Historic Attucks School to Become Major Art Center at 18th & Vine

By Kevin Collison The resurrection of the historic Attucks School as a major art center at the 18th & Vine Jazz District is moving forward,...

Council Approves Affordable Housing Set-Aside, Offers Developers Olive Branch

By Kevin Collison The City Council approved an affordable housing set-aside mandate for projects receiving tax incentives Thursday, but also offered an olive branch to...

Monarchs 21st C Reboot Honors Past and Helps Museum’s Future

By Kevin Collison While the new Kansas City Monarchs reboot is a salute to the Negro Leagues storied past, it also should yield significant revenues...

River Market Project Proceeds Amid Concerns Over Affordable Housing Proposal

By Kevin Collison The developer of a planned 250-unit apartment project in the River Market is worried an affordable housing proposal now before the City...

Downtown Resident Survey Seeks Ideas to Improve Quality of Life

Downtown residents have their first opportunity since 2013 to voice their opinions on what they like and dislike about downtown living, and what they...

East Village Chosen for ULI International Student Design Competition

By Kevin Collison The East Village, the biggest undeveloped tract inside the Downtown Loop, is the testing ground for hundreds of graduate students from around...

Basketball Coaches Association May Leave, Helps Bring Tourneys Worth Millions

By Kevin Collison City and civic leaders are mounting a full-court press to keep the National Association of Basketball Coaches in Kansas City, a small...

Riding the Rails Into 2021

By Kevin Collison What a difference a year makes. One year ago, anticipation was high that greater downtown was poised for a major influx of office...

Nearby Neighborhoods Big Part of ‘Imagine Downtown KC’

By Kevin Collison The Imagine Downtown KC project launched by the Downtown Council last summer is deep into reimagining a new relationship between downtown as...

Chaotic Downtown Stunt-Driving Part of Long, Reckless Season

By Kevin Collison A raucous stunt-driving session that closed one of downtown's most visible intersections over the weekend is the latest outrage in what's been...