Developer Plans to Renovate “Abandoned Fortress” Building into Apartments

By Kevin Collison A vacant, dilapidated brick building at 27th and Madison that was built in 1920 as a power substation is slated to re-energized...

Zahner Creates ‘Wild’ New Work Space as Part of $5 Million Downtown Expansion

By Kevin Collison A. Zahner Co., a world-renowned, architectural metal fabrication firm, is practicing its creativity on its $5 million expansion project at its downtown...

Two New Residential Projects in the Works for Paseo Gateway Area on Downtown’s Northeast...

By Kevin Collison Construction on two residential projects, a 57-unit apartment development and 22 townhouses, is scheduled to begin next month in The Paseo Gateway...

Developer Considering New Apartment Project Across from River Market Streetcar Station

By Kevin Collison (Updated Oct. 19 from previous CityScene article with preliminary rendering of proposed seven-story, 87-unit apartment project. First posted on Next Kansas City) The...

ClusterTruck Promises Fresher, Faster Online Downtown Meal Delivery Service from New River Market Location

By Kevin Collison (Editors note: The Kansas City ClusterTruck location opened in late December) ClusterTruck, an online meal delivery service that rolled out in downtown Indianapolis...

Downtown’s School, Crossroads Academy, Named Top Charter School in Missouri

Crossroads Academy, founded five years ago to be downtown's school and a place where students utilize the city as their outside classroom, has been...

Kansas City Star Owner Scraps Deal to Sell Massive Press Pavilion Overlooking Downtown—for Now

By Kevin Collison The owner of The Kansas City Star has decided not to sell the newspaper’s massive green-glass production plant overlooking downtown after all. McClatchy...

Sprint Center Celebrates 10 Years as Downtown Anchor, Result of Bold Mayoral Push with...

By Kevin Collison It was a huge gamble when it was first proposed, but 10 years later, the Sprint Center has yielded an equally huge...

Tenth and Main Transit Center Closing, Opening Opportunities in Heart of Downtown

By Kevin Collison The congested bus transit center at Tenth and Main is scheduled to be closed within two years, opening up space for a...

City Picks Renowned Chicago-based Artists to Redevelop Historic School Building in 18th & Vine...

By Kevin Collison The historic Attucks School building in the 18th & Vine Jazz District won’t be reused as a school afterall. Instead, the city has...