North Loop Among ‘Freeways without Futures’ in New National Report

By Kevin Collison The downtown North Loop is among 15 freeways throughout the country that should be removed and their tracks revitalized according to a...

Office Tower Proposed at New 27th and Main Streetcar Stop

By Kevin Collison An $83.4 million office tower is in the works for vacant property owned by Crown Center near the planned 27th and Main...

Streetcar Riverfront Run Approved, Early 2024 Service

By Kevin Collison Streetcar service from Union Station to Berkley Riverfront Park is expected to be running by early 2024 following the unanimous approval by...

MoDOT O’Neil Bridge Design Slammed as ‘Hunk of Concrete’

By Kevin Collison When it comes to the new design for replacing the downtown Buck O'Neil Bridge, mighty MoDOT has struck out, at least on...

New City Manager Talks About Police, Streetcar Development and Ballpark

Brian Platt, the new city manager, took questions from Midtown KC Now members last week via Zoom. The organization, formerly MainCor, runs a community...

Another Key Corner Acquired Along Streetcar Extension Route

By Kevin Collison Another key corner along the planned Main Street streetcar route at 31st street has been acquired by a developer including the 115...

Big Development Site Along Planned Streetcar Extension Hits Market

By Kevin Collison A 5.4-acre site that includes the former Conklin Fangman car dealership has hit the market, a huge development opportunity along the planned...

Ped/Bike Bridge Linking Downtown to Riverfront to Begin Work This Year

(Updated April 14: The planned pedestrian/bicycle bridge between the River Market and Berkley Riverfront Park hit a snag today following a decision by a...

Streetcar Land Rush Rolling, Apartment Plan Would Keep Iconic Katz Drug

By Kevin Collison The iconic Katz Drug Store at Westport Road and Main would be saved as the centerpiece of a 192-unit apartment project proposed...

Mac Going Big at Future Streetcar Stop, Mixed-Use Project in Works

By Kevin Collison Mac Properties has acquired most of the high-profile block southwest of Main and Armour where the US Bank building is located and...