Historic Board of Ed Building Coming Down, Home for Kraft Murals Sought

By Kevin Collison Demolition of the historic former Board of Education building at 1211 McGee is expected to begin soon, although its owner remains open...

Urban Core Group Offers Inside Look at New Pickwick Plaza Apartment Project in Downtown...

The Urban Core Group is holding its monthly get together June 28 at East9, aka the historic Pickwick Plaza apartment project. The new development...

ULI Experts Recommend Holding Off on North Loop, Focus on Improving Highway 9 and...

By Kevin Collison The North Loop freeway that divides the River Market from the rest of downtown won’t be going away anytime soon if the...

Major Residential Project Likely for Two-Block East Crossroads Site

By Kevin Collison The laid-back East Crossroads district is about to become much livelier with the pending purchase of two blocks by an Indianapolis developer...

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...

National Developer Proposes Big Apartment Project in Crossroads

By Kevin Collison A $95 million development that would replace a Freight House District parking lot with a nine-story apartment tower above a three-level garage...

Divided City Council Delays Vote on $133M Strata Office Plan

By Kevin Collison Updated Sept. 19: The City Council voted 6-5 Thursday to give the developers of the proposed 25-story Strata office tower another week...

Nationally-Renowned Ballpark Author Says Timing Right to Bring Royals Downtown

By Kevin Collison Kansas City was "lucky" 15 years ago not to build a downtown ballpark when the Royals lease was last up, but that's...

Grand Place, Historic KC Star Redevelopment, Tweaks Design, Opening Fall 2021

(Updated Aug. 27, 2020. Editor's note: Tria Health will be the first office tenant at Grand Place. The firm, currently based in Overland Park,...

New Renderings of Planned Convention Hotel Show Transformation of Current Downtown Dead Zone

By Kevin Collison Developer Mike Burke recently showed off the latest renderings of the planned 800-room Loews Kansas City Convention Center Hotel, a project that...