New Bookstore Cafe Promises a Bit of Paris on Delaware Street

By Kevin Collison Two attorneys are hoping to bring a little bit of Paris to Delaware Street this summer with a new bookstore, cafe and...

Downtown Pedestrians Rejoice, Boley Building Facade Work Nears Completion

By Kevin Collison A building repair project that has closed sidewalks in the heart of downtown at 12th and Walnut for over 1 1/2 years...

Terrace on Walnut Apartment Project Opens ‘Just Under the Wire’ for Tour

By Kevin Collison A development that converted a former newspaper warehouse at 1721 Walnut St. into 38 market-rate apartments is off to a fast start,...

Downtown Urban Homes Tour Draws Big Weekend Crowd

By Kevin Collison A pleasant Saturday afternoon coupled with the growing buzz about urban living brought throngs of people downtown to check out open houses...

Downtown Council Holiday Drive Collects Clothing and Toys for Homeless Families

The Downtown Council of Kansas City is rolling out the holiday barrels again to collect coats, clothing and toys for homeless families who use...

Day Spa and Physical Therapy Clinic Coming to ‘Baltimore Square’ District

A new day spa and physical therapy clinic are opening in what's being branded the "Baltimore Square" district, a group of historic buildings in...

Downtown Dazzle Heats Up in December with Urban Homes Tour and Streetcar Concerts

Anyone interested in checking out the downtown housing market will have an opportunity Dec. 9 as part of the ongoing Downtown Dazzle holiday festivities. The...

Developer May Shift Affordable Apartment Project Threatened by State Tax Credit Cut to East...

By Kevin Collison Developer Kelley Hrabe is scrambling to salvage his plan to build 400 affordable apartments downtown following a sudden shift in state policy...

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...

Historic Brookfield Building Reopening Soon as Hotel Indigo and Fairfax Lofts

By Kevin Collison Back in its previous heyday, the historic Fairfax building at 11th and Baltimore, later known as the Brookfield, was the place to...