Imagine KC Strategic Plan Seeks More ‘Equitable Downtown’

(Editor's note: This article was originally published Jan. 26) By Kevin Collison A strategic plan that encompasses neighborhoods more than a mile from the skyscrapers of...

Kaw Makeover Including New Park, Bike Trails, Opening in October

(Editor's note: This article was originally published Oct. 29, 2021) By Kevin Collison After decades of being a scraggly backwater, the Kaw River in the West...

River Market Apartment Project May Begin in Early 2023 After ‘Good’ FAA Meeting

By Kevin Collison A planned 13-story apartment project in the River Market may begin construction early next year after its developer and city officials had...

Affordable Housing Developer Proposes Project Near 27th and Troost

By Kevin Collison The Vecino Group, a Springfield-based affordable housing firm, has filed plans with the city to build a 57-unit apartment project at 2732...

Renderings Released of Freight House Village Plan, Spring Start Anticipated

By Kevin Collison Lux Living has released preliminary renderings of its proposed Freight House Village residential and retail development at 20th and Walnut and hopes...

Mac Opens First Building at 340-Unit Project at Troost and Armour

By Kevin Collison The Westover, the first of what will be a four-building, 340-unit development at each corner of Armour and Troost, opened last month...

Parks Department Opens One-Acre Dog Park on Downtown’s East Side

By Kevin Collison The KC Parks and Recreation Department has opened another dog park in the downtown area, this one a one-acre tract where...

Aines Dairy Loft Project on Gillham Begins, Summer 2023 Opening

By Kevin Collison The redevelopment of the historic Aines Dairy building at 3130 Gillham Rd. into 50 lofts with a potential grocer at street level...

Planned Apartment Project at Third and Grand Grows to 102 Units

By Kevin Collison Oak Properties has tweaked the former Ashland apartment development planned for Third and Grand across from the City Market, adding eight units...

Loft Project Proposed for Historic Carnival Building on Broadway

By Kevin Collison A developer with substantial experience doing projects in Midtown and along Troost Avenue is turning his sight downtown and wants to renovate...