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...

Council Committee Wants Mayor to Appoint Panel to Study Local Police Control

By Kevin Collison The controversial issue of whether the Kansas City Police Department should be returned to local control got an hour-long hearing Wednesday at...

KC Art Institute Toasts New Era with Residence Hall Opening

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Art Institute celebrated a remarkable six-year turn around Wednesday at the grand opening of its new Barbara Marshall Residence...

Waddell & Reed Project’s Lack of Sidewalk Appeal Gets Chilly Reception

By Kevin Collison The proposed design of the new Waddell & Reed downtown headquarters got a chilly reception at its first public hearing Monday, primarily...

New Streetcar Authority Chair Works to Keep City Fiscal Support on Track

By Kevin Collison Jeff Krum has hopped onboard as new chairman of the KC Streetcar Authority with a push to keep City Hall financial backing...

Downtown Luncheon Features Timely Speaker, Renowned NY Critic with New Ballpark Book

This year's Downtown Council Annual Luncheon features a timely keynote speaker, Paul Goldberger, a renowned New York architectural critic with a fresh book titled "BALLPARK:...

Dangerous Demo Site in Heart of Downtown Raises Concerns About City Indifference

By Kevin Collison A dangerous, unfenced demolition site in the heart of downtown across from Municipal Auditorium is again raising questions about how well City...

Walnut Street Reopening in City Market After 30 Year Absence

Work is well underway on reconnecting Walnut Street through the City Market with completion expected in May. The city project will reopen Walnut as a...