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by horizons82
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - 531 Grand
Replies: 75
Views: 19674

Re: OFFICIAL - 531 Grand

Forgive the quality:

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by horizons82
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 855
Views: 181045

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Some shots from further out, I really love how it's added to the skyline.

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by horizons82
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Crossroads Westside
Replies: 94
Views: 28670

Re: OFFICIAL - Crossroads Westside

Some street level images from this morning:

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by horizons82
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Amazon searching for second HQ
Replies: 360
Views: 59526

Re: Amazon searching for second HQ

What a fricking joke and disgrace they are pitching ugly/crap locations. I am really hoping Detroit or Chicago lands this 2nd HQ now and show these surban leaders what urban renewal is all about. This city is snowflake central when it comes to anything promoting density or parking/acess It's one lo...
by horizons82
Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: P&L District 10 years later
Replies: 44
Views: 16853

Re: P&L District 10 years later

the city just posted this 10-year-old video about the sprint center. my, those renderings! makes you wonder about the KCI renderings we're seeing 7-10 years out from the opening... https://www.facebook.com/KCMOgov/videos/1695333790508344/ Wow, those graphics... I'd suspect we'll get the vast majori...
by horizons82
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 5031
Views: 514133

Re: We need a new airport!!!

There's nothing in those renderings that raise alarm to me. It's just done by a less-than-artistic designer. Objects are placed unrealistically far apart, camera angle set too wide, etc...They're using the same general layout that all the other firms utilized. Plus, airlines are typically involved i...
by horizons82
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Downtown Baseball Stadium
Replies: 633
Views: 104954

Re: Would you like to see the Royals move to a downtown stadium?

To me, the most transformational and appropriate spot, if you want another stadium downtown, is the current KCATA facility area at roughly 18 & Troost. Take the area from Troost to Lydia, Truman to 18th, and you've got a great contender. It'd accomplish a lot of needs: - Easily aquired from other pu...
by horizons82
Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 855
Views: 181045

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

I thought at one point there was talk of doing a "spanish steps" type plaza on the section between Wyandotte and Baltimore?

If done right, this whole stretch of park could be a real statement piece for KC, like Millenium Park is for Chicago.
by horizons82
Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 5031
Views: 514133

Re: We need a new airport!!!

Hopefully after the election, pass or fail, the city moves control of KCI to the Port Authority or some similar entity.
by horizons82
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 5031
Views: 514133

Re: We need a new airport!!!

cityscape wrote:Right, but Southwest and the airlines said they preferred B&M.
Per the Business Journal they changed their minds privately:

https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/ ... e-now.html
by horizons82
Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 5031
Views: 514133

Re: We need a new airport!!!

KC_JAYHAWK wrote: The City basically gave them an F U and went with the lowest bidder.
Welcome to the world of bidding. B&M and JE Dunn knew what they were getting themselves into.

And honestly, city and all other factors aside, if Southwest said they wanted Edgemoor, the city was going to give them edgemoor.
by horizons82
Wed Sep 06, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 5031
Views: 514133

Re: We need a new airport!!!

Yes, so much for their constant adds about keeping jobs local :roll: It was going to be an uphill battle with B&M, JEDunn and Americo team, but now you pull out all local companies? IMO, shame on B&M not the city for hampering the PR effort. They forced all sorts of local subs to sign non-competes ...
by horizons82
Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building
Replies: 303
Views: 62403

Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Are we counting ground-floor office space as an "active use" these days? It's half parking, half office space at ground level—not what I would call "active", which I think of as referring to uses that create interaction between the street and the building's interior, implying uses open to the publi...
by horizons82
Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building
Replies: 303
Views: 62403

Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Looks like someone at Helix has a thing for Mies-ian aesthetics. It's a shame they cut it down to 3 floors.

On the postive side, It's got an active first floor, high quality exterior materials, and courtyard space!
by horizons82
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Regency Park wants build a new space with in Development
Replies: 4
Views: 1486

Re: Regency Park wants build a new space with in Development

The Whole foods/Cinzetti's area is a seperate development. This would be a new building in addition to renovating what's already there. As for who'd want a new freestanding 5,000 sf, I'd go with the typical fast casual culprits.
by horizons82
Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 5031
Views: 514133

Re: We need a new airport!!!

FWIW, AECOM has a local office at Crown Center. They just aren't headquartered here like B&M. Beyond that, anybody can tell you that on a project like this, A&E is a tiny sliver of the budget, the whole "local" thing is just good spin by B&M backers. I'd be more than happy with either AECOM or B&M. ...
by horizons82
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 2550
Views: 288987

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

Has there ever been any focused studying of what makes the East side so anti-transit? Is it misguided fear at "losing" resources? I understand the misguided angst in having your taxes raised, but that doesn't seem to stop the east side for voting for a multitude of other tax increases.
by horizons82
Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: P&L District: 14th & Baltimore site proposal
Replies: 171
Views: 36753

Re: P&L District: 14th & Baltimore site proposal

I haven't but they sound like top notch luxury, which is great. The exterior of Two looks plain jane utilitarian though and hopefully the next one wont as much (ideally completely different). How is Two Light utilitartian? Utilitarian would be a 4-story building with (2) 5x3' windows/unit on a flat...
by horizons82
Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 855
Views: 181045

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

hartliss wrote:Do you know how many ground floor spaces will be available along Truman Rd. when it opens?
When I walked by the other day, it sure looked like they're angling for one tennant. Maybe two. Surprised nobody's been announced.
by horizons82
Sat Jul 29, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - The Grand (former Traders on Grand)
Replies: 105
Views: 33198

Re: Traders on Grand

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