Barney Allis Plaza Rebuild Estimate $61.7M, Anticipated Completion Fall 2022

By Kevin Collison The city review for rebuilding Barney Allis Plaza and its underground garage tentatively has chosen a $61.7 million option that would lower...

New Loews Offers Spectacular Downtown Views, Luxury Accommodations

By Kevin Collison For more than 30 years, the hilltop at 16th and Wyandotte across the South Loop from downtown has been coveted as a...

Downtown Homeless Shelter On Brink of Closure

(Editor's note: This article originally was posted on the Flatland KC website) By Mike Sherry People who work to eliminate homelessness say the service network is...

New Loews Key to Landing Events With Over 100K Attendees So Far

By Kevin Collison The new Loews Kansas City Convention Hotel scheduled to open April 2 already is beginning to pay off, playing a key role...

Mayor Wants Barney Allis Plaza to Be Downtown ‘Focal Point’

By Kevin Collison City officials want a solid proposal to revive the forlorn Barney Allis Plaza and its crumbling garage by this summer, saying the...

Council Close to Creating Panel to Study Local Police Control and Gun Violence

(Editor's note, updated Feb. 20. The Kansas City Council approved a resolution that will establish a panel to consider the pros and cons of...

Mattie Rhodes Plans New Westside Cultural Center

By Kevin Collison The Mattie Rhodes Cultural Center is nearing the completion of a fundraising campaign to build a new facility on downtown's Westside at...

Plan Commission Endorses Waddell & Reed Design, Urges Revision to Ground Floor

By Kevin Collison The design of Waddell & Reed's new headquarters was unanimously endorsed by the City Plan Commission Tuesday after a surprisingly brief hearing...

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

By Kevin Collison Kansas City was "lucky" 15 years ago not to build a downtown ballpark when the Royals lease was last up, but that's...

Goodwill Selling Strategic East Crossroads Property on 18th Street

By Kevin Collison Goodwill is selling its former office, training and warehouse facility at 18th and Campbell, opening a strategic redevelopment opportunity between the East...