OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by jasty5 » Sun May 19, 2019 11:41 am

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Sat May 18, 2019 2:39 pm
Someone is going to be pissed someday when Lead Bank demolishes their current building and puts up a 10-story office building blocking those side windows. :lol:
I’ve thought the same thing. It will be interesting to see what happens whenever we get into air rights battles in KC. Does anyone know if there are any regulations in place that govern this?

The only one I really recall is the fuss over the proposed condo building about 10 years back that would have blocked views of the PAC.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by DaveKCMO » Sun May 19, 2019 12:10 pm

The 17-story Accardo project proposed for 18th & Broadway in 2007 would have definitely blocked one of the two protected views of the Kauffman Center (the view from I-35). I doubt it would have blocked the view of Liberty Memorial.

There was a minor kerfuffle over Arterra, but that was quickly squashed by a height study that showed no impact to Kauffman's view of Liberty Memorial (and a generally supportive neighborhood).

It will be much harder to work around the I-35 views since the terrain does drop steeply like it does to the south.

The next likely 'fight' will be over continued building on surface lots along Main Street, which would block some great views of the skyline that are not protected in any way (and the DX-15 rezoning allows unlimited height there).

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by normalthings » Wed May 22, 2019 12:22 am

Corrigan Station 1 leased for $20-30 per sqft. Station 2 is on LoopNet for $38 per sqft - a pretty healthy increase.
You may remember the October CitySceneKC article that noted rents of $34-35 per sqft would spur new build offices. CS2 leasing quickly at its proposed rate would put us solidly above that magic line.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by DaveKCMO » Fri May 31, 2019 9:36 am

Phase 2 preview, 4-6pm, Friday, June 7

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by normalthings » Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:45 pm

Work continues on a Saturday night.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by KCPowercat » Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:03 pm

So bummed that ground level space will be a bank. Perfect bodega spot.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by Critical_Mass » Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:25 pm

Also bummed they added that 10 ft tall fence on the courtyard. Probably to keep vagrants out

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by KCPowercat » Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:30 pm

Who you calling vagrant!

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by Critical_Mass » Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:58 am

Corvino will be opening a fast-casual concept called Ravenous which will have counter service facing this new courtyard. Featuring burgers, fries, and malts and building on that. Opening in July.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by KCPowercat » Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:28 am

Oh holy hell that sounds delicious

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by KCPowercat » Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:29 am

Googled this and found this news came out a month ago. How did we miss this?

https://www.435mag.com/may-2019-kc-rest ... -closings/

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by wahoowa » Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:39 am

oh hell yes.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by Critical_Mass » Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:44 am

KCPowercat wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:29 am
Googled this and found this news came out a month ago. How did we miss this?

https://www.435mag.com/may-2019-kc-rest ... -closings/
I missed it too until today my wife saw a Q&A with Michael Corvino in her FB feed. I need to add 435 mag into the reading rotation. They recently had a good article about Mexican food in KCK that introduced me to some new spots and regional specialties

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by KCPowercat » Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:51 am

Yeah I always assumed that magazine was just for SoJoCo

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by WoodDraw » Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:52 am

How the hell did we miss this? This is amazing.

Anyone have an opening date?

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by earthling » Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:13 am

Hopefully this will encourage other James Beard caliber chefs in town to experiment with fresh sidewalk counter eats, maybe something a little more adventurous than burgers but still approachable.

Could see Affäre with a high end brat counter, Michael Smith with a panini/fresh thai wraps counter, the Garrelts with a Mediterranean counter, etc. A food hall with James Beard noms could work but even better if streetfront sidewalk counters, which downtown is pretty light on.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by DaveKCMO » Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:28 pm

Another "PARC" pic:

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by FangKC » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:26 pm

Slideshow in the Business Journal.

https://tinyurl.com/y4lu7nco

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by TheLastGentleman » Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:00 pm

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Future burger stand, I assume

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Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Post by DaveKCMO » Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:19 pm

Nice! Can't wait for something a bit more casual than Corvino.

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