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by KansasCityGypsy
Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Black leaders seek to rename Paseo to MLK Blvd
Replies: 131
Views: 24797

Re: Black leaders seek to rename Paseo to MLK Blvd

I hope local media picks up on the fact that, rather than work on a compromise, city council just voted to change The Paseo against the wishes of 85%+ of KCMO voters. I want to know why anyone who voted for this would seek election in April or ever again?
by KansasCityGypsy
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Historic Old Northeast
Replies: 326
Views: 68334

Re: Historic Old Northeast

In the comments of this article, MAC Corp writes that very few residents of Northeast oppose their plan for the intersection of Independence Avenue and Prospect, where the firemen were killed after the owner of the nail salon set fire to the building. That is utter nonsense. Who are they trying to c...
by KansasCityGypsy
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Historic Old Northeast
Replies: 326
Views: 68334

Re: Historic Old Northeast

Pendleton Heights NA meeting with MAC Corp: https://www.facebook.com/161891433869/videos/10155671227873870/ Independence Ave. retail development continues to get pushback By Paul Thompson Northeast News The developers of a controversial, nearly $2 million Independence Avenue retail project met with ...
by KansasCityGypsy
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Historic Old Northeast
Replies: 326
Views: 68334

Re: Historic Old Northeast

Interestingly, M.A.C. Corporation showed up with 119 "letters in support" though in all of the months of discussions and meeting, I have only heard or seen two people express support for the development, and they're both employees of the Northeast Chamber of Commerce and Independence Avenue CID. Wha...
by KansasCityGypsy
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Historic Old Northeast
Replies: 326
Views: 68334

Re: Historic Old Northeast

This is absolutely not suburban. My spouse and I are Scarritt Renaissance residents. We agree with all of your points, FangKC, and would just add that the transformation of IA from Paseo to the new Pendleton ArtsBlock speaks to a growing wave of investment moving west to east on Independence Avenue....
by KansasCityGypsy
Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Historic Old Northeast
Replies: 326
Views: 68334

Re: Historic Old Northeast

On January 17, 2017, residents of Historic Northeast learned that KCU was planning an unprecedented action at City Hall. They asked that their future development not adhere to existing zoning standards, most specifically, the parks and rec standards and the historic district standards. Over the last...
by KansasCityGypsy
Fri Feb 17, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Historic Old Northeast
Replies: 326
Views: 68334

Re: Historic Old Northeast

It appears that KCU will probably have to go through Landmarks to demolish the Colonial Courts no matter the outcome of the MPD plan.


KCU MPD makes it through committee, set for Council next week:

http://northeastnews.net/pages/?p=35005