Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)

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Re: Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)

Post by WoodDraw » Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:40 am

I mean just why? Just fix the ground floor and I'm fine with it. Why why

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Re: Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)

Post by flyingember » Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:40 am

smh wrote:I remain baffled that a project can get incentives in this town and offer no ground floor transparency.
Code says to hide ground floor parking from the street. Have to make it be about safety to fight it. Ex. Cars pulling out with no sidewalk view

It's why the goal should be ground floor retail space. 1914 Main did a really good job at hiding their parking and is a great example to use.

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Re: Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)

Post by WoodDraw » Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:08 pm

It's nice to see everything happening in this area, but it's also become quite dangerous with this project, Traders (they've closed their temporary sidewalk now), and the bus stops on the other side. Bike lanes were blocked, pedestrians were blocked, and cars had obscured views. I hope they can improve it.

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Re: Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)

Post by scooterj » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:59 am

WoodDraw wrote:It's nice to see everything happening in this area, but it's also become quite dangerous with this project, Traders (they've closed their temporary sidewalk now), and the bus stops on the other side. Bike lanes were blocked, pedestrians were blocked, and cars had obscured views. I hope they can improve it.

The way they have northbound Grand blocked to traffic at that spot is rather confusing, too. They ought to put some cones on the south side of the intersection to make it more apparent that you're supposed to cross the yellow line and pass to the left. I see a lot of people stop there looking confused and then turning right onto 12th because they think the street is closed.

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Re: Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)

Post by WoodDraw » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:22 am

Yeah, they've combined confused pedestrians, bikers, cars, and public transport somehow. Everyone ends up spilling into the street now in weird ways. And then you have the construction too obviously.

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Re: Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)

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Re: Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)

Post by DaveKCMO » Wed May 30, 2018 9:57 pm

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Re: Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)

Post by FangKC » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:00 am

July 13, 2018. Progress on Ambassador Hotel annex.

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