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by aknowledgeableperson
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Amenities missing from downtown
Replies: 272
Views: 16099

Re: Amenities missing from downtown

Don't forget the rumors of Amazon buying Target. One of many with this prediction.

www.kare11.com/article/news/analyst-hq2 ... -509275842
by aknowledgeableperson
Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Amazon searching for second HQ
Replies: 286
Views: 20159

Re: Amazon searching for second HQ

Wonder how many of those cities/states would implement those LGBTQ protections if that was a condition of securing this project or Apple's?
by aknowledgeableperson
Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 1594
Views: 115816

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

From what I remember the tennis courts are on land that is dedicated park land. The Parks Dept controls how the land is used.
by aknowledgeableperson
Sun Jan 21, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Northeast Industrial District Housing
Replies: 6
Views: 113

Re: Northeast Industrial District Housing

A hundred years ago this NE area was a typical residential neighborhood alongside an industrial area.
by aknowledgeableperson
Sun Jan 21, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 1594
Views: 115816

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

Unless they could move the tennis courts to another Plaza location seriously doubt they would sacrifice the courts for anything.
by aknowledgeableperson
Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4161
Views: 259505

Re: We need a new airport!!!

beautyfromashes wrote:
dnweava wrote: We aren't getting the world cup.

What makes you say that? We won't get the final, but seem almost assured of being a host city.


Assured????????????????
Since when?

Don't forget Mexico and Canada will also get first rounds games, and I think a very limited second round games.
by aknowledgeableperson
Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: A quick population hypothetical for data fiends
Replies: 6
Views: 411

Re: A quick population hypothetical for data fiends

Yes, the density of KCMO was never close to that of other big cities. Don't forget most big cities were developed before the Civil War. Most of the development of KCMO came after that war. And one thing that went hand-in-hand with that development was the start of mass transit. That way KCMO grew in...
by aknowledgeableperson
Sat Dec 09, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 2218
Views: 147495

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

LCRA is set to approve financial documents Wednesday to set up a December closing. If they don't close in December the project is in jeopardy because the firm construction estimates expire. The developers are scheduled to provide an update on Thursday to the council business session. https://citysc...
by aknowledgeableperson
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4161
Views: 259505

Re: We need a new airport!!!

KCPowercat wrote:I can't imagine going to a design meeting of a billion dollar facility and my input is electrical outlets.

So is Kansas City though


But it is those small little details may end up being overlooked and then when built people wonder why somebody didn't think of that.
by aknowledgeableperson
Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase Three Streetcar Expansion
Replies: 41
Views: 1716

Re: Phase Three Streetcar Expansion

Any idea how the study got the cc line estimate so wrong? Seems like a big thing to not take into account The Next Rail study used the Main Street Streetcar Price Per Mile cost for all the routes they looked at. By using the CCROW, a pre graded former rail line, the cost is cut down from the ~$30/m...
by aknowledgeableperson
Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Politics
Replies: 1405
Views: 98571

Re: Politics

Before he resigned Nixon still had enough GOP support to dodge impeachment. Even when he resigned he still had significant GOP support, although not the leaders of the GOP. And for now the GOP members of Congress will not bail on Trump until he becomes a political liability. Which probably will not ...
by aknowledgeableperson
Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Will Save the Suburbs?
Replies: 119
Views: 11385

Re: What Will Save the Suburbs?

A look into the future. Maybe it happens, maybe it won't. https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/realestate/heres-where-youll-live-when-self-driving-cars-rule-the-roads/ar-AAtZgl3?li=BBnbfcN "MarketWatch asked housing, real-estate and transportation experts to help illustrate those coming shifts. None...
by aknowledgeableperson
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4161
Views: 259505

Re: We need a new airport!!!

Money to buy Freedom Inc's support has a history to goes back to its beginning. And Freedom isn't the only one.
by aknowledgeableperson
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Kansas City Sports
Topic: GO ROYALS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 10946
Views: 469734

Re: GO ROYALS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

chingon wrote:
aknowledgeableperson wrote:Wasn't is 30 years between World Series appearances for the Royals?


No.


That's right, 29. Correct?
by aknowledgeableperson
Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Will Save the Suburbs?
Replies: 119
Views: 11385

Re: What Will Save the Suburbs?

grovester wrote:I totally forgot about the Atkins Museum of Art in OP!


I didn't know residents of OP were prohibited from entrance to the museum.
by aknowledgeableperson
Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Kansas City Sports
Topic: GO ROYALS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 10946
Views: 469734

Re: GO ROYALS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wasn't is 30 years between World Series appearances for the Royals? It's 29 years, I believe, for the Dodgers.
by aknowledgeableperson
Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Will Save the Suburbs?
Replies: 119
Views: 11385

Re: What Will Save the Suburbs?

Looks like the Millennials may be saving the suburbs, well at least some of them. Overland Park is on the list. https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/loan-finance/look-whos-fueling-americas-hottest-housing-markets/ar-AAtIor4?li=BBnbfcN ""We're finding that the hottest markets are affordable poc...
by aknowledgeableperson
Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Will Save the Suburbs?
Replies: 119
Views: 11385

Re: What Will Save the Suburbs?

Looks like the Millennials may be saving some suburbs, well at least some of them. Overland Park is on the list. https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/loan-finance/look-whos-fueling-americas-hottest-housing-markets/ar-AAtIor4?li=BBnbfcN ""We're finding that the hottest markets are affordable poc...
by aknowledgeableperson
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 2218
Views: 147495

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Have the bonds been sold?
by aknowledgeableperson
Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4161
Views: 259505

Re: We need a new airport!!!

Anybody know how many commercial flights that St. Louis area airport in Illinois have on an average day?

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