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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by KC_JAYHAWK » Wed Aug 03, 2016 11:19 am

This building is finally getting rehabbed. Construction barriers around the perimeter and demo has begun inside.

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Re: Brookfield Building

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by Midtownkid » Sun Aug 07, 2016 4:09 pm

Does anyone know if the exterior facade on the bottom floors will be restored or partially restored at this point?

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by DaveKCMO » Sun Aug 07, 2016 9:24 pm

Midtownkid wrote:Does anyone know if the exterior facade on the bottom floors will be restored or partially restored at this point?
they got historic tax credits, i believe, so the facade will need to be fully restored.

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by mgh7676 » Tue Aug 09, 2016 9:36 pm

The facade is coming off.
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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by DaveKCMO » Tue Aug 09, 2016 10:42 pm

mgh7676 wrote:The facade is coming off.
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ooh. somehow i missed this on my walkabout tonight. so exciting!

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by taxi » Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:54 am

Yay!!!

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by KCPowercat » Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:58 am

This is going to be one of the greatest rehabs in recent history.

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by smh » Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:19 am

KCPowercat wrote:This is going to be one of the greatest rehabs in recent history.
Going to be an unbelievable rehab. The best, believe me. ;)

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by earthling » Thu Aug 11, 2016 12:29 pm

In what way... the quality of finishings, the scope of amenities, the change from poor to awesome, all of the above and then-some?

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by KCPowercat » Thu Aug 11, 2016 12:43 pm

The contrast of horrible to awesome.

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by smh » Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:44 pm

KCPowercat wrote:The contrast of horrible to awesome.
This is true. I was just trying out my Trump impression.

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by grovester » Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:47 pm

TRUMP IMPRESSIONS MUST BE DONE IN ALL CAPS!

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by KCPowercat » Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:58 pm

smh wrote:
KCPowercat wrote:The contrast of horrible to awesome.
This is true. I was just trying out my Trump impression.
Yeah I was following that part... I was responding to earthling but forgot to quote him.

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by beautyfromashes » Thu Aug 11, 2016 3:54 pm

grovester wrote:TRUMP IMPRESSIONS MUST BE DONE IN ALL CAPS!
And in orange.

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by DaveKCMO » Sat Aug 20, 2016 7:18 am

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by shinatoo » Sat Aug 20, 2016 9:28 am

I assume there is some way to restore that? Doesn't look good.
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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by DaveKCMO » Sat Aug 20, 2016 9:36 am

shinatoo wrote:I assume there is some way to restore that? Doesn't look good.
they're going to have to... historic tax credits hang in the balance!

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by loftguy » Sat Aug 20, 2016 6:30 pm

DaveKCMO wrote:
shinatoo wrote:I assume there is some way to restore that? Doesn't look good.
they're going to have to... historic tax credits hang in the balance!
Projects like this keeps our newly emerging terra cotta artists engaged and employed.

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Re: Brookfield Building

Post by hartliss » Wed Aug 31, 2016 3:08 pm

Construction elevator being installed today.

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