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...

Pending Sale of Crossroads Building Housing YJ’s Stirs ‘Hate Mail’

By Kevin Collison The pending sale of the building housing longtime Crossroads favorite YJ's Snack Bar has stirred up strong passions, prompting the expected buyer...

Big Apartment Plan for Armour and Troost Wins City Plan Commission Endorsement

By Kevin Collison A "transformational" plan that would add hundreds of apartments and new businesses to the rundown intersection of Troost and Armour has been...

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...

Three Light Incentives Gain Qualified Support from Advisory Board

By Kevin Collison The planned Three Light luxury apartment project got a rough reception from an advisory board reviewing its proposed incentives Wednesday, echoing criticism...

Building Housing Crossroad’s Favorites YJ’s, Birdies Sold

By Kevin Collison The red-brick building at the corner of the Crossroad Arts District's funkiest retail scene has been sold, leaving unclear the future of...

Major Redevelopment Plan Includes Historic KC Club, Muehlebach Hotel Buildings

By Kevin Collison A $114 million redevelopment proposal in the heart of downtown that includes renovating the historic former Kansas City Club and Hotel Muehlebach...

MAC Properties Plans $78M Project to Revive Troost/Armour Intersection

By Kevin Collison A bold redevelopment plan that would transform the forlorn intersection of Armour and Troost into a vibrant hub with hundreds of new...

Proposed River Market Office Project Drops Plan for Separate Garage

By Kevin Collison The developer of a proposed River Market office project at Third and Grand has scrapped the idea of a separate garage and...