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by FangKC
Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?
Replies: 343
Views: 48229

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

Learn to Throw an Axe in Kansas City Taking the outdoors to the West Bottoms, two entrepreneurs have brought urban axe throwing to Kansas City. Blade & Timber founders Matt Baysinger and Ryan Henrich got their start in the escape room business with Breakout KC. With their newest venture, the du...
by FangKC
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: KCMO Downtown Streetcar
Replies: 5344
Views: 403720

Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

For comparison sake, what is the average daily and weekly ridership for the bus system?
by FangKC
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Status and future of the River Market area??
Replies: 1949
Views: 196409

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

Local Pig Relocating to City Market, Taking Former Winslow BBQ Space The Local Pig & Pigwich is leaving the East Bottoms for the former Winslow BBQ space at 20 E. Fifth St. in the City Market with an opening expected in mid-October. ... To make way for Local Pig renovation, neighboring KC Soda ...
by FangKC
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: KCMO Downtown Streetcar
Replies: 5344
Views: 403720

Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

I think I heard on the local news this past week that July's First Friday weekend ridership was over 76,000. Does that sound right, Dave?
by FangKC
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Bringing Conventions to Kansas City
Replies: 27
Views: 3184

Re: Bringing Conventions to Kansas City

Visit KC says the city’s improvements show in convention bookings ... Visit KC said that, in the first half of this year, it booked 17 major conventions for future years. The bookings are estimated to be worth more than $174 million to the area economy, according to a release. ... Kansas City will ...
by FangKC
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Historic Preservation in the Urban Core
Replies: 62
Views: 11612

Re: Historic Preservation in the Urban Core

FangKC wrote:Historic Kansas City releases its' 2015 Most Endangered Building List

No specific order:

1. Sauer Castle, 935 Shawnee Road, Kansas City, KS


Locals hope to restore KCK’s famous Sauer Castle

https://fox4kc.com/2018/07/16/locals-hope-to-restore-kcks-famous-sauer-castle/
by FangKC
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus
Replies: 159
Views: 16253

Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Is that the new Social Security office/dialysis clinic that they resurrected the original 1983 plans for? In their defense it's very nice on the inside ... https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2018/05/31/church-of-the-resurrection-downtown-photo-tour.html#g/435776/1 Here are photos of the in...
by FangKC
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus
Replies: 159
Views: 16253

Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

I was thinking the same thing just seconds before you posted MissingKC.
by FangKC
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: KC Star building redevelopment
Replies: 21
Views: 2954

Re: KC Star building redevelopment

The staff of the Kansas City Star have moved out of the former newspaper headquarters building at 1729 Grand into the press pavilion. The Kansas City Star Turns Off The Lights After More Than A Century At 1729 Grand ... At one time, more than 1,700 people worked at 1729 Grand , but the rapidly decli...
by FangKC
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Beacon Hill
Replies: 301
Views: 39072

Re: Beacon Hill

I've made an update map showing the development status.

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by FangKC
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Beacon Hill
Replies: 301
Views: 39072

Re: Beacon Hill

There is still a significant amount of cleared land available that has yet to have anything built on it south of Beacon Hill Lane (25th Street). It appears the infrastructure is about to be rebuilt. I have seen surveyors doing work. Here is the neighborhood plan. Click on this link to go to the PDF ...
by FangKC
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)
Replies: 332
Views: 43910

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

KCPowercat wrote:I was hoping they would save the old sign but that sign is super sexy


I hope someone had the forethought to save the old sign, and it's not in some salvage yard.
by FangKC
Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Martini Corner near 31st/Gilham
Replies: 225
Views: 33903

Re: Martini Corner near 31st/Gilham

I wonder if that stretch used to have diagonal parking at one time?
by FangKC
Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus
Replies: 159
Views: 16253

Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

shinatoo wrote:Is that the new Social Security office/dialysis clinic that they resurrected the original 1983 plans for?


I predict it will be a bank branch in 20 years.
by FangKC
Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus
Replies: 159
Views: 16253

Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

And yet this lovely old church sits boarded-up in view of downtown.

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by FangKC
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 686
Views: 81636

Re: Troost developments

July 13, 2018. Looking northwest from 31st and Troost. The former department store building being renovated. Windows have been added at street level. https://i.imgur.com/p7081MU.jpg Looking west from Troost at the former department store building. https://i.imgur.com/U5o1QB5.jpg That department sto...
by FangKC
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 686
Views: 81636

Re: Troost developments

The Milhaus project, at 27th and Troost, is well-underway. July 13, 2018. Looking southeast just north of 27th and Troost. https://i.imgur.com/O4ndzdr.jpg Looking northeast from Troost. https://i.imgur.com/KCp5KBG.jpg I am happy that they are placing the apartments so close to the sidewalk instead ...
by FangKC
Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Union Station
Replies: 1547
Views: 122101

Re: Union Station


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