What's Happening to the Old Katz building at Westport/Main?

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What's Happening to the Old Katz building at Westport/Main?

Postby ComandanteCero » Wed Apr 02, 2008 11:04 am

anyone heard any plans to renovate or redevelop?  Seems like a prime corner.
KC Region is all part of the same animal regardless of state and county lines.
Think on the Regional scale.

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Re: What's Happening to the Old Katz building at Westport/Main?

Postby moderne » Sat Apr 05, 2008 11:09 am

Prime corner in problematic neighborhood.  I remember how 24 years ago the area was thought to be about to take off, with the Werby building replaced by the bank, Sorreal in the old theatre, and Mama Stuffeatis a packed and trendy place.  The area slid back downhill instead though.

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Re: What's Happening to the Old Katz building at Westport/Ma

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Re: What's Happening to the Old Katz building at Westport/Ma

Postby AlbertHammond » Wed Jul 16, 2014 2:17 pm

I have always felt that the Westport Regional Business League has been the key reason for Westport’s resurgence. Notice that most of the resurgence of Westport has been in the WRBL boundary? The current WRBL boundary is in black

It needs to grow. These sickly parts of Westport need to absorb into the WRBL if they want to see a significant turnaround. Properties I think should join the WRBL are outlined in red.

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Re: What's Happening to the Old Katz building at Westport/Ma

Postby loftguy » Wed Jul 16, 2014 2:36 pm

AlbertHammond It surprised me, but your observation caused a reaction within me that was like the lid coming off a can of joke candy, with snakes popping out.

I look at the map, and I immediately see multiple 'reasons' in every corner, as to why 'success' has not visited those areas. Virtually none of which would be changed in any fashion, with being part of the WRBL.

I'm probably best off to just say I disagree.

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Re: What's Happening to the Old Katz building at Westport/Ma

Postby AlbertHammond » Wed Jul 16, 2014 2:49 pm

loftguy wrote: I look at the map, and I immediately see multiple 'reasons' in every corner, as to why 'success' has not visited those areas. Virtually none of which would be changed in any fashion, with being part of the WRBL.

I'm probably best off to just say I disagree.

Please elaborate.


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