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by FangKC
Sat May 21, 2022 2:28 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Capping the Loop
Replies: 1555
Views: 184674

Re: Capping the Loop

One can create a good pedestrian experience and still allow traffic on a street like Walnut. https://www.google.com/maps/place/26+Fremont+St,+Battle+Creek,+MI+49017/@42.2907124,-85.5831884,3a,75y,173.5h,88.19t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sbkhuD5dcX4KaFP7f6LrCug!2e0!7i16384!8i8192!4m5!3m4!1s0x8817f19a6bf521ff...
by FangKC
Fri May 20, 2022 12:10 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Ashland at River Market
Replies: 147
Views: 33097

Re: OFFICIAL - Ashland at River Market

Since the Cold Storage Lofts was recently sold, I'm hoping that property owner will see the benefit of putting up additional apartments on the parking lot on the west side of their property.

https://www.google.com/maps/@39.1102397 ... a=!3m1!1e3
by FangKC
Fri May 20, 2022 12:07 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL: Port Authority Riverfront Project
Replies: 1446
Views: 250430

Re: OFFICIAL: Port Authority Riverfront Project

What they need to be fighting is these sprawling greenfield developments that while they don't necessarily get the initial tax abatement that everybody can point to and get enraged about, the long term maintenance costs to the city for those developments is significant and never stops I don't under...
by FangKC
Thu May 19, 2022 11:00 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL: Port Authority Riverfront Project
Replies: 1446
Views: 250430

Re: OFFICIAL: Port Authority Riverfront Project

Like many other city officials, scared of the blowback from speaking out even slightly against KC Tenants and their methods. Yeah Q wants to be Gov/Senator of MO. Optics of pushing back against KCT probably wouldn't play well Probably would play well to be honest, there is zero chance they make a m...
by FangKC
Wed May 18, 2022 7:44 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Redevelopment of old Quartermaster Depot site at Hardesty and Indy Ave.
Replies: 21
Views: 7089

Redevelopment of old Quartermaster Depot site at Hardesty and Indy Ave.

Developer Tackles Historic Building for $120M Affordable Housing Project https://i.imgur.com/ZyV1lT3.jpg Fresh from building a super-green apartment complex from scratch, developer Jonathan Arnold is tackling a very different project, renovating a massive, century-old building into affordable housi...
by FangKC
Mon May 16, 2022 6:15 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Hospital Hill activity
Replies: 292
Views: 97544

Re: Hospital Hill activity

Legislature Approves $40M for Latest UMKC Hospital Hill Project UMKC is pursuing an $80 million healthcare education building at Hospital Hill, the latest proposed investment in an area of greater downtown that’s attracted more than a half billion dollars in new construction in recent years. Last w...
by FangKC
Mon May 16, 2022 5:09 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL: Port Authority Riverfront Project
Replies: 1446
Views: 250430

Re: OFFICIAL: Port Authority Riverfront Project

Kevin Collison reports the Lux Living project on the riverfront was denied by Port KC.

https://twitter.com/cityscenekc/status/ ... xGOESGmiKg
by FangKC
Mon May 16, 2022 5:05 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Midtown Area Apartment Boom
Replies: 366
Views: 81815

Re: Midtown Area Apartment Boom

I think of Midtown as being State Line to Troost, 31st to 39th streets.
by FangKC
Sun May 15, 2022 8:15 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Ashland at River Market
Replies: 147
Views: 33097

Re: OFFICIAL - Ashland at River Market

Ashland at the River Market will be a new-construction, 93-unit mixed-use building in downtown Kansas City, at the corner of Third and Walnut Streets. The design for the urban infill building is based on the significant influence of the surrounding neighborhood, and works to break down the scale of...
by FangKC
Sun May 15, 2022 3:41 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Four Light
Replies: 319
Views: 68060

Re: Four Light

They should build something like this on the old Hilton Inn site at 7th and Washington. https://kchistory.org/image/hilton-inn-rendering?solr_nav%5Bid%5D=ad8b7bb07653ea583ae8&solr_nav%5Bpage%5D=0&solr_nav%5Boffset%5D=1 https://www.google.com/maps/@39.1080365,-94.5900051,296a,35y,180h,39.34t/...
by FangKC
Sat May 14, 2022 2:24 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Hospital Hill activity
Replies: 292
Views: 97544

Re: Hospital Hill activity

AlkaliAxel wrote: Fri May 13, 2022 10:27 pm What does it look like now without all that there?
https://www.google.com/maps/@39.0790138 ... a=!3m1!1e3
by FangKC
Fri May 13, 2022 10:05 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Capping the Loop
Replies: 1555
Views: 184674

Re: Capping the Loop

Blunt is getting a bridge named after him in Jefferson City. Can that be enough so we don't have to name anything after him? Central Missouri bridge to be named after Blunt ... The pair of through arch truss bridges opened in the early 1990s and are an important part of travel through Jefferson City...
by FangKC
Fri May 13, 2022 9:40 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Trees in KC (ongoing)
Replies: 50
Views: 13761

Re: Trees in KC (ongoing)

Crossroads adding trees. A (Shade) Tree Grows in Crossroads The Crossroads Community Association wants to grow its way out of being downtown’s hottest neighborhood –literally–by planting dozens of street trees to provide more shade. ... This week, 11 trees were planted throughout the neighborhood in...
by FangKC
Fri May 13, 2022 7:54 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: UMKC projects
Replies: 165
Views: 39925

Re: UMKC projects

It depends on what the additional funds will be spent on. More research facilities would likely improve UMKC's standing.
by FangKC
Thu May 12, 2022 11:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Housing Prices Are Booming in U.S. Cities
Replies: 9
Views: 2526

Re: Housing Prices Are Booming in U.S. Cities

Homeowner and Rental Vacancy Rates Declined During COVID-19 Pandemic Housing vacancy rates — both for homeowner and rental housing — are at or near historic lows, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s recently released Housing Vacancy Survey (HVS). Vacancy rates for rental housing are lower than at...
by FangKC
Thu May 12, 2022 6:30 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL: Port Authority Riverfront Project
Replies: 1446
Views: 250430

Re: OFFICIAL: Port Authority Riverfront Project

Missouri needs to start building castles and huge cathedrals on bluffs along the Missouri. :P

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OF_V9mvMNk
by FangKC
Thu May 12, 2022 6:27 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 5108
Views: 886384

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

One would need buy-in from the major property owners.
by FangKC
Thu May 12, 2022 6:21 pm
Forum: New Stadiums Discussion
Topic: E-Sports Stadium
Replies: 14
Views: 401

Re: E-Sports Stadium

Another possibility: since the American Royal has left the West Bottoms, could Hale Arena be used for this?

https://kcconvention.com/venue/hale-arena/

https://www.google.com/maps/@39.0938984 ... a=!3m1!1e3
by FangKC
Thu May 12, 2022 2:59 pm
Forum: New Stadiums Discussion
Topic: E-Sports Stadium
Replies: 14
Views: 401

Re: E-Sports Stadium

I wonder if the Star Pavilion could be reworked for this?
by FangKC
Thu May 12, 2022 3:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Urbanism, architecture, transit, strawmen, etc.
Replies: 502
Views: 127326

Re: Urbanism, architecture, transit, strawmen, etc.

How Miami Decided Parking Is More Important Than Housing

https://slate.com/business/2022/05/miam ... using.html