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Civic Leaders Pursue Plan to Safeguard Plaza for Another Century

By Kevin Collison The Country Club Plaza is celebrating its centennial next year and top civic leaders are laying plans to assure the venerable but...

Jazz Hill Affordable Housing Plan Moves Forward on The Paseo

(Editor's note: The full City Council approved funding for the redevelopment plan.) By Kevin Collison Construction is expected to begin soon on a $33.8 million Jazz...

Stalled Hyatt Hotel Project Revived with New Development Team

The long-stalled Hyatt House hotel project at Ninth and Broadway may have fresh life with its Colorado developer taking on two partners and asking...

Regional Skate Park, Artworks, Could ‘Enhance’ New Buck O’Neil Bridge

(Editor's note: This article originally was published Feb. 3, 2022) By Kevin Collison Creating a regional skate park beneath the approach ramps to the new Buck...

Pennway Point Proposal Would Add Ferris Wheel to Downtown

(Editor's note: This article originally was published March 16, 2022. This week, the developer filed a $3.9 million building permit with the city for...

Analysis: Parking, Traffic and Taxpayer Costs Are Key Downtown Ballpark Concerns

By Kevin Collison Last week's "open letter" from Royals' owner John Sherman about building a new ballpark in or near downtown, while not unexpected, still...

Nationally-Renowned Ballpark Author Says Timing Right to Bring Royals Downtown

(Editor's note: This article originally was published Jan. 31, 2020) By Kevin Collison Kansas City was "lucky" 15 years ago not to build a downtown ballpark...

Plan Calls for Historic River Market Building to be Restored for Gym

By Kevin Collison A derelict historic building in the River Market at 407 Grand is slated to be restored to its original appearance as the...

Royals Pitch $2 Billion Downtown Ballpark Development, ‘Largest Public-Private Investment in KC History’

By Kevin Collison Royals owner John Sherman officially announced what's long been expected Tuesday--he intends to relocate his ball club to downtown as part of...

Women’s Recovery Program Plans Affordable Housing Near Troost

A program that provides affordable housing to women recovering from substance abuse and their children intends to build a 37-unit development at 28th and...