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by Stockton
Sat Mar 14, 2015 12:24 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport
Replies: 2251
Views: 306997

Re: Westport's fate post-P&L

Thanks for sharing, pash. You've helped me think about this subject in a whole new way. But I tend to agree with AKP about educated black people in KC. While KC may not be teeming with black college grads, especially stereotypical young professionals, it's been my experience that there are plenty he...
by Stockton
Fri Mar 13, 2015 11:13 pm
Forum: Missouri Suburbs
Topic: Lane4 may redevelop Red Bridge Shopping Center
Replies: 5
Views: 2612

Lane4 may redevelop Red Bridge Shopping Center

"Lane4's tenant plan is to remodel the 143,171-square-foot, grocery-anchored shopping center to give it an elegant but relaxed look that reflects the character of the area it serves. In addition, lighting would be enhanced to make the center more attractive in the evenings.".... ...."Lane4 also pla...
by Stockton
Fri Mar 13, 2015 11:04 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport
Replies: 2251
Views: 306997

Re: Westport's fate post-P&L

^Interesting. I wonder if the difference in racial mixing is simply the difference between the South and Midwest. Even in Hope, Arkansas, the small town Bill Clinton is from, the local restaurant I ate at, Sheba's, was very mixed, and naturally and casually so.
by Stockton
Wed Mar 04, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport
Replies: 2251
Views: 306997

Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken

I'd like to clarify that Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken is a sit-down restaurant, not fast food like Bojangles' and Popeye's. With that said, in my opinion, Stroud's is a joke compared to Gus's. I'm not actually impressed with Stroud's at all really, except for their cinnamon rolls. With Gus's, Ka...
by Stockton
Wed Oct 15, 2014 7:50 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown KCK
Replies: 33
Views: 7912

Re: Downtown KCK

Healthy campus' is at heart of new downtown KCK master plan We have committed $6 million dollars of the UG's annual gaming revenue from Hollywood Casino to development of new downtown YMCA, Grocery Store, Downtown Streetscaping, etc. And the naysayers on this forum keep trotting out the same old li...
by Stockton
Wed Oct 15, 2014 7:42 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown KCK
Replies: 33
Views: 7912

Re: Downtown KCK

The only things dt kck can attract is wyco government, courts, and public housing. When I was a child it was the #3 shopping district in the metro. When Debbie Barnes of OP became Miss America in 1965 her triumphal parade was not held in JoCo but Minnesota Ave. Well, more recently it's attracted a ...
by Stockton
Wed Oct 15, 2014 7:42 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown KCK
Replies: 33
Views: 7912

Re: Downtown KCK

double post
by Stockton
Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:03 am
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown KCK
Replies: 33
Views: 7912

Re: Downtown KCK

The only things dt kck can attract is wyco government, courts, and public housing. When I was a child it was the #3 shopping district in the metro. When Debbie Barnes of OP became Miss America in 1965 her triumphal parade was not held in JoCo but Minnesota Ave. Well, more recently it's attracted a ...
by Stockton
Wed Oct 15, 2014 10:55 am
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown KCK
Replies: 33
Views: 7912

Re: Downtown KCK

Healthy campus' is at heart of new downtown KCK master plan We have committed $6 million dollars of the UG's annual gaming revenue from Hollywood Casino to development of new downtown YMCA, Grocery Store, Downtown Streetscaping, etc. And the naysayers on this forum keep trotting out the same old li...
by Stockton
Fri Jun 13, 2014 5:44 am
Forum: Missouri Suburbs
Topic: Truman's Marketplace
Replies: 9
Views: 2881

Re: Truman's Marketplace

I saw in the Star that Burlington was going there, but had no idea of all the others - that's awesome news!. There's been a lot of progress lately in terms of redevelopment in increasingly-decaying, older suburbs. This is a lot like the currently ongoing renovation of Wyandotte Plaza in KCK, althoug...
by Stockton
Sun May 18, 2014 5:32 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Immigration
Replies: 12
Views: 2257

Re: Immigration

I wonder what % of NE Side Latinos are actually foreign born immigrants compared to KCK. I could be wrong because this is just from my personal observation, but it seems Argentine and probably also KCMO's Westside are where the more established Latino (mostly Mexican) populations live, at least tho...
by Stockton
Thu Apr 03, 2014 3:45 am
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: "OP Expects Single-Family Boom"
Replies: 10
Views: 1390

Re: "OP Expects Single-Family Boom"

meanwhile, everything north of 87th (?) continues to rot and bleed retail. I can't think of anywhere right off where this is the case. Newer, modern retail developments have been build on the border and adjoining areas of far northern OP though, in Mission and Merriam. The east side of 95th and Met...
by Stockton
Wed Apr 02, 2014 4:50 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Company bought part of brookside
Replies: 64
Views: 6181

Re: Company bought part of brookside

^Had they been allowed to tear down the balcony building, I think that would have set a precedent and continued as long as it was profitable and unrestrained.
by Stockton
Wed Apr 02, 2014 2:54 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Company bought part of brookside
Replies: 64
Views: 6181

Re: Company bought part of brookside

I'm no fan of Highwoods, but that website is silly. IIRC, the only thing Highwoods proposed was that building at 47th and Wornall. The rest of that page is conjecture. The "available" buildings listed on the are for commercial rental space. I don't recall, but didn't the original proposal for a new...
by Stockton
Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:20 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Company bought part of brookside
Replies: 64
Views: 6181

Re: Company bought part of brookside

If it ain't broke, don't fix it! Brookside is perhaps the nicest, most balanced, and most complete residential neighborhood in Kansas City. Sure, there may be room for a couple of small projects, such as squeezing in a bit more multi-family residential, *maybe* a redeveloped Cosentino's Market prop...
by Stockton
Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:21 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Company bought part of brookside
Replies: 64
Views: 6181

Re: Company bought part of brookside

If it ain't broke, don't fix it! Brookside is perhaps the nicest, most balanced, and most complete residential neighborhood in Kansas City. Sure, there may be room for a couple of small projects, such as squeezing in a bit more multi-family residential, *maybe* a redeveloped Cosentino's Market prope...
by Stockton
Sat Mar 22, 2014 11:41 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: OFFICIAL: Power & Light District
Replies: 6584
Views: 541004

Re: OFFICIAL: Power & Light District

Here is a great article that touches base on some of KC's history relating to what's been talked about here:

http://www.kansascity.com/2012/12/08/39 ... cking.html

That article is part of a series, which can be found here:

http://www.kansascity.com/beef/
by Stockton
Thu Mar 20, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: OFFICIAL: Power & Light District
Replies: 6584
Views: 541004

Re: OFFICIAL: Power & Light District

I think the bigotry, insecurity, and lack of sophistication shown here is pathetic and telling. I have to wonder if some of it is driven by personal self-loathing and compensation. I think urban Kansas City is lacking and could use more things "country" and inviting to country types. I would like to...
by Stockton
Sun Mar 16, 2014 6:08 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Streetcar Phase 3
Replies: 38
Views: 3641

Re: Streetcar Phase 3

I can't imagine you're being purposefully obtuse.... You didn't make very clear what you were talking about. At first I thought you were suggesting the western end of an E-W line, but now I see your idea is the northern end of a N-S line. While we're dreaming, I think a route that would make the mo...
by Stockton
Sun Mar 16, 2014 5:32 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 4142
Views: 464766

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

http://www.kansascity.com/2014/03/14/48 ... iance.html

Roth Living is opening a high-end appliance showroom in the Skelly building at 601 W 47th St.