With all the construction in our neighborhood it’s hard to keep track of what’s coming and going. Here are some highlights of what is closing, opening or expanding in Cherry Creek North – Sears is closing, Kobe An is opening and Cucina Colore is expanding.
The Sears store in Cherry Creek North will close in late March after more than 60 years of service, Denver Post reported on January 16, 2015. That Denver location, which employs 66 people in the store and the auto center, has been operating since 1954.Doors will remain open to customers through late March and liquidation sale will start January 23rd, according to a company spokesman.
The store is in a prime location in the Clayton Lane shopping district within Cherry Creek North, where many nearby properties have already been redeveloped. The building is owned by AmCap, a private-equity real estate firm that also owns the buildings that house higher-end retailers Whole Foods and Crate & Barrel.
Building heights in the Clayton Lane area are limited to eight stories, according to the current plan. The Sears building is in a prime location for a new high-intensity, mixed-use development in Cherry Creek North. Read More
Kobe An opens in Cherry Creek North – one of the oldest established Japanese restaurant in the Denver metro area opened it’s doors on January 24th at 231 Milwaukee Street. Open daily from 11am-2pm , 4pm-9:30pm Sunday-Thursday and 4pm -10pm Friday and Saturday. Offering authentic Japanese cuisine and sushi at the spacious sushi bar, dining room, or reserve a private tatami room.
Cucina Colore is expanding – Denver Eater reported on January 22nd that as of January 4th, Cucina Colore will be closed for a few weeks to take on a renovation. After 20 years at East Third Avenue and St. Paul Street, the restaurant will expand into the adjacent former retail space, adding a new wine bar and 25-seat semi-private dining room. We are looking forward to this new casual-chic dining spot in Cherry Creek North to re-open, more updates to follow!