The Poop on Downtown Dog Owners

By Kim Mueller Combining dog poop and beer seemed like a great idea to Jena Newman who convinced a dozen volunteers to spend their Sunday...

Flashcube Building Apartment Project Expects to Start Early 2019

By Kevin Collison The planned redevelopment of the historic "Flashcube" building into apartments has hit a "profound" budget jump due to price increases for construction...

Spokes Serving White Russians and Tacos to ‘Celebrate’ Trump’s Downtown Meltdown

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City is expected to be disrupted mightily by President Trump's visit to the national VFW Convention today, so the folks...

West Bottoms Flats Starting Soon, First Major Renovation Project in Historic Warehouse District

By Kevin Collison Construction is expected to begin soon on the $68 million West Bottoms Flats apartment development, the first major renovation project in the...

Historic Norman School Reopens as 61-Unit Apartment Development

By Kevin Collison The historic Norman School, a prominent stone landmark that overlooks Southwest Trafficway as it approaches downtown, has reopened as a 61-unit apartment...

Sequence Climbing Bringing ‘Bouldering’ to Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Graham Hess has seen how light rail galvanized Salt Lake City's downtown, and when Kansas City started its streetcar, he knew downtown...

Union Apartments Celebrates Riverfront Opening, New Projects Planned

By Kevin Collison The Union Berkley Riverfront apartments, the first new project on the downtown riverfront since a push to clean up and redevelop the...

Crossroads Westside Finds Success in Tight Quarters

By Kevin Collison It may be a site only a developer could love, but the 221-unit Crossroads Westside project is finding success attracting tenants with...

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...

Downtown CVS Reopens After Street-Friendly Remodeling

The CVS store in downtown Kansas City reopened this week after a three-month remodeling project and its new, more street-friendly look is getting great...