Katz Lives Again, Revised Incentive Plan Includes $600K Cash Subsidy

(Updated July 15: The City Council voted 9-4 to approve the revised Katz redevelopment plan. "We are thrilled to be able to develop the site...

One of Downtown’s Older Buildings Declared Dangerous

By Kevin Collison A vacant downtown building at 10th and Broadway that was around before Custer's Last Stand has experienced a partial roof collapse, prompting...

Riverfront Soccer, Office and Training Complex Proposed

(Updated Sept. 17: The decision by the Kansas City National Women's Soccer League to build its $15 million training facility in Riverside eliminated an...

Downtown Council Seeks Federal Grant to Advance South Loop Deck Plan

By Kevin Collison The Downtown Council is applying for a federal grant to continue planning an estimated $160 million South Loop Link that would create...

Katz Owner Seeks Demo Permit After Redevelopment Plan Denied

(Updated July 1: The City Council voted 9-2 to reconsider the Katz redevelopment project and send it back to committee at the request of...

UMKC Proposing Student Housing, Retail by Planned Streetcar Terminus

By Kevin Collison A new UMKC master plan that calls for developing housing for 500 students along with retail space at the terminus of the...

Grand Avenue Temple Closes, Downtown Sanctuary Since 1912

GUEST COMMENTARY By Bryan Cisler After more than 100 years, today (June 27) was the final service for Grand Avenue Temple - a Methodist church in...

City Hall Routes Streetcar Tax Assessment Down Wrong Track

By Kevin Collison The streetcar financial board plan to inform property owners about the upcoming special tax assessment for the Main Street expansion was derailed...

‘War Remains,’ Virtual Visit to Trench Combat ‘Hell,’ Sellout WWI Museum Attraction

By Kevin Collison You could call "War Remains," the new virtual reality experience at the National World War I Museum, a blockbuster attraction, except for...

Katz Redevelopment Plan Sparks Incentive Debate on Streetcar Route

By Kevin Collison An apartment plan that would save the landmark Katz Drugstore has become the opening salvo in a City Hall debate over how--or...