Developer Hopes to Raise Money to Finish Renovating Eyesore Building at 10th and Oak

By Kevin Collison Nicholas Abnos readily acknowledges he's allowed a vacant five-story building at the prominent corner of 10th and Oak to fester for well...

Downtown Council Holiday Drive Collects Clothing and Toys for Homeless Families

The Downtown Council of Kansas City is rolling out the holiday barrels again to collect coats, clothing and toys for homeless families who use...

Children’s Mercy Hospital Plans Nine-Story Research Tower on Hospital Hill

By Kevin Collison Children's Mercy Hospital is planning a nine-story research tower at its Hospital Hill campus, continuing a boom of healthcare-related construction in that...

Quality Hill Playhouse Opens ‘The Q,’ Adds Full Bar and Quadruples Lobby

By Kevin Collison The Quality Hill Playhouse has expanded into long-dormant space at 10th and Central streets, dramatically expanding the size of its lobby and...

Day Spa and Physical Therapy Clinic Coming to ‘Baltimore Square’ District

A new day spa and physical therapy clinic are opening in what's being branded the "Baltimore Square" district, a group of historic buildings in...

Downtown Convention Hotel Expects to Break Ground Jan. 2, Wins Key Approvals from Development...

Updated: Kansas City Tax Increment Financing Commission approved redevelopment agreement and other documents for convention hotel project this morning, last public hurdle for the...

Downtown Dazzle Heats Up in December with Urban Homes Tour and Streetcar Concerts

Anyone interested in checking out the downtown housing market will have an opportunity Dec. 9 as part of the ongoing Downtown Dazzle holiday festivities. The...

Critical Convention Hotel Agreements Before Development Agency, Includes $59.7 Million Private Investment

By Kevin Collison The long-awaited, 800-room downtown convention hotel is poised to begin construction in January if, as expected, the key city development agency handling...

Developer May Shift Affordable Apartment Project Threatened by State Tax Credit Cut to East...

By Kevin Collison Developer Kelley Hrabe is scrambling to salvage his plan to build 400 affordable apartments downtown following a sudden shift in state policy...

Upcoming ‘Art of the Brick’ LEGO Show at Union Station Invites Ideas for Kansas...

The 'Art of the Brick,' described as the first major museum exhibition using LEGO bricks to create art, is coming to Union Station in...