Freight House Podium Project - 20th and Walnut

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DaveKCMO wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:23 pm
A tiny section of west Crossroads is limited to 35-55' to protect the view from PAC to Liberty Memorial (and projects that exceed that have been built -- Arterra -- if they prove they don't obstruct that view). The rest is totally acceptable urban density (75' to unlimited FAR).

We could add a lot of density if everything was six stories or more.

Corrigan Phase 2, City Club, Artistry, 1914 Main, Hampton Inn, Doubletree, and Reverb all undershot the restrictions.
Doubletree?

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Walker wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:42 pm
DaveKCMO wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:23 pm
A tiny section of west Crossroads is limited to 35-55' to protect the view from PAC to Liberty Memorial (and projects that exceed that have been built -- Arterra -- if they prove they don't obstruct that view). The rest is totally acceptable urban density (75' to unlimited FAR).

We could add a lot of density if everything was six stories or more.

Corrigan Phase 2, City Club, Artistry, 1914 Main, Hampton Inn, Doubletree, and Reverb all undershot the restrictions.
Doubletree?
Sorry, Courtyard/Residence Inn.

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Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:49 am
I remember always dreaming many years ago what it would be like if the area between downtown and the crossroads were to fill in and create more of a single cohesive downtown. Maybe that's finally starting to happen. This looks like a great project.
Have the same Dreams, GRID. That dream includes another Plaza in the Crossroads. I believe, at long last, we are seeing that dream come true.

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KCTOGA wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:18 pm
GRID wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:49 am
I remember always dreaming many years ago what it would be like if the area between downtown and the crossroads were to fill in and create more of a single cohesive downtown. Maybe that's finally starting to happen. This looks like a great project.
Have the same Dreams, GRID. That dream includes another Plaza in the Crossroads. I believe, at long last, we are seeing that dream come true.
Another decade of stable + solid growth in addition to the proposed projects happening and your dream may just become a reality.

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Article from Kevin Colisson details the parking garage and hotel tower once proposed for the east side of main street.

https://www.hotel-online.com/archives/archive-21048/

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Parcel viewer showing that Vince has acquired the land needed for phase 1. "The $125 million residential plan calls for two, mid-rise buildings with up to 200 units and a dozen for-sale townhouses" It was previously reported that Bryant projects a 2021 start with financial backing from an investment group backed by Larkin O'Keefe. I can't think of anything big on track to be delivered in Crossroads/CBD in 2021 or 2022 so this project doesn't have much competition. 2023 could be another peak year with LuxLiving, Freight House, 3 Light (if it's not dead), and Tracks 215.


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normalthings wrote:
Fri Nov 06, 2020 2:16 am
Parcel viewer showing that Vince has acquired the land needed for phase 1. "The $125 million residential plan calls for two, mid-rise buildings with up to 200 units and a dozen for-sale townhouses" It was previously reported that Bryant projects a 2021 start with financial backing from an investment group backed by Larkin O'Keefe


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Very good news. This is one of the projects that I'm looking forward to. I do want to see that office tower portion get built since that creates the connection to Main Street.

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The black facade and red art work remind me of the federal building in Chicago.

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Is 3D advancing the residential on schedule?

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Is 3D advancing the residential on schedule?
Sounds like Superior Storage to become lofts instead of office.

(on one of the last pages)

https://1a0c4279-03a8-4486-82f0-620be77 ... 0001ef.pdf

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2100 Grand is being renovated. Looks to be owned by FFV Development.

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Is that really new activity?

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DaveKCMO wrote:
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:41 pm
Is that really new activity?
Yes, you can tell the steel is freshly worked on. There is also new glass with stickers and newly enclosed areas.

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DaveKCMO wrote:
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:41 pm
Is that really new activity?
I shared your skepticism, but it's indeed new. Google streetview from April of last year is missing elements shown here

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Sat Dec 26, 2020 2:04 pm
2100 Grand is being renovated. Looks to be owned by FFV Development.

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Fire Control Permit for this building renovation.

https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... b=moreinfo

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Freight House/Podium slowly chugging along.
3D Development is talking with national developers about a 230-apartment complex as much as eight stories above grade between 20th and 21st streets, east of Walnut. The apartments would sit atop a 322-space garage, to be shared with the Superior building offices and screened at the street level in part by eight walk-up residences. Bryant said he expects to close on a deal so a developer partner can break ground on these apartments this year. Renovations on the historic Superior buildings are slated to begin concurrently with the apartments.
https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/ ... ryant.html

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3D filed plans today for 100E 20th Street. Outdoor pickball coming soon.

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normalthings wrote:
Thu Mar 18, 2021 7:59 pm
3D filed plans today for 100E 20th Street. Outdoor pickball coming soon.
Seems a bit odd for the middle of the City, but I guess it'll be a placeholder and popular.

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Chris Stritzel wrote:
Thu Mar 18, 2021 8:15 pm
normalthings wrote:
Thu Mar 18, 2021 7:59 pm
3D filed plans today for 100E 20th Street. Outdoor pickball coming soon.
Seems a bit odd for the middle of the City, but I guess it'll be a placeholder and popular.
Id expect it to be a conversion of the parking lot to pickle ball and the building to a restaurant.

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normalthings wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 2:04 pm
2100 Grand is being renovated. Looks to be owned by FFV Development.

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3 floors of office. 3 floors of Airbnbs hotel. rooftop F&B. As you can imagine, renovations are well under way.

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