Westport

Discuss items in the urban core outside of Downtown as described above. Everything in the core including the east side (18th & Vine area), Plaza, Westport, Brookside, Valentine, Waldo, 39th street, & the entire midtown area.
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Re: Westport

Post by atticus23 » Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:11 am

Did I hear correctly this past week that the Historical Society put ALL of Westport on its list of "endangered buildings" or did I dream that?

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Re: Westport

Post by flyingember » Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:59 am

atticus23 wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:11 am
Did I hear correctly this past week that the Historical Society put ALL of Westport on its list of "endangered buildings" or did I dream that?
I saw that.

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Re: Westport

Post by mykn » Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:11 pm

Yep, the entire district.

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Re: Westport

Post by KCPowercat » Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:29 pm

mykn wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:11 pm
Yep, the entire district.
Not the sidewalks.

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Re: Westport

Post by WSPanic » Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:54 pm

mykn wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:11 pm
Yep, the entire district.
It's nice to see us finally recognizing the historical contributions of Insomnia Cookies and the role they played in keeping stoners nourished along the Santa Fe and Oregon Trails.

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Re: Westport

Post by kboish » Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:03 pm

I haven't seen where the boundary extends to yet, but I hope they included the Mattress Firm strip mall. It housed a Blockbuster at one point. It doesn't get more historical than that.

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Re: Westport

Post by flyingember » Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:58 pm

WSPanic wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:54 pm
mykn wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:11 pm
Yep, the entire district.
It's nice to see us finally recognizing the historical contributions of Insomnia Cookies and the role they played in keeping stoners nourished along the Santa Fe and Oregon Trails.
Selling alcohol is probably the only business that is truly historic.

Could probably sell the same whiskey as they did in the 1830s

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Re: Westport

Post by FangKC » Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:56 pm

atticus23 wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:11 am
Did I hear correctly this past week that the Historical Society put ALL of Westport on its list of "endangered buildings" or did I dream that?
http://kcrag.com/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=1 ... 63#p582063

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Re: Westport

Post by atticus23 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:06 am

FangKC wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:56 pm
atticus23 wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:11 am
Did I hear correctly this past week that the Historical Society put ALL of Westport on its list of "endangered buildings" or did I dream that?
http://kcrag.com/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=1 ... 63#p582063
Thank you Fang! I totally agree that this does not prioritize individual buildings that are in the most need. So stupid to put all of Westport on an endangered list.

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Re: Westport

Post by DaveKCMO » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:27 pm

KCPowercat wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:29 pm
mykn wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:11 pm
Yep, the entire district.
Not the sidewalks.
=D>

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Re: Westport

Post by chaglang » Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:58 pm

TBF they also put almost all of Kansas City on the list:

-18th and Vine
-Local Modern Architecture
-The Epperson House
-Westport
-Churches
-Closed KCMO Schools
-Neighborhood Commercial Buildings
-Midtown Apartment Buildings
-The Plaza
-The Northeast
-The Sauer Castle

There are two actual structures on that list.

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Re: Westport

Post by flyingember » Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:26 pm

The Fusion Buffet in the historically endangered strip mall inside Westport is shutting down.

https://www.kansascity.com/news/busines ... 12610.html

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Re: Westport

Post by beautyfromashes » Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:30 pm

^ That’s funny!

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Re: Westport

Post by smh » Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:31 pm

flyingember wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:26 pm
The Fusion Buffet in the historically endangered strip mall inside Westport is shutting down.

https://www.kansascity.com/news/busines ... 12610.html

"historically endangered strip mall"

=D> =D> =D>

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Re: Westport

Post by DaveKCMO » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:00 pm

It has a history of being endangered by floods.

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Re: Westport

Post by flyingember » Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:27 am

A fire at a different historic Westport strip mall.

https://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/we ... s-to-close

They didn’t have working sprinklers. It must be hard to keep these old buildings up to modern code.

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Re: Westport

Post by town cow » Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:17 am

This is the landlord that kicked out RecordBar.

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Re: Westport

Post by flyingember » Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:55 pm

Extra security starting today for Friday and Saturday from 11pm-3am

https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/a ... 42645.html

We will know screening "works but doesn't work" if people just change their time or day of the week

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Re: Westport

Post by DaveKCMO » Sat Sep 01, 2018 7:19 am

The comprehensive list of banned items: http://westportkcmo.com/wp-content/uplo ... ebsite.pdf

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Re: Westport

Post by flyingember » Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:11 am

DaveKCMO wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 7:19 am
The comprehensive list of banned items: http://westportkcmo.com/wp-content/uplo ... ebsite.pdf
This list is incredible. It’s worse than airport security.

One that will get them is people they want people to provide proof an animal is a service dog. This is hubris at its worse. The laws are so clear that this isn’t allowed to the point there’s problems with fake service animals.

Also notice bikes aren’t allowed at all. Bicyclists are just going to take their business elsewhere

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