VIDEO: Colorado Neighborhood To Change Its Name From Swastika Acres


A neighborhood of Cherry Hills Village just outside of Denver is changing its name from Swastika Acres. The subdivison was once home to the Denver Land Swastika Company, which had that name before German Nazis adopted the swastika as their symbol. The name Swastika Acres does not appear anywhere expect on real estate documents. For many years changing the name required the support of 100 percent of residents of the neighborhood, but the council recently changed that to a simple majority. One resident spoke out against changing the name, but a majority did support it. The village's council voted unanimously on Tuesday to change it to Old Cherry Hills.