At the beginning of last week, after forty years in operation, the White Spot, a quintessential 1960s coffee shop and restaurant, closed its doors. The contents were liquidated a few days later. Soon the site will be scrapped to provide a location for a new multi-building complex. It's a sad and ignoble end to this marvelous landmark, but one that was unavoidable, despite the Children's Crusade of a last-minute preservation struggle mounted by the restaurant's former manager and some of its patrons. They'll be lucky if the building still stands by the time the nomination reaches the Denver... More >>>