Status and future of the River Market area??

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by shinatoo » Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:54 am

earthling wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:32 am
That's such a prime spot they should go after big ticket national developers for a larger mixed use transit center project.
The RFP is out there. They said the only requirement is transit-oriented development. Hope the bigs guys turn up.
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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by normalthings » Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:01 am

shinatoo wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:54 am
earthling wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:32 am
That's such a prime spot they should go after big ticket national developers for a larger mixed use transit center project.
The RFP is out there. They said the only requirement is transit-oriented development. Hope the bigs guys turn up.
Where?

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by shinatoo » Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:27 am

normalthings wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:01 am
shinatoo wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:54 am
earthling wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:32 am
That's such a prime spot they should go after big ticket national developers for a larger mixed use transit center project.
The RFP is out there. They said the only requirement is transit-oriented development. Hope the bigs guys turn up.
Where?
Sorry. They said they are issuing the new RFP next month.
Quocunque Jeceris Stabit

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by normalthings » Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:19 pm

normalthings wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:03 am
https://cityscenekc.com/river-market-of ... proposals/

Briarcliff’s Timber Tower proposal is dead. KCATA to release a new RFP for those site and two others.
At least we aren’t getting this.

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by langosta » Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:44 pm

River Market Streetscape + Amenities Plan

https://compasskc.kcmo.org/2402c9a1-e2e ... 80b716f44d

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by grovester » Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:06 pm

langosta wrote:
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:44 pm
River Market Streetscape + Amenities Plan

https://compasskc.kcmo.org/2402c9a1-e2e ... 80b716f44d
broken link?

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by KCPowercat » Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:22 pm

https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... 5dd5938289

Else search compass plan CD-MISC-2019-00002

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by earthling » Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:51 am

One of my favorite street foods downtown. Tikka House in City Market Sq is mostly Indian but also has some doable Med pockets for only $2 each. Gyro, spinch/feta, all feta, potato, chicken, shredded steak. Mixing two for $4 is a better lunch portion but 1 is a decent snack. Best when you happen to hit them fresh. Typically served in togo handbag but can ask for tzatziki and/or chili sauce (usually not offered). Their curry wraps are also tasty.

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by taxi » Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:14 am

Thanks for the tip!

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by earthling » Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:29 pm

Would be nice if all City Market counter joints had $2-$3 small eats. Good way to sample various places for weekend visitors too.

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by flyingember » Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:33 am

earthling wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:29 pm
Would be nice if all City Market counter joints had $2-$3 small eats. Good way to sample various places for weekend visitors too.
This might sound crazy, but it sounds like an automat stocked by all the stores could provide this. The lower labor needed helps keep cost down.

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by FangKC » Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:20 am

Update on River Market West.

Looking north from 6th Street.

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Looking east from 4th Street and Broadway.

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Looking SE from 4th Street.

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Looking southwest from 4th Street.

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by earthling » Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:05 pm

Restaurant idea for City/River Market area that I'm stealing from a small chain on E Coast, called Dig Inn.

It's a build your own bowl place a lot like poké bowls but instead more towards fresh farmers market goodies. Could see this in RM area with a KayCee spin to it. Yeah I guess Protein House does something similar too but this is bowls only with char'd add-ons and more farmer's market focused, not pre-chopped things coming out of a baggy.

https://www.diginn.com/menu/

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by langosta » Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:36 am

Boutique Hotel & Condos - Planned - Epoch Development plans to build a 12-story bldg.

River Market Townhomes - Planned - Epoch Development will build six townhomes.

River Market Parking Garage - Planned - Epoch Development will build a new parking garage.

Delaware Marketplace - Planned - Epoch Development plans a 3-story, 60K sf, marketplace.
Above Is from a 2019 Downtown KC release for streetcar related development.

A different Downtown KC 2019 report shows 200 apartments planned for 5th and Main

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by KCPowercat » Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:20 am

That whole project is on life support it seems.

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by earthling » Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:41 am

Here's the original plan, new buildings in aqua. TODactivist, what's the status?

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by earthling » Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:22 pm

Any status update on 3, 11 and 13?

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by langosta » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:17 pm

earthling wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:22 pm
Any status update on 3, 11 and 13?
3. The Parcel Tracker has "Ashland at River Market LLC" down as the property owner.

13. The Downtown KC development tracker reports 200+ units are in the works.

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Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Post by TheLastGentleman » Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:55 pm

Hard to see, but it looks like some cladding is going up

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