Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City (May 10– May 17)

downtown hotelLast week we brought you Midtown Kansas City stories about a new convention hotel, a surprise announcement from the superintendent of schools, and the history of the Rockhill neighborhood.

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City officials announced plans for a 800-room, $300 million hotel meant to help lure conventions to the city.

News from the Kansas City school district that Superintendent Stephen Green will be leaving Kansas City for a job in Georgia took many by surprise.

City council candidates answered questions about transportation, including how they feel about streetcar expansion, how to make the city more bike and pedestrian friendly, and what they think the city can do out sidewalks in poor repair.

Jackson County said tax reassessment notices were in the mail, but residents should not expect as much of a surprise as they got in the last reassessment cycle.

Our real estate experts offered tips about how to make sure your home improvements make an impact.

In our Monday history feature, we looked at a block of the Rockhill neighborhood.

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