Data Tells Real Downtown Housing Story

GUEST COMMENTARY By Bill Dietrich Maintaining existing affordable housing stock and increasing that inventory are critical for the sustainability and continued growth of greater Downtown...

Historic Kansas City Honors Pickwick Redevelopment

By Kevin Collison The newly-renovated East 9 at Pickwick Plaza apartment project was honored with two top awards from Historic Kansas City Wednesday, the city's...

River Market Streets Closed for Fire Department Anniversary Celebration

By Kim Mueller With fanfare and several street barricades, the Kansas City Fire Department paused River Market traffic Wednesday to celebrate its 150th anniversary as...

‘Beyond the Loop’ Seeks to Relieve Downtown Freeway Damage

By Kevin Collison Beyond the Loop, a downtown planning strategy for the future of the North Loop freeway, Buck O'Neil Bridge and Independence Avenue, is...

Repair Project to Liberty Memorial Hillside Closing Part of Main Street

By Kim Mueller The crumbling Liberty Memorial hillside along Main Street and across from Crown Center will be neatly tucked behind a new wall as...

River Market Rallies Against Deportation of Blue Line Manager

By Kim Mueller Patrons poured out of The Blue Line Hockey Bar in the River Market and marched Monday in support of bar manager Leticia...

Dream of Reconnecting Downtown to Crossroads with Park Over South Loop Costs Much Less

By Kevin Collison A longtime dream to reconnect downtown with the Crossroads by decking the 1960s era South Loop trench may be closer to reality...

Crossroads Academy Finds Downtown Home for 600-Student Prep School

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads Academy has found a permanent home for its long-awaited downtown high school, the historic Thayer Building at 816 Broadway. Acquiring the...

Downtown Council Celebrates with Urban Heroes and Slow Jam

By Kevin Collison The resurgence of downtown Kansas City, from its dark days 20 years ago to a vibrant place that was "Amazon's loss," was...

Children’s Mercy Hospital Launches Construction of Nine-Story Research Building

Construction has begun on a nine-story research building at the Children's Mercy Hospital downtown campus following record donations totaling $150 million from the Hall Family Foundation...