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by bchociej
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway
Replies: 1347
Views: 197627

Re: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway

Brief highlights. Lots more in the linked PDF.

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Columns reflect the 2017 plan, the presently amended plan, and the difference from one to the other
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by bchociej
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway
Replies: 1347
Views: 197627

Re: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway

The Gateway's Amended Final Development Plan went before the Planning Commission last evening. No minutes posted yet, nor have I heard the outcome, but given city staff's enthusiastic recommendation of the amendments, it presumably passed without any trouble. The amendments are not earth-shattering ...
by bchociej
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway
Replies: 1347
Views: 197627

Re: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway

Not much to show you visually, but the crews have been very active the last couple of weeks. They appear to have worked their way all the way across the site pouring piers/piles, so perhaps we'll see something above grade soon. Utility work underway (stormwater or wastewater, I think) on Roe with th...
by bchociej
Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Glenwood Plaza
Replies: 6
Views: 1503

Re: Glenwood Plaza

From OP's linked brochure. Copyright date 2018 on that document.

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by bchociej
Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Glenwood Plaza
Replies: 6
Views: 1503

Re: Glenwood Plaza

Good catch, I wouldn't have noticed that
by bchociej
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway
Replies: 1347
Views: 197627

Re: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway

Foundation work has started on the Cinergy side. A crew was working yesteday (Sunday) even, so somebody must be willing to pay to get things going. A good amount of activity today. Holes being bored for piers, rebar being assembled and placed. The various perimeter gates have been named and labeled,...
by bchociej
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway
Replies: 1347
Views: 197627

Re: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway

KC Star article today. The usual: work is ramping up but neighbors don't buy it after so many false starts. https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article233707362.html Anyway, a new construction trailer and portable toilets have been placed at the site, and utility work around the perimeter continue...
by bchociej
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Roleland Park update
Replies: 4
Views: 999

Re: Roleland Park update

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by bchociej
Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway
Replies: 1347
Views: 197627

Re: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway

Utility work around the site perimeter was quite intense the past week or so, and now it has slowed somewhat. Meanwhile, a trailer/office has returned and some workers have been clearing vegetation here and there. Based on past remarks, I'd expect work to begin in earnest next week, but that probabl...
by bchociej
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway
Replies: 1347
Views: 197627

Re: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway

Finally some official confirmation that the utility work on Roeland Drive is indeed Gateway-related: Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2019 Roeland Drive will be closed for wastewater work related to the Mission Gateway project. Johnson County Wastewater will be installing new wastewater infrastructure tha...
by bchociej
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Lightwell (formerly City Center Square)
Replies: 305
Views: 71509

Re: OFFICIAL - Lightwell (formerly City Center Square)

Great for remote workers to get out of the house, as I'll attest.
by bchociej
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: West Plaza
Replies: 66
Views: 14241

Re: West Plaza

Those three-lane one ways (Madison and Belleview) are a recipe for collisions :(
by bchociej
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Missouri Suburbs
Topic: South is Growimg
Replies: 1
Views: 2664

Re: South is Growimg

Definitely good to see all the south KCMO activity. I suppose people had to get fed up with development at 200-something-th and Metcalf at some point.
by bchociej
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway
Replies: 1347
Views: 197627

Re: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway

City Council meeting was tonight at 7. Aside from, er, impassioned debate about whether the proposed Tidal Wave Auto Spa, to replace the derelict Valero station on Johnson Drive, should be permitted to have one story instead of the necessary two per the form-based code, Mayor Appletoft mentioned tha...
by bchociej
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway
Replies: 1347
Views: 197627

Re: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway

An unusually involved Community Development Committee meeting in Mission on 7/10. Relevant excerpt from minutes page 6, "Department Updates": Ms. Smith stated the development section of the City’s website has been updated with current information on various development and construction projects thro...
by bchociej
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway
Replies: 1347
Views: 197627

Re: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway

Oh, and I heard somewhere -- wish I could remember where -- that Neighbors Construction will not be rejoining the project after having to place a lien on the property last fall. Fogel Anderson will build the retail + residential on their own.
by bchociej
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway
Replies: 1347
Views: 197627

Re: Downtown Mission/ The Gateway

Some minor forward momentum today (well, yesterday as it's past midnight). City website blurb updated, emphasis mine. No activity at the site that I noticed today. Gateway (Roe and Johnson Drive) - Construction of the apartments over first floor retail was started last fall. In mid-December, Cinergy...