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...

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...