Hospital Hill activity

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Re: Hospital Hill activity

Post by KCLover » Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:49 am

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Re: Hospital Hill activity

Post by DaveKCMO » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:48 am

Hearing rumors that TMC acknowledges it hasn't been the best friend of walkable urbanism and plans a "complete streets" style makeover.

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Re: Hospital Hill activity

Post by earthling » Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:37 am

^Good news. Maybe they'll add bikeshare stations too.

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Re: Hospital Hill activity

Post by flyingember » Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:06 pm

earthling wrote:^Good news. Maybe they'll add bikeshare stations too.
I’m amazed that the various hospitals downtown haven’t jumped on board this system. Would fit perfectly with their “health” focus.

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Re: Hospital Hill activity

Post by flyingember » Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:54 am

It's not quite as obvious as the hotel but the Children's Mercy project is moving along.

Today they're moving materials or equipment onto the roof level of the garage and have forms up for new walls onto another part of the complex.

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Re: Hospital Hill activity

Post by flyingember » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:52 pm

They've been doing a lot of concrete work on the Children's Mercy project, probably the elevator shaft and what looks like a new entrance on the NW corner.

There's a building coming down at 22nd and Charlotte and there's a second University Health building planned for the site.
https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/ ... tower.html

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Re: Hospital Hill activity

Post by FangKC » Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:26 am

The elevator shaft emerges on the new tower at Childrens Mercy Hospital.

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The building on the SE corner of Charlotte and E. 22nd Street that is being demolished.

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The new Truman Medical Center annex building that will replace it.

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Patient demand drives $70 million expansion on Hospital Hill

https://www.kansascity.com/news/busines ... 86540.html

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Re: Hospital Hill activity

Post by FangKC » Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:17 am

FangKC wrote:
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:58 pm
Three Victorian houses on the 2500 block of Cherry (south of the dental school) are being demolished. They are owned by the Ronald McDonald House organization.

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Google Streetview of the houses being demolished.

https://tinyurl.com/y92wqzgg

Link to photos showing dismantling. Scroll down to find the post. You might have to join the Facebook group.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1261597 ... et&fref=nf
July 19, 2018

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Re: Hospital Hill activity

Post by taxi » Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:25 am

More like Obscenity Garden. What a tragic loss.

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Re: Hospital Hill activity

Post by chaglang » Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:10 am

According to local legend, those houses had been relocated to Hospital Hill to make room for the construction of Union Station.

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Re: Hospital Hill activity

Post by gfenn11 » Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:43 am

Foundation is poured for the 2nd crane at CMH, so expect it to rise fairly soon. Also, CMH officially selected their new CEO, so hopefully the development and growth will continue with the new leadership!

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Re: Hospital Hill activity

Post by gfenn11 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:30 pm

2nd crane is being erected on Wednesday.

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