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by KCtoBrooklyn
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Martini Corner near 31st/Gilham
Replies: 228
Views: 40463

Re: Martini Corner near 31st/Gilham

Here is an interesting plan for infill at 32nd and McGee (currently vacant lot/community garden). It is for a "cottage community" with 4 "cabins". I wonder if the plan is to use these for Airbnb.

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by KCtoBrooklyn
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport
Replies: 1878
Views: 226059

Re: Westport

The north side of Westport Rd between Holly and Wiedenmann (just north of the old Berbiglia that was torn down for the new QT) is rumored to be torn down for apartments. The owner of the salon in one of the houses said they were being forced to move, and when I asked for more details she said they ...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: 3rd & Grand to be redeveloped as TOD
Replies: 84
Views: 12214

Re: 3rd & Grand to be redeveloped as TOD

An ordinance regarding this project was introduced to the council yesterday: Authorizing the City Manager to negotiate a development agreement with Briarcliff Development Company and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority in relation to the financing and construction of a mixed-use developmen...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 777
Views: 104034

Re: Troost developments

I just noticed in Compass KC that a replat application has been submitted for 2501 Troost. This is the site where Andrew Brain had proposed the twin towers. I don't see a lot of info available, but it does say 242 units. The original proposal included 350 units, but it is no surprise that it would ...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Proposed tower on Plaza
Replies: 30
Views: 989

Re: Proposed tower on Plaza

DaveKCMO wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:56 pm
No more car holes on 47th!
Yeah, I see how that looks like a driveway in the rendering, but those are steps.
by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3787
Views: 364927

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

According to a Business Journal article on endangered buildings the Christian Scientist church is to be torn down and replaced with a 13 story office tower. Would be a loss for the human scale along 47th and create a blocky wall on the north side. I noticed HKC had applied for historic designation ...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Light Rail Systems And Routes In Other Cities
Replies: 566
Views: 61103

Re: Light Rail Systems And Routes In Other Cities

The roll out of the St Louis Loop Trolley really has been a shit show. After years of delays, they finally had the ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday, but couldn't start service due to snow (I guess that part was just bad luck). Service started today, but only with two cars running a shortened route ...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Various restaurants coming to City
Replies: 22
Views: 7027

Re: Various restaurants coming to City

That name comes off as cheesy, but hopefully the food won't be as Anglicized. It would be good to have a Mexican chicken option a little closer. I'm not sure why some of the KCK/Independence Ave Mexican joints don't look at expanding into more gringo neighborhoods. I think if some place like El Poll...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - The Gallerie (27th & Gillham)
Replies: 93
Views: 20677

Re: OFFICIAL - The Gallerie (27th & Gillham)

Critical_Mass wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:39 pm
Where are you seeing that Aug 2019 completion date?
It is in the MLS.
by KCtoBrooklyn
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - The Gallerie (27th & Gillham)
Replies: 93
Views: 20677

Re: OFFICIAL - The Gallerie (27th & Gillham)

The townhomes are now being marketed. August 2019 completion date. It looks like they are all listed at $395k for 3 bed, 3 bath, 1,549 sq ft. https://matrixmedia.heartlandmls.com/mediaserver/GetMedia.ashx?Key=42559053&TableID=1&Type=1&Size=9&exk=73953045b6c43633732c0f2772c19cad&Number=2 https://matr...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3787
Views: 364927

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

For the most part, those lots are pretty narrow. I think they may have to get variances to even build back a single family home. They would have to be be townhouses to increase the density, and even then, fitting three on two lots might be tough.
by KCtoBrooklyn
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3787
Views: 364927

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

I guess it is safe to assume these will all be tear downs since these will be between 44th and 45th. There are a fair number of vacant lots north of 44th that Westport Today owns. I wonder if they have plans for those yet. Those seem better suited for multi-family or mixed-use. With 30 homes being b...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.
Replies: 543
Views: 73863

Re: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.

I assume it will be brick veneer. It seems that is all anyone uses anymore, due to costs.

It seems like that can look hit or miss. When it is done well, it can be hard to tell a difference.
by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.
Replies: 543
Views: 73863

Re: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.

Rendering for the Armour and Cherry proposal:

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by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Hotel Bravo- 17th and Wyandotte
Replies: 53
Views: 4192

Re: Hotel Bravo- 17th and Wyandotte

The following is on the agenda for the TIF Commission's meeting tomorrow. I don't see any indication of the what the project might be, but I am guessing it is the Hotel Bravo. Or, is there another project in the works in the Performing Arts District TIF area? Proposed Performing Arts District TIF Pl...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2375
Views: 287484

Re: Misc Crossroads News

Menlo Inc, the recently founded parent company for k12itc, a fast growing tech company based in the Northland, is looking to move to 2110 Grand. They currently have 45 employees and are planning to grow to 60 within a year. They are seeking a tax abatement. Here is the building: https://www.loopnet....
by KCtoBrooklyn
Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: KC metro growth and migration stats
Replies: 84
Views: 16245

Re: KC metro growth and migration stats

There's no residency requirement to use it Colorado. Can't see why there would be one for a prescription in Missouri. Recreational is a different ballgame from medical. You need to have a card issued for medical and I think it is safe to assume there would be a residency requirement. It's only goin...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: KC metro growth and migration stats
Replies: 84
Views: 16245

Re: KC metro growth and migration stats

It will be interesting to see if the passage of medical marijuana has an impact on the population growth in MO vs KS. I don't think it will have a massive effect, but I imagine it could be a deciding factor for some people. Do we know if there is a residency requirement for a prescription/card? Or c...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Muehlebach Hotel / KC Club Project
Replies: 88
Views: 12853

Re: Muehlebach Hotel / KC Club Project

It does look like the office portion is being expanded. The original info called for 70,000 sq ft and they are now saying 100,000.

I wonder if the building would still have a similar design and how many stories it might be now.
by KCtoBrooklyn
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3787
Views: 364927

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

Are you just doing random compassKC searches? It seems to me that once they rolled out compass, the city did away with the development map (at least from the attachment standpoint). What I will usually do is go to Compass every few days and do a search of plans submitted in the last few days. There...