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by flyingember
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Hyperloop between KC and STL
Replies: 12
Views: 250

Re: Hyperloop between KC and STL

I'm onboard for anything that can take me between KC and StL in 30 minutes for less than the cost of driving. I'd go twice a year just to walk around looking at old buildings. 8) There is sort of. It has 6 wheels and 2 wings. It has a flight time of 30 minutes. Now if you use the IRS cost per mile,...
by flyingember
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 2511
Views: 216343

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

I see it every day from Oak. At full height it's going to be a signature tower in the crossroads.
by flyingember
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: How Kansas City got its' name
Replies: 12
Views: 289

Re: How Kansas City got its' name

I still find the explanation strange because if Kansas City was named because its' location near the Kansas River, wouldn't it then have been logical to name the city after the Missouri River, or Missouri tribe? Because that wouldn't have told people where it was, at a place called Kansas. It got t...
by flyingember
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Politics
Replies: 1593
Views: 135117

Re: Politics

Wait, the election board is on Liberty St in Independence. That has to have been on purpose.

It would only get more ironic if a PAC opened up on that street named Freedom, Inc and their purpose was to register people to vote.
by flyingember
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: East Side Development
Replies: 45
Views: 8002

Re: East Side Development

That article makes the new sales tax sound like the Go Bond. Something for any pet project that comes up.
by flyingember
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4651
Views: 361126

Re: We need a new airport!!!

Doesn't feel like those discussions would have any impact on the project....if it does, then that's great... But it felt like lip service. that's what was supposed to happen at this round they can't have bids going out for construction next month and aiming for FCC approval if the project design is...
by flyingember
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 2511
Views: 216343

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

moderne wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:09 am
Looks like they are falling behind schedule. No way they can put up two floors on the parking/meeting structure in 2 weeks.
Rain does that.

I fully expect they padded the schedule.
by flyingember
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4651
Views: 361126

Re: We need a new airport!!!

Did anybody go to any of the open houses? What a waste of time and effort on the part of Edgemoor. Didn't provide a lick of value if you ask me.... It was basically "here is stuff you could find on the website" I lead a youth activity so I know how it’s possible to spoon feed people information and...
by flyingember
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Downtown Tanners closing?
Replies: 123
Views: 16060

Re: Downtown Tanners closing?

I had all but forgotten about how every business that failed back then blamed either P&L or that customers couldn't smoke in them anymore. Even if smoking were allowed in businesses you wouldn't see many choose it because it's just not good business sense. It's something that tends to alienate non-...
by flyingember
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport
Replies: 1809
Views: 209316

Re: Westport

4200 is a dead back end corner of the neighborhood. It would be a really bad spot to put retail.

Given there's tons of parking without teardowns keep it all as office space so there's customers around to go to the existing retail spaces.
by flyingember
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4651
Views: 361126

Re: We need a new airport!!!

Here's a bid release schedule (scroll down about halfway)

https://www.cwcjv.com/construction-procurement/

The amount of moving pieces should increase dramatically in a couple months.
by flyingember
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4651
Views: 361126

Re: We need a new airport!!!

The underwhelming terminal drawings and now the lack of any updates and information on the airport is deafening. It just seems that it will be even more delayed now. What are you talking about? They posted an update this week https://www.kci-edgemoor.com/news/ The slowdown is because the next steps...
by flyingember
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Bird Scooters Have Landed
Replies: 503
Views: 17601

Re: Bird Scooters Have Landed

They changed the image
by flyingember
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Power and Light District Official Tenant List
Replies: 164
Views: 49387

Re: Power and Light District Official Tenant List

Although I'm a fan of DDD, I've also read that Fieri-owned restaurants are overrated and not that great. That's an understatement. Just the URL says it all. https://nypost.com/2018/01/04/good-riddance-to-guy-fieris-times-square-tourist-trap/ good-riddance-to-guy-fieris-times-square-tourist-trap He ...
by flyingember
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Historic Old Northeast
Replies: 264
Views: 43231

Re: Historic Old Northeast

It's clearly delayed. Topping out should have taken 3-4 months total for a building that size.

We were in a drought for most of the summer so rain can't be an excuse.
by flyingember
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: KCMO Downtown Streetcar
Replies: 5370
Views: 429479

Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Look at that lineup.

KC Streetcar, Tom Hanks, Marlon Brando and such.

It's come a long way in the public perception
by flyingember
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Urban Living
Topic: Real Estate Listings of Interest (Metrowide)
Replies: 80
Views: 30895

Re: Real Estate Listings of Interest (Metrowide)

1720 Jefferson is for sale. God, what is wrong with people when they think a house should double in value in less than a year? It looks like about half the house was renovated and the other half cleaned up. That driveway is within a few years old. It could have a quarter million of work put into it...
by flyingember
Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: River Market West
Replies: 138
Views: 25812

Re: River Market West

mgh7676 wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:30 pm
There are a few renderings of RM West II on NSPJ's website. Don't recall seeing these...

https://nspjarch.com/portfolio/river-market-west-ii
Looks like phase 1 but a step up
by flyingember
Fri Oct 05, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Bird Scooters Have Landed
Replies: 503
Views: 17601

Re: Bird Scooters Have Landed

She only won because Glover was worse, he didn't even give lip service, would turn his back on you.
by flyingember
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 2511
Views: 216343

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Does anyone know what the pre-fab structures in the camera foreground are for?