, restaurants and entertainment from big box stores and national chains to local favorites. Utilities are supplied by Colorado Springs Utilities.
The Powers area is in the Falcon District #49 attendance area. This is a large and growing school district with a wide range of activities and programs.
People flock to the Powers area for convenience and affordability. This area has a wide range of housing options as well as a large selection of amenities.
The Powers area is an extremely popular destination for home buyers in the Pikes Peak Region. This popularity is based on location to downtown Colorado Springs and military installations. Additionally, this area's rapid residential growth has given way to commercial and retail growth as well.