Wonder Shops + Flats Add Yeast to Ongoing Troost Revival

By Kevin Collison The Troost revival is continuing to rise with the Wonder Shops + Flats mixed-use development nearing completion in the former Wonder Bread...

Big Redevelopment Plan By Barney Allis Plaza Gets Bigger

By Kevin Collison A major redevelopment project that will transform a block bordering Barney Allis Plaza has bumped up its office component by 43 percent,...

Downtown YMCA Project Wins Key State Funding Needed to Complete Fundraising

By Kevin Collison After a 36 year absence, a full-service YMCA is returning to downtown Kansas City following approval Tuesday of state tax credits needed...

Downtown Dazzle Lights Up Washington Square Park This Holiday Season and Expands Schedule

By Kevin Collison The fourth annual Downtown Dazzle, downtown Kansas City's holiday showcase, is decorating Washington Square Park this year with a new light show...

The Yards Breaking Ground Early March, Pioneering West Bottoms Residential Project

By Kevin Collison The Yards, the biggest residential project to date in the Stockyards District of the West Bottoms, is expected to begin construction in...

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...

The Grand Adds Sixties Modern Cool to Downtown Living

By Kevin Collison The Grand, one of downtown's biggest historic preservation projects ever, opens this week following a $65 million renovation that's transformed a 1962...

Kansas City’s First Membership-Only Dog Park Off and Running (and Barking) at West Terrace...

Downtown Kansas City's population boom has not only been people, many of the new residents are co-habitating with their favorite canines. That's the impetus for...

Hy-Vee Arena Opens, Bringing New Bounce to Bottoms

By Kevin Collison The Hy-Vee Arena formally opened last week in the West Bottoms at a ceremony where developer Steve Foutch was saluted for his...

ARTerra Opens, Crossroads First New Apartment Tower

By Kevin Collison The new year in downtown Kansas City kicks off with the opening today of downtown's newest apartment tower, the 12-story ARTerra project...