Hospital Hill Construction Boom Continues with $70M University Health 2 Project

By Kevin Collison The building boom at what's now being branded the "UMKC Health Sciences District" aka Hospital Hill is continuing with the kickoff...

Drury Checks Out on Proposed Downtown Hotel

By Kevin Collison Drury Hotels has scrapped its plan to build a 242-room downtown hotel, saying the incentive package recommended by SB Friedman, a city...

Techweek Caps Annual Downtown Event by Awarding $500,000 in Grants

By Kevin Collison A Techweek packed with speakers, panel discussions and even a mayoral forum culminated Friday in a ceremony that rivaled the Golden Globes...

Plexpod Opening Second Downtown Co-Working Space in River Market

Plexpod is opening a co-working space at 512 Delaware in the River Market large enough to accommodate 80 people, bringing office use to a...

New Hotel Indigo Lifts Lasting Toast to Pioneering Crossroads Artist

By Kevin Collison Jim Leedy, the renowned artist who pioneered the Crossroads Arts District in 1985, knows what he wants when someone decides to name...

Crossroads Shapes Up with New Men’s Barber Shop

By Kevin Collison The influx of new businesses and services in the Crossroads now includes a men's barber shop in the mix. Dane Casey has opened...

Volume 1ne Streetwear Opening in Crossroads Next Month

By Kevin Collison Volume 1ne is relocating from Westport to the Crossroads Arts District, tapping into the creative spirit of the neighborhood to inform...

New 520 Penn Office Project Attracts Younger Workers to Crossroads

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads latest office project, 520 Penn, is attracting employers who believe their workers value the kind of diverse, vibrant environment offered...

Downtown Retail Survivor Bob Jones Shoes ‘Retiring’ After Almost 60 Years

By Kevin Collison The irony of Bob Jones Shoes making it through the tough times only to close now that downtown Kansas City is back...

Developer Plans to Convert Former Auto Row Building on McGee Into Offices

By Kevin Collison A developer is planning to convert one of the East Crossroads buildings along McGee Street that comprise the historic auto row district...