One of Downtown’s Last Big, Empty Historic Buildings Slated for Apartments

By Kevin Collison One of downtown's last prominent, dormant historic buildings, the 23-story Mark Twain Tower, is slated to be redeveloped as a 202-unit apartment...

Uptown Lofts a Transformational ‘Valentine’ to Midtown

By Kevin Collison Construction on the $45 million Uptown Lofts project is scheduled to begin late next spring, a development that's expected to transform the...

Copaken Brooks Apartment Tower Starts Construction in November

By Kevin Collison Construction is expected to begin in November on the 14-story Copaken Brooks apartment tower at 18th and Walnut, with completion anticipated in...

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...

Drury Wants to Raze Historic Board of Ed Building, Replace with $50M Hotel

(Editor's note: Updated with image of a proposed 21-story Drury Hotel in downtown Nashville) By Kevin Collison Drury Hotels wants to demolish the vacant Board of...

Ambitious $95M Redevelopment Plan for Former KC Star Includes New Marketplace, Underground Parking

By Kevin Collison (Update: The development agreement was approved unanimously by City Council Thursday) A $95 million redevelopment plan for the former Kansas City Star property...

West Bottoms Flats Starting Soon, First Major Renovation Project in Historic Warehouse District

By Kevin Collison Construction is expected to begin soon on the $68 million West Bottoms Flats apartment development, the first major renovation project in the...

Three Downtown Sites Pitched for UMKC Conservatory, Westport H.S. Also Candidate

By Kevin Collison At least three downtown locations are being pitched for the proposed UMKC Conservatory, including Barney Allis Plaza, according to Downtown Council officials,...

Looking Up in the Crossroads, a Dramatic 14-Story Apartment Proposal

By Kevin Collison Copaken Brooks is proposing a 14-story apartment tower at 18th and Walnut, a striking addition to the skyline that would replace a...

Proposed Office Project Would ‘Fill Out’ Block Facing Barney Allis Plaza

By Kevin Collison A development agency got an early look last week at a proposed $114 million project that includes renovating two historic buildings and...