OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by Critical_Mass » Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:39 pm

Highlander wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:48 pm
I was looking at some older renderings of this project and was a bit confused by the scope.

So it will encompass the Midwest Hotel Building, the now vacant lot to the north (new construction), a one story restaurant on the lot to the south, and from the renderings, it appears the entire lot behind (east of the Midwest Hotel) will also be part of the apartment complex (new construction)?

I guess a parking structure somewhere on the property will be part of the development?

Looks like a great project!
The scope also includes that existing three story building w/ the adjoining metal shed in the left side of the photo. They have begun some demo work on it already. So, everything you said was correct but the now-vacant portion to the north of the former hotel will be larger.

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by KCPowercat » Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:32 am

DB sign being saved makes me happy.

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by DaveKCMO » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:33 pm

Pretty rough right now for Gown Gallery and Affare, surrounded on all sides by construction and scaffolding. Please support them!

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by DaveKCMO » Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:44 am

Eastbound 19th Street has reopened to through traffic.

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by DaveKCMO » Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:02 pm

The old/new Dixie Belle building next to Affare is being dismantled. The third floor is gone and the second floor is half gone.

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by KCPowercat » Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:58 am

The sign better be in riegers basement

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by taxi » Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:30 am

I wonder what happened to the round locker room sink-turned-urinal? I swear, I do not have it.

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by kcjak » Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:43 am

taxi wrote:
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I wonder what happened to the round locker room sink-turned-urinal? I swear, I do not have it.
LOL that was always a urinal - they used to have them in the elementary school I went to.

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by earthling » Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:50 am

Remember when Royals Stadium had the round community low sinks? Many thought they were urinals and pissed in them.

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by KCPowercat » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:15 pm

Saw that happen at Arrowhead once decades ago. Everyone was using it as a urinal and one "brave"? guy pushed he way between everyone so he could wash his hands.

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by scooterj » Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:29 pm

earthling wrote:
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Remember when Royals Stadium had the round community low sinks? Many thought they were urinals and pissed in them.
I made that mistake as a kid. Mainly because there were about 8 other guys doing the same thing.

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by SimplyKC » Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:06 pm

So, the Dixie Belle was where The Rieger is located, correct? That is what I remember from the early to mid 90s. At one point did it move across the street?

I guess I could ask my next door neighbor, he is "Missie B" and was the owner. He's a nice guy!

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by moderne » Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:37 am

When the Dixie Belle moved across the street from the Rieger bldng it was in it became the DB Warehouse.

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by DaveKCMO » Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:57 am

moderne wrote:
Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:37 am
When the Dixie Belle moved across the street from the Rieger bldng it was in it became the DB Warehouse.
+ Complexx

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by Highlander » Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:03 pm

DaveKCMO wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:33 pm
Pretty rough right now for Gown Gallery and Affare, surrounded on all sides by construction and scaffolding. Please support them!
Done. Had a great meal at Affare while in KC. My first trip there. Great food. It was a Saturday night and the place was about one third full. But it's a very large place. Does it ever fill up?

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by DaveKCMO » Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:54 pm

Highlander wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:03 pm
Done. Had a great meal at Affare while in KC. My first trip there. Great food. It was a Saturday night and the place was about one third full. But it's a very large place. Does it ever fill up?
It did last night!

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by DaveKCMO » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:36 am

It appears all of the demo and gutting of the Midwest Hotel is now complete. The underground garage is the current focus.

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Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

Post by snigglefritz » Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:09 pm

Have there been any tenant announcements on this yet?

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