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...

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...

Kemper Arena Redevelopment at Risk as Missouri Reviews Historic Tax Credit Program

By Kevin Collison The Missouri historic tax credit program, a development tool that’s revived scores of landmark buildings, is facing its most serious challenge in...

Downtown Council Names 2017 Urban Heroes, Elects New Chairman

The Downtown Council of Kansas City has elected attorney Nate Orr, a partner at the Spencer Fane law firm, to be its new chairman...

Resurrection Opens First New Downtown Church Built in Over a Century

By Kevin Collison If you're looking for a symbol of how downtown Kansas City has revived in recent years, search no further than the new...

Nordstrom Design Breaks Plaza Tradition, Wins Plan Commission Support

By Kevin Collison The Country Club Plaza could have a very contemporary, new west edge where Nichols Road meets Jefferson Street following the endorsement...

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...