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by moderne
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Book Recommendations!
Replies: 8
Views: 697

Re: Book Recommendations!

A more recent recommendation published in 2018 "A River in the City of Fountains" An Environmental History of Kansas City and the Missouri River by Amahia MAllea. An understanding of the pre european river, its instrumentality in KC history,how for a century is was an open untreated sewer, how the C...
by moderne
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Hospital Hill activity
Replies: 215
Views: 46806

Re: Hospital Hill activity

They are adding two floors to the current clinic building..Wonder if why they are going ahead on this is because of the cranes already in place can be used for its construction. Rather than go back and put of 2 new cranes in the middle of an occupied area with restricted space.
by moderne
Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Hospital Hill activity
Replies: 215
Views: 46806

Re: Hospital Hill activity

Columns going up on roof of building immediately to the south of the new tower. Is this the beginning of phase 4(a vertical addition), skipping over phases 2 and 3?
by moderne
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Fantasy Retrofits: Barney Allis Plaza
Replies: 110
Views: 13754

Re: Fantasy Retrofits: Barney Allis Plaza

There was a proposal to put a Hilton 800-1000 room on that lot in the early nineties.
by moderne
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: "Tower East"
Replies: 70
Views: 11058

Re: "Tower East"

Will be a switch from Attitude which was sinfully greasy.
by moderne
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Martini Corner near 31st/Gilham
Replies: 287
Views: 58702

Re: Martini Corner near 31st/Gilham

When I was there it was not good food and was very dirty. I hate eating while trying to fend off flies. Why could they not just eat from the uncleared tables?
by moderne
Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: "Tower East"
Replies: 70
Views: 11058

Re: "Tower East"

The Fix coffee shop soon to open in the former Attitude space @31st & Cherry.
by moderne
Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - The Gallerie (27th & Gillham)
Replies: 122
Views: 31877

Re: OFFICIAL - The Gallerie (27th & Gillham)

Landscaping has been completed. On Gillham the building setback makes possible a double row of trees, like a classic European boulevard. Maple and elm between the sidewalk and street, between sidewalk and bldng are oak and others. No grass between sidewalk and street. This and other areas where one ...
by moderne
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Companies moving/expanding to KC area
Replies: 28
Views: 4257

Re: Companies moving/expanding to KC area

That lot is earmarked for the expansion of Ability, the rehabilitation clinic, with their new entrance being there instead of the present entrance on Baltimore facing the decaying hospital shell.
by moderne
Sat Oct 26, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Hospital Hill activity
Replies: 215
Views: 46806

Re: Hospital Hill activity

Those parking instructions are either dated or incorrect or both. There is rarely anyone at the booth and the gate has not been down in years. Unless handicapped, patients and visitors are directed to walk around the east side of the building to the front entrance where one will often encounter peop...
by moderne
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Companies moving downtown
Replies: 265
Views: 19992

Re: Companies moving downtown

Would think new W&R would have larger footprint than old IBM. Those floorplates cannot be very large and then stuff in a core with elevators for 17 floors office(office buildings have more elevator per floor than residential). Maybe something trapezoidal to fit then entire lot from Wyandotte to Balt...
by moderne
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: OFFICIAL - 46 Penn Centre
Replies: 111
Views: 24639

Re: OFFICIAL - 46 Penn Centre

Was taken aback coming northbound on Wornall cresting the hill south of Ward Pkwy. This is the tallest thing on the north side of the Plaza. Does this mean they can go a bit taller when something goes in the vacant lot on the north side of 46th Terrace?
by moderne
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Broadway
Replies: 145
Views: 31320

Re: Broadway

Think he meant you could see from those tables to across the street to Knickerbocker Place on the west.
by moderne
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Hospital Hill activity
Replies: 215
Views: 46806

Re: Hospital Hill activity

Patients are people with medical needs. Dental patients tend to be older, as healthy people under 40 or 50 usually have not developed many severe dental or tooth loss problems. Humans used to not live much over 40 and teeth seem to not want to last much more than that. There are lots of elderly goin...
by moderne
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: SOS: Save Our Scout
Replies: 3
Views: 470

SOS: Save Our Scout

Had some out of town visitors that wanted to take some photos from a vantage point. Took them to the west segment of Penn Valley Park to the Scout statue. I was totally embarrassed and ashamed for my city. To approach you must park south of the blocked off access. The access is blocked by 2 concrete...
by moderne
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Companies moving downtown
Replies: 265
Views: 19992

Re: Companies moving downtown

The Waddell and Reed tower proposed back in the sixties for 9th & Main was to be 20 floors. Wonder how many employees they had then compared to now and how space needs for brokers has changed with technology.
by moderne
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Hospital Hill activity
Replies: 215
Views: 46806

Re: Hospital Hill activity

Not students I am wondering about, but patients. Nowhere did I mention students.
by moderne
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Muehlebach Hotel / KC Club Project
Replies: 208
Views: 32664

Re: Muehlebach Hotel / KC Club Project

Ever since my grade school bus pulled up to take us to the old KC Philharmonic at the Music Hall I have felt there was something missing on the east side of BA Plaza. This is one place that a wall of buildings will finally complete. Really like that the height and scale of it fits the rest of the bl...
by moderne
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Hospital Hill activity
Replies: 215
Views: 46806

Re: Hospital Hill activity

Which indicates to be acquired from the University of MO(and something else that I cannot make out). Which does not answer where will dental patients park, the overload lot is 2 blocks away. I know the dental college has wanted to build anew east of TMC for years but the legislature in Jeff City has...