Renderings Posted of Proposed Lux Living Riverfront Apartment Project

By Kevin Collison Preliminary renderings of a riverfront apartment project proposed by Lux Living have surfaced on social media and show what's described as a...

Downtown Living Gets High Marks from People in Survey, Less So Dogs

(Editor's Note: This article originally was published May 7, 2021) By Kevin Collison It still may be a challenging place to shop or bike ride, but...

Boutique Hotel Proposed for Historic Workhouse Castle on Vine

By Kevin Collison The ruined former City Workhouse Castle built in 1897 to incarcerate petty criminals and vagrants would accommodate a far more upscale clientele...

Decking South Loop Tops Downtown Improvement Priority List in Survey

By Kevin Collison The proposed decking of the South Loop freeway with a park was the most popular of three potential big downtown improvements being...

Final Barney Allis Plaza Rebuild Plan Has $112.4M Price Tag

By Kevin Collison Almost three years after launching its search, the city now has solid design plan and price tag for reviving the crumbling Barney...

More Apartments Coming to West Bottoms

By Kevin Collison Construction on the $29 million second phase of the West Bottoms Flats development is expected to begin this spring and its Cleveland...

Proposed City Market Apartment Tower Hailed as Future Development Model

By Kevin Collison A 13-story, 300-unit apartment development planned for just west of the City Market was endorsed by a Port KC committee Monday after...

Cathedral Pursuing $14M Campaign for New Parish Center, Homeless Facility

By Kevin Collison The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, a landmark church that pre-dates downtown, has launched a $14 million campaign to build a new...

Oak Tower may be Restored to Original 1920s Grandeur

By Kevin Collison A towering downtown architectural treasure that's been hidden by cement stucco since 1974 may be restored to its Gothic glory by a...

Liberty Street Green Space Completes First Year in West Bottoms

By Kevin Collison One of greater downtown's newer "parks" recently celebrated a quiet first anniversary, except for the rumbling trucks overhead. It's called the Liberty Street...