Quality Hill Glowing Again Thanks to Public-Private Partnership

By Kevin Collison The Quality Hill neighborhood finally has its old-fashioned street lamps in action again thanks to a partnership between the city and a...

Revised Waddell & Reed HQ Design Gets Thumbs Down from Neighborhood

By Kevin Collison The designer of the Waddell & Reed headquarters project has returned to the city with a revised plan that adds a small...

New Voice for Growing Downtown Residential Community

By Kevin Collison If the residents of greater downtown could elect their own mayor, Jared Campbell would likely be a top candidate. Campbell moved to Quality...

Downtown Apartment Plans Totaling $412M Filed Before New City Incentive Deadline

By Kevin Collison City Hall's deadline before tighter tax incentive policies took effect prompted a final batch of applications for several downtown apartment proposals totaling...

Converting O’Neil Bridge to Linear Park ‘Top Priority’ for City Officials

(Editor's note, updated March 3: The city announced today it is issuing a request for proposals/qualifications to study the reuse of the existing Buck...

Mark Twain Tower, Major Preservation Project, Opens to Residents in August

By Kevin Collison The 23-story Mark Twain Tower, one of downtown's biggest historic preservation projects, is scheduled to begin accepting residents in August following a...

City Teaming with KCP&L to Provide Free On-Street Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Downtown

Three new on-street charging stations for electric vehicles are coming online in downtown, an expansion of a program sponsored by Kansas City Power &...

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...

Major Redevelopment Plan Includes Historic KC Club, Muehlebach Hotel Buildings

By Kevin Collison A $114 million redevelopment proposal in the heart of downtown that includes renovating the historic former Kansas City Club and Hotel Muehlebach...

Developer Plans 248-Unit Apartment Project on Troost Near Hospital Hill

By Kevin Collison Another big apartment project is in the works for Troost Avenue near Hospital Hill, a 248-unit development at the southeast corner of...