Search found 116 matches

by JLowe2018
Wed May 11, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Union Station
Replies: 1551
Views: 132169

Re: Union Station

Would like to see another coffee bar (perhaps same operator inside) on E end of building that has a counter near the streetcar stop and outdoor patio seating in what used to be a circle driveway. Or convert the old circle drive into a well manicured pocket park that has a coffee/drink/bagel stand. ...
by JLowe2018
Thu Apr 14, 2016 10:25 am
Forum: North of the River
Topic: Metro North Mall
Replies: 342
Views: 70253

Re: Metro North Mall

Was doing some Google searching on this project and came across a marketing brochure. Some of the information in it differs from details in recent news articles. Page 3 shows a site plan for the project. I found the site plan very interesting because no site plan has been shown before by the media. ...
by JLowe2018
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:25 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3826
Views: 377965

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

On my drive to work yesterday, I noticed a few Block LLC signs on this plot of land. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-XAPX8cyKSYkDHEG897PF3enfWYnzAA26g4j0wjnJvHSjXiabG99949ntW6f-Vh1EfpVjHQdtqMqUUJ9Gn33RzpTCxaGMU7DnXtqAcNDlkjMgGXiaEKnwRWSTps1zNY-k6tyW6NYzpiVPzxXUzbqPgmMqdVHVtJj6hOIxorAXS8i5llwyuxQ...
by JLowe2018
Mon Apr 04, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: KC in TV and Movies
Replies: 1692
Views: 199585

Re: KC in TV and Movies

^I don't know...are we sure this isn't just a fake click-bate news article? For example, I saw one that said a new Harry Potter movie was going to be filmed in town. It claimed that the Quiditch World Cup was going to be hosted in Kansas City and all original cast members were coming to town. It had...
by JLowe2018
Sat Jan 16, 2016 12:25 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Power & Light Apartments
Replies: 518
Views: 73518

Re: P&L Building

The project is all apartments. To my knowledge, I can't think of a single condo has built downtown since the Morgage Collapse. Of course that doesn't change how people perceive what's being built downtown. I know lots of people that basically think that any housing unit downtown is a condo and that ...
by JLowe2018
Fri Jan 15, 2016 12:34 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: New Broadway Bridge
Replies: 345
Views: 53643

Re: New Broadway Bridge

Anyone go to the discussion last night? I wasn't able to go but really wanted to hear their ideas.
by JLowe2018
Tue Jan 05, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?
Replies: 357
Views: 62102

Re: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?

Owner wants to put a second floor loft unit in the building for herself. She also plans first floor retail space and the remaining area on the second floor will be art studio/gallery space.

The rezoning was approved and applicant will come back later once they have building plans put together.
by JLowe2018
Tue Jan 05, 2016 10:46 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?
Replies: 357
Views: 62102

Re: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?

I'm at the hearing. Case sheet says the owner wants to rezone the site from industrial to downtown mixed use in order for a renovation with possible residential uses.
by JLowe2018
Tue Dec 22, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: 18th and Vine
Replies: 473
Views: 68766

Re: 18th and Vine

Just drove around the 18th & Vine District and I saw that the building at the southeast corner of 18th and Highland had a fence around it. Hope it's not the infamous "Fence of Death" that has done in many other historic buildings all over town. Anyone have any idea what's going on here? I haven't lo...
by JLowe2018
Wed Nov 18, 2015 1:00 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westside happenings
Replies: 258
Views: 43182

Re: Westside happenings

Here's a copy and paste of the full article: EPC Real Estate Group LLC is planning to break ground next spring on a mixed-use redevelopment project at the southwest corner of 17th Street and Madison Avenue in downtown Kansas City's West Side neighborhood. Through signature projects like the Village ...
by JLowe2018
Tue Sep 01, 2015 7:48 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Norman School
Replies: 30
Views: 5533

Re: Norman School

Just now drove by and saw large debris with lots of dust being tossed out the windows with large dumpsters out front and back.
by JLowe2018
Fri Aug 28, 2015 2:22 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport
Replies: 1931
Views: 237436

Re: Westport's fate post-P&L

Wait...maybe I missed it...but what is so bad about this project? :-k
by JLowe2018
Wed Aug 19, 2015 9:20 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Power & Light Apartments
Replies: 518
Views: 73518

Re: P&L Building

The top of that building is exquisite. Do they plan on doing anything inside that small section of the building? Cigar lounge? Pool table? This was from the project's website, "Clubroom and Lounge located on the 31st floor." The 31st first floor is the area you guys are describing, inside/outside t...
by JLowe2018
Thu Jul 30, 2015 11:41 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building
Replies: 248
Views: 45472

Re: Corrigan Building

It might have already changed...on page six of the marketing flyer it shows the same stacking plan except every square footage is different including the Walnut garage retail space which is 2,538 sf instead of 1,971 sf. Other changes in square footage range from a ~4,000 sf difference to a ~50 sf di...
by JLowe2018
Thu Jul 30, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2416
Views: 298407

Re: Misc Crossroads News

From a city source I won't name- A shared parking deal with The Star is imminent. It's at the point of working out details. The Assurant deal was the starting point which is a good thing. So for everyone that pushed for that first deal, it s now a framework the city is using. Proof that small effor...
by JLowe2018
Wed Jul 15, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Food trucks in Kansas City.
Replies: 51
Views: 8076

Re: Food trucks in Kansas City.

A food truck/transit plaza is part of the plan for redevelopment of Washington Square Park in downtown. Hopefully whenever this plan comes to fruition it will be a really cool place and become a citywide destination.
by JLowe2018
Sun Jul 12, 2015 9:21 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: One Light - 13th & Walnut
Replies: 742
Views: 114533

Re: Proposed apartment for 13th and Walnut - One Light

No problem. I was down there for a kids event, but luckily my son enjoyed "urban exploring" more than anything. I wish I had time for more pictures, the hotel at 16th & Baltimore is really starting to grow. There's a website for that! Head over to 16baltimore.com where there are two live webcams fo...
by JLowe2018
Sat Jul 11, 2015 11:04 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: KC Boulevards and Parks: Revamp Idea
Replies: 38
Views: 3697

Re: KC Boulevards and Parks: Revamp Idea

If you want to see a good reason to rethink the boulevards, go down Ward Parkway. Nothing like showing why item #1 from the developers is correct with how we do things... From Broadway at the Plaza all the way to the Traders Joe's, a distance of 6.4 miles there's ~9 sets of crosswalks with connecti...
by JLowe2018
Fri Jul 10, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Broadway
Replies: 96
Views: 18520

Re: Broadway

Here's the link to B&A Architecture's website for this project: http://baarchitecture.com/projects/midtown-plaza/15BRO

Some of the renderings are a little different along with project details from the BizJournal but overall looks like no matter what it will be a great final product.
by JLowe2018
Fri Jul 10, 2015 11:29 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Broadway
Replies: 96
Views: 18520

Re: Broadway

Ah you guys beat me to this! I'd just found those renderings earlier this week and had been meaning to post them. But it really looks like a great project though. At the bottom is a link to the Midtown KC Post story on it...not really any new info but this sentence really stood out to me, "'Develope...