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by missingkc
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: OFFICIAL - Strata (H&R Block's 2nd Tower)
Replies: 529
Views: 67534

Re: OFFICIAL - Strata (H&R Block's 2nd Tower)

Generally, how do parking garage floor heights compare with the heights of floors dedicated to residential or office uses? My impression has always been that parking floors are not as tall as the others. Is that true?
by missingkc
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.
Replies: 604
Views: 98585

Re: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.

When the 8 or so story building on the southeast corner came down under Cleaver's watch, I never imagined I would see a multistory building rise in its place.
by missingkc
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: PortKC launches new inland port development
Replies: 22
Views: 3213

Re: PortKC launches new inland port development

I wonder if they'll close the small port facility in the West Bottoms if this becomes a reality.
by missingkc
Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Companies moving downtown
Replies: 352
Views: 26479

Re: Companies moving downtown

Is it customary to release sketches when developers go to council?
by missingkc
Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Broadway
Replies: 154
Views: 32554

Re: Broadway

Teacher's pay is currently an issue.
by missingkc
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Layoffs at The Star
Replies: 488
Views: 65388

Re: Layoffs at The Star

I will subscribe to CityScene. I may pay for it by dropping my subscription to the Star. Local business news is all I'm interested in and the Star's business section doesn't change for days on end.
by missingkc
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: OFFICIAL - Strata (H&R Block's 2nd Tower)
Replies: 529
Views: 67534

Re: OFFICIAL - Strata (H&R Block's 2nd Tower)

If the office building at 13th and Wyandotte, the hotel next to the Crowne Plaza, Waddell and Reed, Three Light, and Strata all happen with overlaps in construction times, that is going to be a very busy corner of the loop.
by missingkc
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: OFFICIAL - Strata (H&R Block's 2nd Tower)
Replies: 529
Views: 67534

Re: OFFICIAL - Strata (H&R Block's 2nd Tower)

They are projecting it will take two full years to build. I thought it might take less time since they're not moving dirt.
by missingkc
Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Ragger plays hardball
Replies: 3
Views: 347

Ragger plays hardball

https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2019/11/14/photo-of-kc-skyline-lands-local-company-in-legal.html Lenexa-based RBC Medical Innovations is the target of a copyright infringement case concerning a photo of the Kansas City skyline that the company had on its website. Photographer Eric Bower...
by missingkc
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Companies moving downtown
Replies: 352
Views: 26479

Re: Companies moving downtown

From unionstation.org: 1988 The city of Kansas City, Mo. initiates legal action against the redevelopment company for failing to redevelop the Station. 1994 The City and Trizec agree to settle their six-year lawsuit. A new not-for-profit corporation, Union Station Assistance Corporation (USAC), is e...
by missingkc
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Companies moving downtown
Replies: 352
Views: 26479

Re: Companies moving downtown

From Wikpedia: The city government of Kansas City wished to preserve and redevelop the building. To facilitate this, in 1974, they made a development deal with Trizec Corporation, a Canadian redevelopment firm.[9] Included in the deal was an agreement that Trizec would redevelop the station. Between...
by missingkc
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 2898
Views: 335829

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Thank you, Chris, for all the photos.
by missingkc
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Fantasy Retrofits: Barney Allis Plaza
Replies: 111
Views: 14428

Re: Fantasy Retrofits: Barney Allis Plaza

I thought I remembered something like that, Moderne. And, if I remember correctly, the family had no interest in selling. Of course, that was a long time ago. Perhaps they'll be receptive, now. Also, if the city acquires the land and decides to build a parking deck, is there a way they could seek a ...
by missingkc
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Fantasy Retrofits: Barney Allis Plaza
Replies: 111
Views: 14428

Re: Fantasy Retrofits: Barney Allis Plaza

Yes, the big, empty lot.
by missingkc
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Fantasy Retrofits: Barney Allis Plaza
Replies: 111
Views: 14428

Re: Fantasy Retrofits: Barney Allis Plaza

I wonder if they have reason to think the owners would finally sell. Didn't the city explore purchasing this property before, like in the '80s or '90s, and the owners weren't interested? Or maybe it was a prospective convention hotel developer that was interested in it and was rebuffed.
by missingkc
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 4142
Views: 464173

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

Chaglang, I suggested once - several years ago - that the forum soule be more useful if it were divided into two parts: 1) news and 2) opinion. I'd still prefer it if it were like that.
by missingkc
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Layoffs at The Star
Replies: 488
Views: 65388

Re: Layoffs at The Star

You're not alone. As an aside, while most stories in the Star hang around for days (or weeks in the case of business news), I can't find that story this morning. Maybe it came to light that the charges of left wing harassment turned out to be as bogus as they sounded - charges of feces distribution ...
by missingkc
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?
Replies: 453
Views: 85064

Re: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?

Yes, handsome building. Hope it gets included and saved.
by missingkc
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?
Replies: 453
Views: 85064

Re: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?

Too bad as it is obviously at risk.