UMKC Proposing Student Housing, Retail by Planned Streetcar Terminus

By Kevin Collison A new UMKC master plan that calls for developing housing for 500 students along with retail space at the terminus of the...

City Hall Routes Streetcar Tax Assessment Down Wrong Track

By Kevin Collison The streetcar financial board plan to inform property owners about the upcoming special tax assessment for the Main Street expansion was derailed...

Katz Redevelopment Plan Sparks Incentive Debate on Streetcar Route

By Kevin Collison An apartment plan that would save the landmark Katz Drugstore has become the opening salvo in a City Hall debate over how--or...

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 134...

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...