17th and Main Mainmark

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17th and Main Mainmark

Post by advocrat » Thu Jan 25, 2007 8:08 am

I'm curious about this building and company. The building housing Mainmark is another imposing structure with a commanding view of the surrounding blocks. Who owns it, are there development plans and/or  is it already occupied?


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Re: 17th and Main Mainmark

Post by advocrat » Thu Jan 25, 2007 10:50 am

Thanks Dave, for this referrence and also the one yesterday. Both Corrigan and Mainmark stick up out their surrounding in rather prominent way. Seems to me they need companions and there are all those surface lots. I hope there is some progressive development/infil to give balance to this area of downtown.

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Re: 17th and Main Mainmark

Post by FangKC » Fri Feb 02, 2007 4:06 am

I love the Mainmark Building. If there is ever a building with the potential to become a residential condo conversion, this is it.

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Re: 17th and Main Mainmark

Post by advocrat » Fri Feb 02, 2007 7:06 am

Yeh,

From A distance it looks like a headstone sticking up out of the surrounding blocks, and every floor above the second ought to have a fantastic view.
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Re: 17th and Main Mainmark

Post by FangKC » Fri Feb 02, 2007 3:38 pm

It would also make a good hotel.

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Re: 17th and Main Mainmark

Post by FangKC » Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:15 am

The new residential tower at 1800 Walnut creates hope that might someday fill an obsession of mine. I want a new apartment building here.

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The Mainmark Building used to be called the Davidson Building. Here is the block in 1930.

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And please make this go away.

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Re: 17th and Main Mainmark

Post by DaveKCMO » Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:53 am

One person owns that entire block.

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