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by TheLastGentleman
Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Northeast Industrial District Housing
Replies: 6
Views: 127

Re: Northeast Industrial District Housing

The amusement park was called Electric Park. The first version was there in the East Bottoms, but it got moved way down south at some point. I believe that version is the more famous one.
by TheLastGentleman
Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: renovate hanna, demolish lane... are we still doing this?
Replies: 155
Views: 9592

Re: renovate hanna, demolish lane... are we still doing this?

Is there still no plan besides parking? I'm having nightmares that this site won't get developed for decades.
by TheLastGentleman
Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Fixing p&l traffic backups
Replies: 73
Views: 1292

Re: Fixing p&l traffic backups

How about the structural work being done to the Andrews McNeil building?! Slowest project ever and has caused some issues. At least they now have scaffolding in place so the sidewalks are available. I feel terrible for the guy who leased the space across the street to put in a picklemans. I really ...
by TheLastGentleman
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apple searching for second HQ--too!
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: Apple searching for second HQ--too!

Here we go again...
by TheLastGentleman
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Kansas City Photos
Topic: City Hall and Observation Deck
Replies: 10
Views: 468

Re: City Hall and Observation Deck

KC_JAYHAWK wrote:Nice. Oak Tower would look so much better if they took all that shit off the roof, or surrounded it with an Art Deco wall, similar to Municipal Auditorium.


Best case scenario would be getting all the cladding off to show the original gothic detail.
by TheLastGentleman
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Unbuilt KC
Replies: 17
Views: 2370

Re: Unbuilt KC

Power and Light Building

Image
by TheLastGentleman
Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Status and future of the River Market area??
Replies: 1780
Views: 161499

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

The streetcar, I mean
by TheLastGentleman
Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Status and future of the River Market area??
Replies: 1780
Views: 161499

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

I hope they get those doors fixed up. Is there a long-term plan for it?
by TheLastGentleman
Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Kansas City Photos
Topic: City Hall and Observation Deck
Replies: 10
Views: 468

Re: City Hall and Observation Deck

longviewmo wrote:Just show up during normal business hours and someone will let you up there?


I was directed to the basement, and a guard accompanied me to the top. Closes at 3, at least the day I went
by TheLastGentleman
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Oak Tower
Replies: 38
Views: 4055

Re: Oak Tower

Here are some more interesting images I found, including what it looked like before the upper half was added. Most are pulled from http://www.kchistory.org, which has a stunning amount of great old photos. I highly recommend a look. https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0324/8961/products/57_60da1bae-aa...
by TheLastGentleman
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Oak Tower
Replies: 38
Views: 4055

Re: Oak Tower

I'm back to researching this place. I went inside again and got some shots of the lobby since I had a decent camera on me this time, then went over to city hall. https://i.imgur.com/SCRFAeP.jpg https://i.imgur.com/aVNQkpY.jpg https://i.imgur.com/ZGAVwME.jpg Here are the shots from city hall. What's ...
by TheLastGentleman
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Kansas City Photos
Topic: City Hall and Observation Deck
Replies: 10
Views: 468

Re: City Hall and Observation Deck

Glad you guys like them!
by TheLastGentleman
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Kansas City Photos
Topic: City Hall and Observation Deck
Replies: 10
Views: 468

City Hall and Observation Deck

Went to the top of city hall to get some pictures. Gorgeous building, and what an incredible feature! Been meaning to get up there, just never found the time https://i.imgur.com/RxN9mN2.jpg https://i.imgur.com/ZlfoUoi.jpg https://i.imgur.com/FDSaihO.jpg https://i.imgur.com/ypoayzQ.jpg https://i.imgu...
by TheLastGentleman
Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4161
Views: 259600

Re: We need a new airport!!!

This thread derailed, landed on a new set of tracks, and kept going
by TheLastGentleman
Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4161
Views: 259600

Re: We need a new airport!!!

It seems like I've read that edgemoor was planning on repurposing one of the old terminals
by TheLastGentleman
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Status and future of the River Market area??
Replies: 1780
Views: 161499

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

I'm glad it's in a more prominent spot. I don't think many people paid attention to it when it was behind union station.
by TheLastGentleman
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Status and future of the River Market area??
Replies: 1780
Views: 161499

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

Was that the streetcar that used to be near union station?

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