In his continuing tour of Denver neighborhoods — and what irritates residents of those areas — Teague Bohlen recently visited Cherry Creek and reported on what makes people who live there very, very mad. Adds Adam:
Cherry Creek Mall is bottom of the barrel. It smells of mildew. I never thought it was anything particularly special. Please include mildew along with those lingering smells.
Desiree has bigger concerns:
The audacity of rich, mostly white people being mad at their richer, younger brethren "homogenizing" their neighborhood?! Oh, the NERVE! This entire list is a farce, as it only lists 'inconveniences,' not socioeconomic change to an entire neighborhood in the name of 'urban renewal.' GTFOH Cherry Creek.
Now that all of Denver is becoming rich, white and luxuriously stuck up, Cherry Creek just kinda blends in.
What do you think of the changes in Cherry Creek?
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