OFFICIAL - Fairfax Lofts/Hotel Indigo (former Brookfield Building)

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Re: OFFICIAL - Fairfax Lofts/Hotel Indigo (former Brookfield Building)

Post by bobbyhawks » Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:08 pm

Love what they are doing here, but not gonna lie, the sign looks a bit like that of a weed dispensary.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Fairfax Lofts/Hotel Indigo (former Brookfield Building)

Post by grovester » Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:22 pm

We can only hope!

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Re: OFFICIAL - Fairfax Lofts/Hotel Indigo (former Brookfield Building)

Post by hartliss » Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:10 pm

Few pics from today

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Post by earthling » Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:14 pm

Great job on restoring the facade. I walked by there last week and it still had some gaps, looks complete now.

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Post by hartliss » Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:20 pm

earthling wrote:Great job on restoring the facade. I walked by there last week and it still had some gaps, looks complete now.
Yea, the were still quite a few people working on last minute stuff when I walked by. Either way, it looks great!

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Re: OFFICIAL - Fairfax Lofts/Hotel Indigo (former Brookfield Building)

Post by kboish » Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:05 pm

This really does look great in person.

Does anyone have a before pic they can post just to remind us how much of an upgrade this truly is.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Fairfax Lofts/Hotel Indigo (former Brookfield Building)

Post by flyingember » Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:01 pm

Google street view on desktop would have this. Somewhere in the interface is a slider to go back in time if available for the location

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Re: OFFICIAL - Fairfax Lofts/Hotel Indigo (former Brookfield Building)

Post by TheLastGentleman » Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:13 pm

I like this picture by mgh7676 from earlier in this thread.

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Post by KCPowercat » Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:46 pm

why did building owners ever put that facade on? Cheaper to maintain? Style?

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Re: OFFICIAL - Fairfax Lofts/Hotel Indigo (former Brookfield Building)

Post by TheLastGentleman » Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:59 pm

KCPowercat wrote:why did building owners ever put that facade on? Cheaper to maintain? Style?
Yeah, probably the same deal as with oak tower. Terra cotta gets dirty pretty easily and needs maintenance, and they probably saw the modern cladding as being more stylish. They might have also been trying to fit in with city center square across the street.

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Post by KCPowercat » Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:41 am

Bar opens for evening hours on Tuesday

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Re: OFFICIAL - Fairfax Lofts/Hotel Indigo (former Brookfield Building)

Post by earthling » Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:49 am

Indigo opens will a sellout weekend given major events, 118 rooms up to $250/night. The 27 lofts above range from $1100 to $2100/month.

Lots of pictures...
https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/ ... -tour.html

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Post by DaveKCMO » Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:02 am

we had a little party in the bar last night:

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Post by DaveKCMO » Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:47 am

"dott boss" restaurant and coffee house is now fully open: https://dottbosskc.com/menu

https://www.facebook.com/dottbosskc/

they're serving parisi coffee.

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Post by DaveKCMO » Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:41 pm

Grand opening tonight. Good times.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Fairfax Lofts/Hotel Indigo (former Brookfield Building)

Post by brad_in_omaha » Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:59 am

My wife and I took a trip from Omaha down to KC this past weekend and we stayed at the Hotel Indigo. Really nice place! I really liked the railroad themed decor inside. Plus having it only a block from the streetcar, it was super handy too.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Fairfax Lofts/Hotel Indigo (former Brookfield Building)

Post by earthling » Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:04 pm

I've stayed in 2 Hotel Indigos in other cities, both were pretty much only hotels I could sleep solidly the first night in. They had white noise in room and beds were very comfortable. Couldn't tell if it was specifically a white noise generator but it was a constant soothing sound even if air was off. Slept well every night. Is this the case with all of their hotels?

Am surprised with these bright white walled/ceiling lounges within hotels and some restaurants lately, not exactly comfy places to hang out. Wonder if it's intentional to rotate tables and keep 'have another round' drinkers out.

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