Historic Preservation in the Urban Core

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The new owners of the Sauer Castle introduce themselves.

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100092672479201
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Another empty school building damaged by fire. It's no longer owned by the KCPSD. The owners are:

LCKC Ladd Development Partners LLC
3640 Benton Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64128

Firefighters recovering after suffering burns in elementary school building response

On calls of visible flames, just before 3 a.m. Friday firefighters responded to the Sanford B. Ladd Elementary School in the 3600 block of Bellefontaine Avenue.
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Upon arrival, flames were seen shooting from three sides of the old schoolhouse, no longer in use.
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https://www.kctv5.com/2023/06/30/kansas ... re-friday/

Location:

https://www.google.com/maps/@39.0589373 ... ?entry=ttu

The development plan.

https://www.localcode.co/ladd
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Scaffolding up around Sauer Mansion.

https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=844 ... 0207486757
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That's great, I thought that one was a goner.
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Some interior photos were posted of Sauer Castle by Rosin Preservation..

https://www.instagram.com/p/C1LHuqPNJ72 ... BiNWFlZA==
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Grandview High School students are documenting the restoration of Sauer Castle.

https://fox4kc.com/news/local-students- ... n-kck/amp/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSWbMzu247o
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Update on Sauer Castle restoration.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gB4Iv68IBlc
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FangKC wrote: Thu Feb 08, 2024 3:02 am Update on Sauer Castle restoration.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gB4Iv68IBlc
Great that they are doing it right! Looks like it's going to be fantastic.
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Got to have some skilled carpenters to do that work even if modern technology makes it easier to duplicate the gingerbread. Too bad the house is in an isolated sketchy Appalachia neighborhood.
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Article on Sauer Castle restoration.

https://kcstudio.org/long-down-for-the- ... a-rebirth/
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