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by shinatoo
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Urban Gardening and Landscaping
Replies: 126
Views: 17849

Re: Urban Gardening and Landscaping

For anyone who wants truly local sourced produce and/or a very wide array of native flowers and shrubs for positive landscape and pollinators there is City Roots Nursery at 31st and Highland(NW corner of 71-Bruce Watkins). They live in the area, have purchased multiple vacant lots and are growing i...
by shinatoo
Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: KC in TV and Movies
Replies: 1726
Views: 261345

Re: KC in TV and Movies

The P&L building got enhanced, too. Unrelated, and I don't know the context, but the header image in this article has someone from "Better Call Saul" wearing a Royals shirt: https://www.npr.org/2020/09/18/914195917/sunday-the-emmys-but-first-the-deggys Kim Wexler, Saul's girlfriend, is from a small...
by shinatoo
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: New Broadway Bridge
Replies: 592
Views: 105497

Re: New Broadway Bridge

Nashville kept their old bridge for pedestrians and build a new stylish one. I don't think anyone seeks out the new one despite its pretty design. Wait, I never thought of this! Are we keeping the old bridge or is it getting blown up? Not a direct lineup but could save some money on a pedestrian tr...
by shinatoo
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: New Broadway Bridge
Replies: 592
Views: 105497

Re: New Broadway Bridge

KCPowercat wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:28 am
I see this as a huge improvement for recreation downtown. Making it have an interesting topside isn't going to make it more recreation friendly. So I guess I don't understand the rant.
+1
by shinatoo
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: New Broadway Bridge
Replies: 592
Views: 105497

Re: New Broadway Bridge

When it comes to highway bridges I vote for makeing it as cheap as possible. Hopefully so cheap that no one even notices it. So many better things to spend money on. Even if they try to make it intresting it will be like the Bond bridge, another ho hum, me too, "iconic" (LOL) waste. Agree completel...
by shinatoo
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: New Broadway Bridge
Replies: 592
Views: 105497

Re: New Broadway Bridge

When it comes to highway bridges I vote for makeing it as cheap as possible. Hopefully so cheap that no one even notices it. So many better things to spend money on. Even if they try to make it intresting it will be like the Bond bridge, another ho hum, me too, "iconic" (LOL) waste.
by shinatoo
Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Midtown Area Apartment Boom
Replies: 135
Views: 28701

Re: Midtown Area Apartment Boom

Earthling, you know those articals are from 3-4 years ago. Kevin is on vacation and is doing reruns.
by shinatoo
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: StL City Foundry project to begin Spring 2018...
Replies: 4
Views: 2001

Re: StL City Foundry project to begin Spring 2018...

Excited to see that. Looks like a movie set or a amusement park.
by shinatoo
Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Power and Light District Official Tenant List
Replies: 280
Views: 97157

Re: Power and Light District Official Tenant List

Banks can always get easy financing to build.
by shinatoo
Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Streetcar to the riverfront
Replies: 330
Views: 67550

Re: Streetcar to the riverfront

The problem is long term, we built to Berkley and then what? End of line- there are no expansion opportunities down there. Well, dave always says rail is dead after river to UMKC....... IMHO, aside from east/west streetcar, any wider-reaching system should be comprised of lightrail and not streetca...
by shinatoo
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 2686
Views: 353351

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

Highlander wrote:
Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:53 pm
Great news for KC. What's the earliest we will see construction start? Where will the southern terminus be?
51st and Brookside.
by shinatoo
Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Three Light
Replies: 1309
Views: 233464

Re: Three Light

The project does not have a 13th floor so this tower is actually 25 floors + mechanical floor + pointed crown. So stupid. The only stupid thing (on the surface at least) is having a city-funded 500 space parking garage for a 288 unit complex. Hopefully, the excess parking at Two and Three Light can...
by shinatoo
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Three Light
Replies: 1309
Views: 233464

Re: Three Light

normalthings wrote:
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:11 am
The project does not have a 13th floor so this tower is actually 25 floors + mechanical floor + pointed crown.
So stupid.
by shinatoo
Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Old KCPS HQ - 12th & McGee
Replies: 234
Views: 38446

Re: Old KCPS HQ - 12th & McGee

So what is the Ideal building height? Two tall you have the crush of New York, too short you can't support public transportation. If all of downtown was covered in building where would you want the average height to be? 6-7 stories, like a big swath of Paris, feels right to me. San Francisco seams r...
by shinatoo
Mon Aug 17, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 1011
Views: 198117

Re: Troost developments

Really nice, drove that way the other day. Felt like I was in Denver.
by shinatoo
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: SPACE FORCE HQ - To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 16
Views: 1176

Re: SPACE FORCE HQ - To Infinity & Beyond!

I would also bet on Colorado because it's a swing state. Massive projects bring massive jobs and job creation brings votes.
by shinatoo
Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: SPACE FORCE HQ - To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 16
Views: 1176

Re: SPACE FORCE HQ - To Infinity & Beyond!

Scott AFB is just outside of St. Louis, plus the Boeing (McDonald Douglas Facility) Offit in Omaha Tinker in OKC Colorado Spring would have to be a front runner. San Antonio has two Phoenix (Luke) Tacoma (McCord) also Boeing California, nothing really close to MMA. Travis is halfway between Oakland ...
by shinatoo
Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Muehlebach Hotel / KC Club Project
Replies: 275
Views: 56447

Re: Muehlebach Hotel / KC Club Project

Is ever new building going to have that wierd sloping roof now?
by shinatoo
Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Missouri Amtrak Service
Replies: 551
Views: 80549

Re: Missouri Amtrak Service

He said the State of Missouri only pays for or allows so many revenue cars on the River Runner. Number of axles for MODOT ‘s revenue cars and the minimum UP allows has to be filled somehow so they pickup old junk I assume they are prohibited from moving any kind of freight? https://csanders429.file...
by shinatoo
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Missouri Amtrak Service
Replies: 551
Views: 80549

Re: Missouri Amtrak Service

An Amtrak Engineer told me UP requires a minimum number of axles per train. Assuming that hasn’t changed, they will still have to carry those random old baggage and passenger cars along. That'll look trashy. You have all the new and shiny stuff and then the ugly. He said the State of Missouri only ...