Work May Begin Late Summer on $50M Westport High Apartment Project

By Kevin Collison The renovation of the historic Westport High School into a 138-unit apartment project could begin by late summer following approval of a...

Historic KC Releases ‘Endangered’ List, Includes Plaza, Katz Drugstore

This year's "Most Endangered Places List" from Historic Kansas City includes not only buildings such as the Katz Drug Store, but raises a red...

‘South Loop Link’ Planning Continues, New Baltimore Bridge Won’t Hinder

By Kevin Collison An ambitious proposal to eventually cover up to four blocks of the South Loop freeway trench with a downtown park is continuing...

‘From the Earth’ Marijuana Dispensary Sprouts Near T-Mobile Center

By Kevin Collison Downtown's first medical marijuana dispensary, From the Earth, is scheduled to open at the beginning of June at 1222 McGee, near the...

Community Christian’s Iconic ‘Steeple of Light’ Returns Saturday Night

By Kevin Collison Community Christian Church near the Plaza will rekindle its iconic "Steeple of Light" this Saturday night, celebrating a successful repair fundraising effort...

Plaza Jack Henry Redevelopment Plan Now Includes Endangered Church

By Kevin Collison A big Country Club Plaza redevelopment that will renovate much of the former Jack Henry building as a fitness club has expanded...

Rightfully Sewn Expands in Crossroads; Grocery Plan Falls Through

By Kevin Collison Rightfully Sewn, a non-profit seamstress training and apparel manufacturer, is substantially expanding its Crossroads space and hiring more people thanks to a...

Canadian Team’s ‘Complete Vision’ for East Village Wins Prestigious ULI Competition

By Kevin Collison The East Village would bloom as a new "intergenerational" downtown neighborhood with 1,500 apartments and a food-focused vibe in the winning proposal...

Columbus Park Wary About What’s Next at North End

By Kevin Collison A Columbus Park building that once housed a point of community pride when it was LaSala's Deli for decades is now a...

Global Table Fundraiser Includes Two City Market Restaurants

Two City Market restaurants, the Blue Nile and The Bite, are included in this year's annual Global Table event to spotlight immigrant contributions to...