Mayor Quinton Lucas Lays Out Goals

Editor's note: This guest commentary appeared originally in The Kansas City Star, it is reposted with the permission of the author. By Mayor Quinton...

City’s Development Agency Relocates to River Market

By Kevin Collison The New York-based owner of the 3Y building in the River Market has landed an influential tenant, the Economic Development Corp. of...

Des Moines Postcard: An East Village Model for Downtown KC

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City has certainly come a long way since its 'haunted house' days of the early 2000s, but other smaller, regional...

Westport Gets New Master Plan and Denver Biscuits, Too

By Kevin Collison The Westport District Master Plan was approved by the Kansas City Council Thursday and its sponsor plans to quickly add teeth to...

Mayoral Candidate Jolie Justus Discusses Her Downtown Vision

(Editor's note. Both mayoral candidates were invited by CityScene KC to write about their vision for greater downtown. Election Day is Tuesday, June 18) By...

Dynamic Kansas City Cultural District Perhaps a Streetcar Stop Away

GUEST COMMENTARY By Tony Jones CBE, The Nerman Family President of the Kansas City Art Institute Lately, I’ve been imagining I’m a visitor to Kansas City,...

State Historic Tax Credit Program Threatened, Major Downtown Redevelopment Tool

GUEST COMMENTARY By Elizabeth Rosin In 1998, Missouri enacted a state historic tax credit (HTC) to help property owners rehabilitate historic buildings. The impact of that legislation...

New Westport Master Plan Calls for Shorter Buildings, Wider Sidewalks

By Kevin Collison A new master plan intended to guide the future development of Westport over the next 20 years proposes height restrictions along its...

Liberty Memorial and World War I Museum Salute Memorial Day

Downtown Kansas City is the place to commemorate Memorial Day activities this weekend with the World War I Museum offering half price admission and...

Group Hopes to Raise $500K to Defeat KC Incentive Cap Initiative

By Kevin Collison A development industry coalition backed by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is fighting a ballot initiative they say would cripple...