Summit to Examine Missing Ingredient in Downtown Kansas City’s Revival: Private Sector Jobs

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City has experienced a strong rebound over the past 15 years with thousands of new residents and scores more...

Downtown Council Holiday Drive Collects Clothing and Toys for Homeless Families

The Downtown Council of Kansas City is rolling out the holiday barrels again to collect coats, clothing and toys for homeless families who use...

Trump Protesters Take to Downtown Streets

By Kim Mueller Before President Trump’s plane even touched down in Kansas City, Tim Kelly of Raytown sat waiting at 8 a.m. for the streetcar...

Loews Exec Calls for Decking South Loop at Downtown Council Event

By Kevin Collison Loews Hotel Chairman Jonathan Tisch strongly backed an ambitious plan to deck part of the South Loop where it slices through downtown...

Mayor Quinton Lucas Lays Out Goals

Editor's note: This guest commentary appeared originally in The Kansas City Star, it is reposted with the permission of the author. By Mayor Quinton...

Beyond the Loop Offers Alternatives for O’Neil Bridge and North Loop Freeway

By Kevin Collison The public got their first look at a menu of ideas for reimagining the North Loop freeway in downtown Kansas City and...

ULI Panel Offers Bold Concepts to Energize Barney Allis Plaza

By Kevin Collison Barney Allis Plaza, a dreary downtown centerpiece, could be lowered to street level and transformed into a large event lawn flanked by...

Ultra-Luxury $63 Million Hotel Proposed Near Kauffman Center

(Editor's note: The Denver architect of the proposed Bravo! Hotel has merged his firm with CannonDesign. New renderings of the project have been added...

Mayoral Candidates Talk Downtown: Councilwoman Alissia Canady

Editor's note: Kansas City voters are preparing to elect a new mayor to replace Mayor Sly James, who has reached the end of his...

‘Greenline’ Concept Would Loop Downtown with Recreational Trail

By Kevin Collison An ambitious plan to create a 10-mile "Greenline" recreational loop around downtown similar to the popular BeltLine in Atlanta is being...