New Spokes Peddles Beers, Bikes and Bites in Downtown Kansas City

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City is on a roll, and one of its latest new businesses is spinning a blend of bicycles, beers and...

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...

Downtown Kansas City Apartment Boom Fueled by Return to Walkable Living

By Kevin Collison Apartment construction in metropolitan Kansas City is hitting levels not seen since before the Great Recession with more than 5,000 units expected...

Plans to Redevelop Washington Square Park in Downtown Kansas City Remain Work in Progress

By Kevin Collison Three years after being hired by Union Station Kansas City to explore options for redeveloping property it owns on the north side...

Flashcube Building Receives Nod for Tax Incentives, $50M Downtown Kansas City Apartment Project

By Kevin Collison The $50 million redevelopment plan for the reflective glass-clad building known as the Flashcube received critical tax incentives to move forward today,...

Federal Agency Concerns Over Homeless Situation at Ilus Davis Park has KC Downtown Council...

By Kevin Collison Ilus W. Davis Park, the centerpiece of the downtown Kansas City Civic District, has become a regular sleepover spot for homeless people,...

Downtown Spring Housing Tour This Saturday

People interested in living downtown Kansas City will have an opportunity to visit 11 residential developments this Saturday, June 3, in an open house...

KC Preservationists Pursue Campaign to Document Westport Architecture as Development Pressure Mounts

By Kevin Collison New projects in the works for historic Westport are prompting a grassroots effort to survey the district’s buildings to provide a solid...

Design for New Downtown YMCA Would Keep Lyric Facade

By Kevin Collison Backers of a planned Downtown YMCA that would incorporate the facade of the historic Lyric Theater as part of the $30 million...

Crossroads Academy Plans Downtown Kansas City High School, Will Be Housed Temporarily in Commerce...

By Kevin Collison (Update: Park University announced May 25 it will temporarily house students for the planned Crossroads Academy high school at its downtown campus...