Courtesy KCATA.

Expanded Broadway, Troost bus service to jobs, streetcar and entertainment

Courtesy KCATA. Buses on Broadway and Troost will run longer on Friday and Saturday nights, part of an effort by the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) to get people to and from work and entertainment venues. “Our new service ...
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Plaza area hotel, apartments and retail project moves forward

The council planning and zoning committee on Wednesday approved a compromise for eight-story hotel and apartment buildings just north of the Country Club Plaza. The rezoning of 1.5 acres goes to the full council today for final approval. The ...
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Historic buildings on the Plaza to be demolished

Price Brothers developers are now free to demolish three historic Nelle Peters apartment buildings on the Country Club Plaza. The city council voted 9-3 today to deny historic designation for the buildings in the 4700 block of Summit Street. Advocates ...
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Council committee votes down measure to save historic Plaza apartments

Three historic buildings on the Country Club Plaza could soon be demolished. The city council plans and zoning committee today voted against historic status for the three buildings attributed to architect Nelle Peters. The vote comes after the ...
By the 1940s, homes in the 4900 blocks of Central and Wornall were somewhat run down and later the area was cleared to make way for potential development. Today, the former modest homes on the blocks have been replaced by the luxury Residences of Kirkwood.

Do you remember the 4900 blocks of Central and Wornall?

By the 1940s, homes in the 4900 blocks of Central and Wornall were somewhat run down and later the area was cleared to make way for potential development. Today, the former modest homes on the blocks have been replaced by the luxury Residences ...
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Two companies announce they’ve bought The Plaza

The Country Club Plaza has new owners, according to an announcement they made today. Taubman Centers, Inc. and The Macerich Company said they have agreed to buy the Plaza from Highwoods Properties for $660 million. “Taubman and Macerich will ...
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Technique lacking: Quick bank robbery, quick arrest

A federal judge in Kansas City this week found a Kansas City man guilty of robbing a Midtown bank. David E. Clark, 36, faces up to 20 years in prison at a later sentencing. According to court records and a media release by federal prosecutors: On ...
The Plaza lights in 1955. Courtesy Kansas City Public Library, Missouri Valley Special Collections.

Plaza lighting ceremony features Gillian Flynn, tribute to Royals

The Plaza lights in 1955. Courtesy Kansas City Public Library, Missouri Valley Special Collections. This year’s Plaza lighting ceremony will include a tribute to the Kansas City Royals. Kansas City native Gillian Flynn, author of the the book ...
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Men charged in brutal assault outside Plaza restaurant

Stuckey and Robinson Two Kansas City men are charged for beating and stomping a man outside a Plaza restaurant and bar. Antonio D. Stuckey, 24, and Raymond Robinson, 31, are charged with first degree and second degree assault. According to court ...
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Plaza apartments: key part of history or “heap of trash”

Three vacant buildings on the west Plaza dating to 1927 are closer to being saved from the wrecking ball. The City Plan Commission today unanimously recommended they be put into a city historic district. If the city council approves the action ...