Do you remember the blocks around the Bancroft School at 4300 Tracy?

A neighborhood grocery store at the southeast corner of Tracy and E. 43rd Street served residents of Manheim Park as early as 1911. In the 1950s the building became a sewing machine store. The store is no longer standing, but this is how in ...

Do you know the history of this Manheim block?

As part of our Uncovering History Project, the Midtown KC Post is taking a look at the 1940 tax assessment photos of each block in Midtown. Today, we look at residences in the Manheim Park neighborhood, from 39th Street south to 40th Street, ...

Neighbors fail in effort to stop dollar store on Troost

Shawn Stewart, attorney for Dollar General, argued before the Board of Zoning Adjustment that neighborhoods did not deserve a rehearing of the request for a zoning variance for a proposed dollar stores at 42nd and Troost. Despite arguments from ...

Groundbreaking celebrates “more than we could have imagined” in Manheim Park

The 103-year-old Bancroft Elementary School in the Manheim Park neighborhood has been vacant since 2000, but as these shovels signify, it’s about to come back to life. Neighbors, community organizations and others celebrated the revival of ...

Tree cutting resumes in Manheim Park

A tree near 44th and Virginia is marked for removal. Crews resumed cutting trees in Manheim Park yesterday. Crews resumed cutting trees in the Manheim Park neighborhood on Thursday after federal officials allowed it. After recent protests, officials ...