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by chaglang
Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport
Replies: 1776
Views: 198545

Re: Westport

TBF they also put almost all of Kansas City on the list: -18th and Vine -Local Modern Architecture -The Epperson House -Westport -Churches -Closed KCMO Schools -Neighborhood Commercial Buildings -Midtown Apartment Buildings -The Plaza -The Northeast -The Sauer Castle There are two actual structures ...
by chaglang
Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.
Replies: 515
Views: 62637

Re: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.

My guess would be that she lobbied other PZ&E members to not vote for it until the project was forced to go through other hoops. Like a side trip to the BZA. But that's only a guess.
by chaglang
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport Terrace at Manor Square
Replies: 31
Views: 2390

Re: Westport Terrace at Manor Square

Dang... you all need better info.
by chaglang
Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.
Replies: 515
Views: 62637

Re: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.

The MAC development is being held up by Shields. I'm reasonably sure it's over parking and the concerns of one Central Hyde Park resident. If you like this project and live within the HPNA boundaries, you might want to vote for regime change at this fall's elections.
by chaglang
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Hospital Hill activity
Replies: 131
Views: 19974

Re: Hospital Hill activity

According to local legend, those houses had been relocated to Hospital Hill to make room for the construction of Union Station.
by chaglang
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.
Replies: 515
Views: 62637

Re: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.

The FMV established during the eminent domain process for the MAC buildings placed the value of this building at maybe 1/5th of that.
by chaglang
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Martini Corner near 31st/Gilham
Replies: 226
Views: 36400

Re: Martini Corner near 31st/Gilham

Gillham had a de facto road diet for a year or two while those buildings were being built and everything worked out.
by chaglang
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Martini Corner near 31st/Gilham
Replies: 226
Views: 36400

Re: Martini Corner near 31st/Gilham

Velvet Freeze?
by chaglang
Sat Jul 14, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 695
Views: 85540

Re: Troost developments

If they close as car lots, they cannot re-open as car lots without a special use permit.
by chaglang
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2161
Views: 241810

Re: Misc Crossroads News

Did anyone walk or spend time on Oak outside of a car, maybe talk to any of the business owners or residents? If the road diet was doing something you would think that the change would be even a little bit perceptible to drivers. That’s certainly true of other road diets I’ve driven on. Sorry if yo...
by chaglang
Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2161
Views: 241810

Re: Misc Crossroads News

Drove it Friday at rush hour and again this morning. No noticeable difference, even on a First Friday.
by chaglang
Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: UMKC Conservatory of Music considers move to downtown
Replies: 406
Views: 50282

Re: UMKC Conservatory of Music considers move to downtown

Westport High School would be a terrible location. I thought the whole idea was to get the Conservatory downtown near the epicenter of the Arts community? And Westport High has the lowest visibility of any location [other than 63rd.]. Great that the school district sold Westport High to a group who...
by chaglang
Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 695
Views: 85540

Re: Troost developments

There's no way to know.
by chaglang
Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 695
Views: 85540

Re: Troost developments

There wasn't anything that said that they couldn't do it, and there was zero political will to steer them away from it. The OB board considered it nonnegotiable. Of course, it was framed as "if we don't build this bridge we will lose an entire generation of kids".
by chaglang
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 695
Views: 85540

Re: Troost developments

They couldn't resist the metaphor.
by chaglang
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: 2019 Mayor/Council Elections
Replies: 79
Views: 8598

Re: 2019 Mayor/Council Elections

That should be sorted out at the primary.
by chaglang
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: 2019 Mayor/Council Elections
Replies: 79
Views: 8598

Re: 2019 Mayor/Council Elections

Have to imagine that some of this will depend on Kander's platform, which nobody's seen yet. I love his voting rights work, but the mayor's office isn't about that.
by chaglang
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Historic Old Northeast
Replies: 258
Views: 40638

Re: Historic Old Northeast

By that logic, all of the east side - which has a notably reduced tree canopy - isn't suburban. Or something. What?
by chaglang
Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.
Replies: 515
Views: 62637

Re: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.

Now I really want neon on the MAC buildings.
by chaglang
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.
Replies: 515
Views: 62637

Re: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.

Totally agree, and on a separate note it points out the folly of the KCMO/KCPD building demolition program.