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by FangKC
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Property Tax Assessments 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1128

Re: Property Tax Assessments 2019

Jackson County commercial property tax spike? Look at Plaza When the Country Club Plaza complained about its property tax assessment two years ago — and won a reprieve — it cited equity issues. Jackson County seems to have worked around that fairness issue in a simple way: raise rates for commercia...
by FangKC
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?
Replies: 405
Views: 72996

Re: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?

'Local and authentic': Bridge transformation aims to unite Kansas City(s) [RENDERINGS] ... A partnership between Kansas City, Mo., Kansas City, Kan., and Flying Truss LLC will turn the bridge built in 1905 into a "creative crossing." Known as the Rock Island Bridge project, the transformation inclu...
by FangKC
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?
Replies: 405
Views: 72996

Re: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?

West Bottoms, Armourdale, and Argentine to get additional levee protection--raised 3 feet. KC-area levees will get higher after $453M in improvements ... Levee designs are underway, and the project anticipates its first construction contract to be awarded in September. Updates will be made to 18 mil...
by FangKC
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Property Tax Assessments 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1128

Re: Property Tax Assessments 2019

For lower income residents, affordability isn't just the ability to buy a house, pay a mortgage, or their rent. It's also utilities and property taxes. People working minimum wage jobs, other lower-paying jobs, and seniors on fixed incomes, can't keep up with big jumps in expenses. That's why you se...
by FangKC
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 891
Views: 130651

Re: Troost developments

Site work has started forthe new apartments on the SE corner of 25th and Troost.

https://www.facebook.com/cityscenekc/ph ... 3&theater
by FangKC
Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2601
Views: 339131

Re: Misc Crossroads News

Pirate's Bone plans to move into the space previously occupied by Brioche: https://www.feastmagazine.com/the-feed/kansas_city_news/article_f127ae60-467e-11e9-b21d-4f80b2e06b51.html just noticed signage up for this at that spot for the first time this week, though that's not to say it hasn't been th...
by FangKC
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Affordable Housing
Replies: 101
Views: 13166

Re: Affordable Housing

Investors flip housing markets, and home buyers are reeling ... Now, the BeltLine was being extended to southwest Atlanta, and investors were betting on the same transformation. They bought nearly 26,000 homes in the Atlanta area in 2018, largely in the southwestern quadrant of the city — including...
by FangKC
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Affordable Housing
Replies: 101
Views: 13166

Re: Affordable Housing

Meet the A.I. Landlord That’s Building a Single-Family-Home Empire ... Sean Dobson, Amherst’s CEO, is an imposing Texan data savant who dropped out of college to get into mortgage trading. A decade ago, he made a killing shorting shaky debt during the housing crash. Today he’s adding 1,000 homes a ...
by FangKC
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Book Recommendations!
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Re: Book Recommendations!

by FangKC
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Affordable Housing
Replies: 101
Views: 13166

Re: Affordable Housing

This Is What a Street Looks like 39 Years after Legalizing Fourplexes

https://www.sightline.org/2019/06/21/th ... ourplexes/
by FangKC
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: downtown airport news
Replies: 13
Views: 867

Re: downtown airport news

One of the Last Flying TWA Planes Makes Final Landing In KC


https://www.kmbc.com/article/one-of-las ... 0?src=app#
by FangKC
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)
Replies: 376
Views: 66100

Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

I just wish we could get the empty parcels on 9th Street around the Savoy filled in. That street was Kansas City's first concentrated hotel district when the streetcar line ran there from the West Bottoms. The buildings that remain are the Cosby Hotel, Bunker Hotel; Orient (Delmar) Hotel (now the St...
by FangKC
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: OFFICIAL: Power & Light District
Replies: 6480
Views: 517020

Re: OFFICIAL: Power & Light District

Family-Friendly PNC Plaza Opens in Power & Light District PNC Bank is partnering with the Power & Light District to rebrand an outdoor space in the downtown entertainment area “PNC Plaza” and plans to make it a hub for family-friendly activities. The plaza at the base of the H&R Block tower was for...
by FangKC
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: North of the River
Topic: OFFICIAL: Briarcliff Village
Replies: 383
Views: 48779

Re: OFFICIAL: Briarcliff Village

Timber-frame office building coming to KC. Briarcliff developer plans office building in Riverside Briarcliff Development Corp. plans another addition to its 400-acre mixed use development north of the river. The company will construct a 50,000-square-foot, three-story office building that will be p...
by FangKC
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Liberty Memorial Musuem and Penn Valley Park
Replies: 120
Views: 16222

Re: Liberty Memorial Musuem and Penn Valley Park

Last restoration was completed in 2006.
by FangKC
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - East Village
Replies: 1638
Views: 145388

Re: OFFICIAL - East Village

If a genie gave me three wishes, one would be to get rid of the East Village name for that neighborhood.
by FangKC
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - McCown Gordon HQ
Replies: 68
Views: 10392

Re: OFFICIAL - McCown Gordon HQ

McCownGordon Occupies Striking New Digs on Lower Main Street Move over Muse of Missouri, the corner of Ninth and Main finally has another attraction pleasing to the eye with the opening of the new McCownGordon headquarters, a $10.5 million do over of a bland 1970s office building. The approximately...
by FangKC
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?
Replies: 405
Views: 72996

Re: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?

Yes.

I was imagining that perhaps they were putting a swimming pool / lap pool there.
by FangKC
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: The View at the West Bottom II (Weld Wheel Building)
Replies: 22
Views: 4671

Re: The View at the West Bottom II (Weld Wheel Building)

I wish Sunflower Development would take over the Scarritt complex. They do a good job restoring older buildings.
by FangKC
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Muehlebach Hotel / KC Club Project
Replies: 152
Views: 24172

Re: Muehlebach Hotel / KC Club Project

The last we heard it was going through a redesign because it's getting more square footage.