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...

Construction Underway on $39 Million Mosaic Arena Redevelopment, Grand Opening Expected Next August

By Kevin Collison It takes some deep digging to get through the ancient livestock manure, river silt and other poor soil where the former Kemper...

Roaster’s Block Grand Opening Brews Fond Memories for Former Folger’s Workers

By Kevin Collison Shirley Rinard worked at the former Folger's plant at Seventh and Broadway for 45 years, from 1952 to 1997, but never had...

City Takes Another Swing at Eventually Wooing Royals Downtown

By Kevin Collison Downtown baseball is back in the game with the city joining the Downtown Council and developer Jon Copaken in funding a $120,000...

Grand Boulevard Finally Gets New Stripes, but Bicyclists Believe Much More Needed

By Kevin Collison Several years after it was proposed, Grand Boulevard is finally going on a "road diet" promised to bicyclists who now hope it's...

Developer Pursuing Two Historic Apartment Projects in ‘Fringe’ Between Downtown and Midtown

By Kevin Collison A pair of historic buildings in what their developer calls the "fringe" area between downtown and midtown are on their way...

Port KC Considers Extending Streetcar to Riverfront ‘High Priority,’ Backs Words with Funding, ‘With...

By Kevin Collison A proposed $30 million extension of the downtown streetcar to the Berkley Riverfront could substantially boost development opportunities and allow people to...