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by TheLastGentleman
Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)
Replies: 274
Views: 33686

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

In this shot you can see that the grill space was indeed the only area with stained glass at one point. http://kcpl-vital-app.iii.com:9020/vital/access/services/Download/kcpl:35322/THUMBNAIL_LARGE?view=true&site_name=KC%20History https://i.imgur.com/rX7KzI5.jpg
by TheLastGentleman
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 2361
Views: 170495

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Does anyone remember where the original link came from? I've tried looking it up for people through google but it doesn't come up. The only way to get to it seems to be typing the URL in verbatim
by TheLastGentleman
Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 2361
Views: 170495

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

North cam down. East is still up though
by TheLastGentleman
Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 2361
Views: 170495

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

aknowledgeableperson wrote:
TheLastGentleman wrote:
JBmidtown wrote:
Bass pro shop as anchor tenant?

Yes, but it would also have a slab of the Titanic


That's down in Branson.

There's a pyramid hotel/casino in Vegas that has a piece of the Titanic's side for some reason.
by TheLastGentleman
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 2361
Views: 170495

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

JBmidtown wrote:
TheLastGentleman wrote:Giant pyramid.


Bass pro shop as anchor tenant?

Yes, but it would also have a slab of the Titanic
by TheLastGentleman
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: KC area Transit master plan LIGHT RAIL OR BUST!
Replies: 32
Views: 2270

Re: KC area Transit master plan LIGHT RAIL OR BUST!

ldai_phs wrote:I heard today that the Chamber of Commerce is looking at an "AI Superhighway" as part of their transit initiative. Anyone else here something about this?

It sounds awesome but I don't know what it means.
by TheLastGentleman
Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 880
Views: 105698

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

KCLover wrote:Are you guys celebrating 4/20 early?

Yes.
by TheLastGentleman
Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Homogenization of KC
Replies: 8
Views: 218

Re: Homogenization of KC

Architecturally, I think we should celebrate the city's art deco more. It could even be used as a style to base new development off. I'm not advocating for full on imitations, but more as inspiration. Just something other than the grey shipping containers we've been getting. We should also show off ...
by TheLastGentleman
Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2063
Views: 214413

Re: Misc Crossroads News

moderne wrote:I'd be willing to chip in if they removed the name of a long defunct auto part and appliance retailer and replaced it with "Kansas City." That way no one would ever have to caption a KC skyline shot again.

This is brilliant.
by TheLastGentleman
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 880
Views: 105698

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

chingon wrote:The monotonous sky wall in the background really bothers me. Science just did it that way because it’s too cheap to make lots of interesting skies like they have in other, cooler planets.

At least ours changes color and has moving clouds
by TheLastGentleman
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)
Replies: 274
Views: 33686

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

mgh7676 wrote:KCMO Historic Preservation recently posted pics of the interior of 21c that should put to rest any concern for the historic portion of Savoy Grill. This hotel will be top notch!

https://www.instagram.com/kcmolandmarks/

That's what I like to see!
by TheLastGentleman
Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Oak Tower
Replies: 65
Views: 6393

Re: Oak Tower

Old business journal article I found from 1996. I offer this as evidence that they once planned to restore more than the first 3 floors. Oak Tower, built 77 years ago at 324 E. 11th St. in Kansas City and saddled with high vacancies in recent years, is coming back to life as a high-tech home for tel...
by TheLastGentleman
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Black leaders seek to rename Paseo to MLK Blvd
Replies: 57
Views: 1665

Re: Black leaders seek to rename Paseo to MLK Blvd

I think it's up to the people who live along it. I bet most of the people who have complained about the name change on the Star's comments, facebook, ect, had never even heard of the paseo before this idea was put forward. Even if they had heard of it, how many years has it been since they were on ...
by TheLastGentleman
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Black leaders seek to rename Paseo to MLK Blvd
Replies: 57
Views: 1665

Re: Black leaders seek to rename Paseo to MLK Blvd

I think it's up to the people who live along it. I bet most of the people who have complained about the name change on the Star's comments, facebook, ect, had never even heard of the paseo before this idea was put forward. Even if they had heard of it, how many years has it been since they were on i...
by TheLastGentleman
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Poll: Does the Plaza need a drastic change, some change or on the right path?
Replies: 67
Views: 6314

Re: Poll: Does the Plaza need a drastic change, some change or on the right path?

Darlene wrote:It would be a little walk but I think people need to walk more anyways.

=D>
by TheLastGentleman
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 880
Views: 105698

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

And, like I said before, we aren't asking for engineering marvels or architectural masterpieces like you seem to be suggesting. Personally, I would be happy with just slightly different shades of glass/mullions. I can't imagine that would add much to the budget.
by TheLastGentleman
Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 880
Views: 105698

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

I had initially assumed that Four Light would occupy only the western half of its block, such that it would have the same footprint as Two and Three but rotated 90 degrees. If Cordish were simply to limit the height of what they build on the sliver that fronts Main it would do a lot to open up view...
by TheLastGentleman
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 880
Views: 105698

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

I didn't realize tinting the color of glass was such a big deal.
by TheLastGentleman
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 880
Views: 105698

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

... Priority one should still be to make them work at the street level. Agreed. No one moves to a city just for the skyline at a specific angle. Someone might care about the skyline from their condo/apartment, but no one lives at liberty memorial. People do move to a city based off of how it feels ...

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