Sale of Historic Kansas City Star Building Completed, New Owner Weighing Options for Redevelopment

By Kevin Collison The sale of The Kansas City Star building was completed last week although the new owner has no immediate plans to redevelop...

Groundbreaking for $25 Million Hampton Inn Expected Soon, Latest Hotel in Growing Crossroads District...

By Kevin Collison A seven-story Hampton Inn hotel on the northeast corner of 16th and Main is expected to start construction in October, a project...

Irish Fest Brings Lots of Gaelic Fun and Dollars to Downtown Kansas City This...

Kansas City Irish Fest 2017 kicks off its traditional Labor Day weekend Friday, and its growing success mirrors the rebound of downtown since the...

Huge Global Audience Views Dramatic Time-Lapse Video of Downtown Kansas City During Eclipse

By Kevin Collison What started as a brainstorming session at the World War I National Museum and Memorial has been seen by almost 1.3 million...

Quality Hill Residents Tired of Being in the Dark

By Kevin Collison When the Quality Hill neighborhood first opened in the mid-1980s on the west side of downtown, among its charms were the old-fashioned...

New Development Site in River Market Considered Potential Location for Mid-Rise Apartment Project

By Kevin Collison A massive industrial plant at First and Grand that opened in 1904 to supply electricity to the old Kansas City streetcar system...

Beyond the Loop Offers Alternatives for O’Neil Bridge and North Loop Freeway

By Kevin Collison The public got their first look at a menu of ideas for reimagining the North Loop freeway in downtown Kansas City and...

Historic Kansas City Club Expected to Reopen in December as ‘Urban Resort’

By Kevin Collison The historic Kansas City Club at 918 Baltimore Ave. is being renovated to become an "urban resort" by the Denver investor who...

Made Urban Apparel Wears Its Hometown Pride at Flagship Retail Space in Downtown x...

Kansas City has picked up some swagger since the Royals won the World Series two years ago and Made Urban Apparel is providing the...

Ambassador Hotel Gets Incentive Nod for $14.9 Million Expansion, Work to Begin Soon

By Kevin Collison The owner of the Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand plans to break ground on a nine-story addition this fall after receiving approval...