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by FangKC
Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 454
Views: 42492

Re: Troost developments

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by FangKC
Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 454
Views: 42492

Re: Troost developments

It appears to be a demolition of the building. NDEMOLISH - DANGEROUS BUILDINGS DEMO IN PROGRESS http://kivaweb.kcmo.org/kivanet/2/permit/flags/index.cfm?rowid=AAABvKAAOAADC58AAU&pid=1753872&jur=KCMO&pin=126861&fa=dsparcelflag http://kivaweb.kcmo.org/kivanet/2/permit/lookup/index.cfm
by FangKC
Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: On-going downtown development projects
Replies: 278
Views: 45657

Re: On-going downtown development projects

It is odd that the hotel developer would consider selling their surface parking lot. I wonder if they are looking for a developer who will lease them back parking spaces in any new parking garage that might be part of a proposed development?
by FangKC
Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Status and future of the River Market area??
Replies: 1646
Views: 129841

Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2017/04/19/epoch-developments-river-market-proposal.html "I didn't really endorse that, nor did I know they were doing it," Slawson said of Kansas City-based B+A Architecture's presentation. "But it is based on my vision." Slawson said ...
by FangKC
Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 1818
Views: 159610

Re: Misc Crossroads News

scooterj wrote:
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True fact: I once spent an evening in NYC with actress Parker Posey slapping my leg.
by FangKC
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: KC in TV and Movies
Replies: 1623
Views: 132880

Re: KC in TV and Movies

The CIA officer in Snowfall on FX always wears a Kansas City Royals hat.
by FangKC
Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Crown Center: urban disaster, shining star, or in-between
Replies: 922
Views: 66004

Re: Crown Center: urban disaster, shining star, or in-between

THE HALLMARK PENTHOUSE AT CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS For a long time, if you got on a certain elevator at Hallmark headquarters, there was an extra button at the top labeled “PH.” You needed a key to get into the Hallmark penthouse. You’d probably never been there, but knew someone who had: They report...
by FangKC
Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: P&L District: 14th & Baltimore site proposal
Replies: 177
Views: 19681

Re: P&L District: 14th & Baltimore site proposal

The other solution is to run the corridor for each floor up along the north side of the wing (against the theater), and just have rooms on south side of the corridor.
by FangKC
Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL: Port Authority Riverfront Project
Replies: 539
Views: 43030

Re: OFFICIAL: Port Authority Riverfront Project

Progress on Union at Berkley Riverfront.

http://tinyurl.com/y85bdtbz
by FangKC
Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Preserving the state historic tax credits
Replies: 9
Views: 933

Re: Preserving the state historic tax credits

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

https://cityscenekc.com/mayor-james-defends-missouri-historic-tax-credit-program-says-jeff-city-doesnt-like-cities/
by FangKC
Wed Jul 26, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Preserving the state historic tax credits
Replies: 9
Views: 933

Re: Preserving the state historic tax credits

Off the top of my head, these buildings could be affected: Kemper Arena repurposing. Mark Twain conversion. Any renovation of the Board of Education building at 12th and McGee. Conversion of the Midland Office Tower at 13th and Baltimore. Boone Theater restoration in the Jazz District. Restoration o...
by FangKC
Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 1818
Views: 159610

Re: Misc Crossroads News

DaveKCMO wrote:
DaveKCMO wrote:
KCPowercat wrote:https://www.afterwordkc.com


so this is what was going to be the royal squirrel?


sign in the window indicates 'yes'. also looks like there will be an outdoor space out the back, facing 19th.



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by FangKC
Wed Jul 26, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Fairfax Lofts/Hotel Indigo (former Brookfield Building)
Replies: 161
Views: 18888

Re: OFFICIAL - Fairfax Lofts/Hotel Indigo (former Brookfield Building)

It's on the website for the hotel group that owns the Indigo Hotel flag as "coming soon."

http://tinyurl.com/y7qeu7sf
by FangKC
Wed Jul 26, 2017 4:05 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building
Replies: 189
Views: 23012

Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

I'm also surprised about this new stretch of banks along Main. I'm dumbfounded by the bank influx Downtown's surprising lacking in bank branches compared to the burbs. Just off the top of my head banks missing from downtown: Wells Fargo, Capitol Federal, Security Bank, 1st National, Bank of Blue Val...
by FangKC
Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: KC School District Buildings... Reuse?
Replies: 79
Views: 10242

Re: KC School District Buildings... Reuse?

I noticed the new structures they are building on the north side of the building. I didn't think this project was ever going to get started.
by FangKC
Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:34 am
Forum: Missouri Suburbs
Topic: Market Square Townhomes- Independence Square
Replies: 8
Views: 2678

Re: Market Square Townhomes- Independence Square

These turned out to be the most awful monstrosities that could be conceived--in their faux-Victorian Lego-Disney style. http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/307-N-Liberty-St-Unit-9_Independence_MO_64050_M81130-28022#photo15 http://www.kansascityhomes.com/ShowImage.aspx?MlsNum=2055784.1
by FangKC
Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)
Replies: 115
Views: 10749

Re: Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)

mister816 wrote:looks like it's too wide to fit into the actual space but okay i guess... why are there no windows on the side?


Because it's possible that a building might be constructed on the adjoining parcel at some point.
by FangKC
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: KC Star building redevelopment
Replies: 9
Views: 706

KC Star building redevelopment

I'm starting a new thread for the KC Star building redevelopment, since it's no longer owned by McClatchy and the Star staff will be moving out of it. Historic Kansas City Star Building Sold, to be Redeveloped as Office Project for 1,200 Workers The Kansas City Star’s historic headquarters building ...
by FangKC
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)
Replies: 115
Views: 10749

Re: Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)

It looks like an embassy.
by FangKC
Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Downtown New Residential Units
Replies: 32
Views: 2121

Re: Downtown New Residential Units

How many new apartments are in the Flashcube building conversion? There are also a bunch of apartments in the former Abernathy Furniture complex conversion in the West Bottoms.

There is also that Residence Inn hotel-to-apartment conversion at 30th and Main (2975 Main St.).

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