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Two Kansas City Place

Post by JBmidtown » Thu Feb 05, 2015 10:45 pm

Does anyone have renderings of what the other proposed buildings in the 80's Kansas City Place project were supposed to look like? I can't find anything and I've always been curious how it would have effected the skyline if it would have been completed.

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Re: Two Kansas City Place

Post by AllThingsKC » Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:30 pm

All the links that I had to the original renderings appear to be broken.

Not that this would do you much good without a rendering, but it wouldn't have looked anything like One Kansas City Place and it would have been taller than One Kansas City Place.

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Re: Two Kansas City Place

Post by FangKC » Fri Feb 06, 2015 1:22 am

You can view the images here.

http://kcrag.com/viewtopic.php?p=539686#p539686

Here is the link to the Stan Durwood redevelopment of the South Loop. It was not part of the One Kansas City place project, but a preceded it.

http://kcrag.com/viewtopic.php?p=518969#p518969

Here is a proposed image of a tower on top of the former Two Kansas City Place site.

http://www.copaken-brooks.com/src/prope ... x?pid=1084

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Re: Two Kansas City Place

Post by moderne » Fri Feb 06, 2015 3:31 pm

That rendering of Durwood's fantasy was about a decade AFTER the Kansas City Place proposal. There were earlier versions of Durwoods plans as Crosstown, which had a huge platform spanning Main St. so all pedestrian activity was elevated above street level. The 1980's Kansas City Place had 2 KCP on the present HR Block site.

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Re: Two Kansas City Place

Post by JBmidtown » Fri Feb 06, 2015 5:24 pm

I hate to say it, but I like the expansion towers more than One Kansas City Place. It would have been a nice to see some height connecting the government district to the rest of the skyline. Of course, that's a purely superficial desire. If it's not practical, it's not practical.

as for the Durwood plan...yeesh

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Re: Two Kansas City Place

Post by FangKC » Fri Feb 06, 2015 8:03 pm

FangKC wrote:You can view the images here.

http://kcrag.com/viewtopic.php?p=539686#p539686

Here is the link to the Stan Durwood redevelopment of the South Loop. It was not part of the One Kansas City place project.

http://kcrag.com/viewtopic.php?p=518969#p518969

Here is a proposed image of a tower on top of the former Two Kansas City Place site.

http://www.copaken-brooks.com/src/prope ... x?pid=1084

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