Kemper Arena Developer Receives State Historic Tax Credits, Last Hurdle Before Beginning Mosaic Arena...

By Kevin Collison The $39 million redevelopment of the former Kemper Arena into an amateur sports and fitness complex that's expected to draw a half...

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 &...

Omaha Postcard

By Kevin Collison Port KC rolled out its sketchy concept for the Berkley Riverfront a few weeks ago, but if anyone wants to see a...

Downtown Kansas City Traffic Snarls Ahead with Two Major Bridges Closed

By Kevin Collison While concerns over closing the Buck O'Neil Bridge has been center stage in recent months, Kansas is moving forward with a project...

Sale of The Kansas City Star Press Pavilion for Fraction of 2006 Cost Reflects...

By Kevin Collison When it opened in 2006, The Kansas City Star Press Pavilion was hailed as a major contribution to the revitalization of downtown...

Hyundai Uses Downtown Kansas City Skyline in National Commercial–Sort of

In a weird mash-up, Hyundai is using the Kansas City skyline, with a few more buildings thrown in for good measure, in a national...

Mayor James Defends Missouri Historic Tax Credit Program, Says Jeff City: “Doesn’t Like Cities”

Mayor Sly James used the grand opening of the East 9 at Pickwick Plaza redevelopment last week to champion the endangered state historic tax...

Ruby Jean’s Juicery Opens Shop at Town Pavilion on Downtown Streetcar Line

By Kevin Collison For Chris Goode, his Ruby Jean's Juicery shops are a labor of love. "It's named after my late grandmother," he said. "Ruby Jean...

Historic Hotel Bray in Downtown Kansas City to be Redeveloped as Apartments

By Kevin Collison A slender downtown architectural beauty, the historic former Hotel Bray at 1114 Baltimore Ave., is being redeveloped as an apartment project by...

Historic Kansas City Star Building Sold, to be Redeveloped as Office Project for 1,200...

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Star’s historic headquarters building at 1729 Grand Blvd. has been sold to a local developer who wants to redevelop...