Loews Exec Says Unfinished Hotel Bringing Fresh Business to Downtown

By Kevin Collison A top Loews executive attending the topping off of his firm's 24-story convention hotel project Wednesday said its bringing fresh business to...

KCAI Launches Liberal Arts Project, Part of $30M Campus Overhaul

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Art Institute kicked off construction of a new liberal arts building last week, part of a $30 million campus...

North Loop Pedestrian Accident ‘Robs’ Downtown of Huge Advocate

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City lost one of its most enthusiastic champions when Jared Miller was struck and killed by a semi-truck late Saturday...

Keystone Innovation District Seeks to Transform East 18th Street Corridor

By Kevin Collison Supporters of the Keystone Innovation District, a major civic initiative intended to help the metro compete in the global economy, are close...

Designing and Building a Better Kansas City for the Future

GUEST COMMENTARY By Kevin Klinkenberg Coming back to Kansas City has left me excited about the recent changes. The ship has turned, and there’s a strong...

Kemper Arena, Traders Among Projects Honored by Historic KC

By Kevin Collison The redevelopment of two mid-20th Century buildings in greater downtown you wouldn't automatically consider historic plus more traditional landmarks such as...

Union Station Adding Soaring Sculpture to Downtown Skyline

Editor's Update: Union Station announced over the weekend the "Reflecting Motion" sculpture experienced significant damage during a freak thunderstorm with high winds last Wednesday...

Restoring Residential Density by Embracing the ‘City’ in Kansas City

GUEST COMMENTARY By Kevin Klinkenberg An expert is someone that lives more than 30 miles away, so it’s said. Since I’ve spent about nine years living much...

Next Kansas City Mayor Needs to Keep the Line Moving Downtown

COMMENTARY After decades of neglect, downtown is relevant again to the metro and that's vital not only for the well-being of our city as it...

City Seeks Proposals for Big Overhaul of Barney Allis Plaza and Garage

By Kevin Collison The city is seeking proposals for a major overhaul of Barney Allis Plaza and its garage, following up on a study that...