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https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/ ... j=23114519
North Kansas City-based Maxus Properties Inc. is in the early planning stages for an 11-story apartment high-rise with around 235 apartments at the southeast corner of Oak and Third streets.

Tentatively dubbed Defeo, the $45 million tower proposal includes nine stories of construction atop a two-story concrete parking podium.

The apartments will be a mixture of studio, one- and two-bedroom units, ranging from 600 to 2,000 square feet, and with higher-end finishes intended to appeal to younger professional tenants, said Jake Gifford, vice president of development for Maxus.

"Through the use of strategically sized roof decks and stair-stepped apartments, the building will meld into the fabric of the neighborhood rather than dominating its surroundings," he said.

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What are strategically sized roof decks?
What are stair-stepped apartments?

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Critical_Mass wrote:
Thu Mar 04, 2021 4:54 pm
What are strategically sized roof decks?
What are stair-stepped apartments?
Fancy way of saying set backs/low roofs that are used as rooftop decks or balconies

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This sounds interesting. Looking forward to the renderings

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Formerly on the site was 1930s warehouse building torn down in 2015.

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is it the area with a small parking lot and then a vacant lot? Looks like the other around there have building on them. Strange Days Brewing is a fun place so I hope that's not the side of the street

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dukuboy1 wrote:
Fri Mar 05, 2021 12:14 pm
is it the area with a small parking lot and then a vacant lot? Looks like the other around there have building on them. Strange Days Brewing is a fun place so I hope that's not the side of the street
Yes. Pre-dug for the ground floor of the garage to be below ground on 3 sides.

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This is a great proposal so far. Looking forward to seeing renderings. More density to the RM!

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Hopefully the neighborhood doesn't complain about the 11 floor height. If none, could set the stage for the taller construction planned along Delaware w/out resistance.

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The parcel includes much of the surface parking south of the dug-out area where the building used to stand:

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Critical_Mass wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:01 am
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This looks great! Hopefully they have ground floor retail

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Also change some of the building fronting oak street to retail instead of garage

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Pleased for the density, but let's hear a little more about what's happening at ground floor before we get out the champagne.

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smh wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:30 am
Pleased for the density, but let's hear a little more about what's happening at ground floor before we get out the champagne.
South side will abut another propert. Oak is main/only concern.
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There is an alley along the east side of this property that could be utilized for garage entrances rather than the 3(?) I am seeing along 3rd and Oak street sides.

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normalthings wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 11:13 am
smh wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:30 am
Pleased for the density, but let's hear a little more about what's happening at ground floor before we get out the champagne.
Northside will abut another propert. Oak is main/only concern.
North side abuts 3rd Street, right? Or am I thinking of the wrong location?

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smh wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 11:35 am
normalthings wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 11:13 am
smh wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:30 am
Pleased for the density, but let's hear a little more about what's happening at ground floor before we get out the champagne.
Southsideside will abut another propert. Oak is main/only concern.
North side abuts 3rd Street, right? Or am I thinking of the wrong location?
corrected it. my bad

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