Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City ( July 3 – July 10)

Courtesy of el dorado inc.

Courtesy of el dorado inc.

Last week, the Midtown KC Post brought you Midtown Kansas City stories a proposed hotel on Troost, redevelopment of the Velvet Freeze Building on 31st Street, and funding to improve 18th and Vine.

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At city hall, the City Plan Commission recommended approval of a project involving the vacant old Velvet Freeze building at the northeast corner of Gillham Road and 31st St., where the developer plans to court people without cars.

A council committee also recommended approval of a hotel at 24th and Troost.

But a divided council postponed a vote on $27.6 million for upgrades at the 18th and Vine District.

Surprised biologists who found a young Peregrine falcon downtown this week had a chance to examine and band it at the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center at 47th and Troost.

Our Monday history feature took a look back at Fourth of July celebrations in Midtown history.

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