Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?

Issues concerning Downtown as described by the Downtown Council. River to 31st Street, I-35 to Bruce R. Watkins.
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Re: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?

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240 Unit Yards II will be taken up by the WYCO-UG this week.
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Re: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?

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My Brooklyn brother just sent me these while walking home. Domino Park in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Could see WB pursue something like these...

https://www.dominopark.com/history

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Re: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?

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earthling wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 7:32 pm
My Brooklyn brother just sent me these while walking home. Domino Park in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Could see WB pursue something like these...

https://www.dominopark.com/history

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Yes pursuing an outdoor activity center would get so many more people down there to utilize and become comfortable. If there is anyway we could get a city museum like St. Louis I could see it doing well down there too

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Not really just outdoor activity but the context and flow of modernism integrated into late 1800s grit. And KC/STL should be offering different experiences, not mimic each other.

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I think some paving and landscaping throughout the West Bottoms would do wonders to make it feel more like a place. I know the dirt roads are a bit of a novelty....but I think that'll wear out pretty fast once more people live in and visit it.

The scale of the west bottoms is truly staggering. I'm sure there are very few industrial areas from this era and of this scale in the midwest. It's like a whole town tucked down there.

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This building has an architect apparently

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West bottoms flats has patio furniture

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I like how West Bottoms Flats came out. Just need to replicate this many times and you got a really special area. Really, more special than now.

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KCtoBrooklyn wrote:
Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:06 pm
Here is a building that I believe is new to the market - the Laramie Tires Building at 1201 Union. Looks like it could have good potential. 120,000 sq ft:

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https://www.loopnet.com/Listing/1201-Un ... /16944306/
This building still appears to be on the market, but a Special Use Permit application was recently submitted on Compass: "Sporting event venue indoors. Dodgeball with Bows and arrows, gaming sports."

Dodgeball with bows and arrows sounds dangerous.

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Very West Bottoms

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TheLastGentleman wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:06 pm
Very West Bottoms
That sport looks like alot of fun

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q ... 4DFjvtlpWY

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normalthings wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:29 pm
TheLastGentleman wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:06 pm
Very West Bottoms
That sport looks like alot of fun

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q ... 4DFjvtlpWY
It's certainly a unique concept. Should do well for those wanting to do something different.

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