OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by KanzaSphinx » Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:30 am

Thanks for posting all the pics Fang. Man, I love all the cranes up right now.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by beautyfromashes » Wed May 16, 2018 4:43 pm

Ambulance and fire trucks on Main this morning. Looked like they were stretchering someone from the hotel construction area.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by flyingember » Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:21 pm

Third floor in going in.

This block has a dramatically different feel already. It’s like the stop goes somewhere now.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by FangKC » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:46 am

Photos: July 13, 2018.

Looking southeast on Main towards 16th Street.

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Looking northeast from 16th and Main.

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Here's the rendering that's closest to that perspective.

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Post by KCKev2 » Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:16 pm

I walked past this site this morning, and was amazed at the progress.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by Riverite » Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:14 am

I know it’s not going to be that color, but I wish Kansas City had some more colorful buildings. I think it breaks up the monotony of cities well

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by TheLastGentleman » Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:20 am

Riverite wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:14 am
I know it’s not going to be that color, but I wish Kansas City had some more colorful buildings. I think it breaks up the monotony of cities well
That's actually something I've always appreciated about the glass towers downtown. They all have unique color schemes. H&R is green, Town Pavilion is teal, 1KCP is blue, Commerce Bank's 80s tower is mauve, ect.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by Riverite » Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:25 am

Oh definitely I agree that Kansas City’s skyline is quite picturesque for its size for in my opinion due to the amount of variation. I know that globally you basically get glass or stucco looking buildings now adays. I guess I would just rather see some color on the buildings if they aren’t going to do glass. Not all of them, but one or two a street.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by FangKC » Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:03 am

Riverite wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:14 am
I know it’s not going to be that color, but I wish Kansas City had some more colorful buildings. I think it breaks up the monotony of cities well
I've been planning on starting a new thread about this very topic, and have been collecting examples.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by Riverite » Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:53 am

FangKC wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:03 am
Riverite wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:14 am
I know it’s not going to be that color, but I wish Kansas City had some more colorful buildings. I think it breaks up the monotony of cities well
I've been planning on starting a new thread about this very topic, and have been collecting examples.
I can send you some, I travel quite a bit and have some good ones

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by beautyfromashes » Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:51 pm

Is this building not going to have windows facing DT or have they just not cut the openings for them yet? Seems strange if they don’t have windows with a view. Might be because the lot to the north could build and block the windows.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by kboish » Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:09 pm

I think its a good sign they think something will be built next door.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by flyingember » Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:08 pm

beautyfromashes wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:51 pm
Is this building not going to have windows facing DT or have they just not cut the openings for them yet? Seems strange if they don’t have windows with a view. Might be because the lot to the north could build and block the windows.
All four sides face downtown....

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by mgh7676 » Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:35 pm

flyingember wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:08 pm
beautyfromashes wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:51 pm
Is this building not going to have windows facing DT or have they just not cut the openings for them yet? Seems strange if they don’t have windows with a view. Might be because the lot to the north could build and block the windows.
All four sides face downtown....
I thought it was strange that there were no north-facing windows as well. Wasn't there a plan at one time for development on the north side? It is possible they are just assuming that the north side view from the building will soon be blocked.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by beautyfromashes » Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:56 pm

flyingember wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:08 pm
All four sides face downtown....
I’m sorry my post was so terribly confusing that it needed technical clarification.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)

Post by smh » Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:40 pm

beautyfromashes wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:56 pm
flyingember wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:08 pm
All four sides face downtown....
I’m sorry my post was so terribly confusing that it needed technical clarification.
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