Recap: last week in Midtown Kansas City (Jan. 11 – Jan. 18)

11-242-1aLast week we brought you Midtown Kansas City stories about the future of Westport High School and Junior High, planning for the future of Troost, and the history of the West Plaza neighborhood.

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The Kansas City School District repurposing office has set a date for new Westport High School and Westport Middle School presentations.

The city council on Thursday approved a redevelopment guide called the Troost-Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard Redevelopment and Implementation Plan.

Also at city hall, the debate over electronic signs continued.

R. Crosby Kemper III, president of the Kansas City Public Library, called for a two percent requirement on development tax incentives to fund digital literacy and access.

The killer of a UMKC student was sentenced for the 2013 crime.

Our Monday history feature offered a look at the West Plaza neighborhood, from 45th Street south to 46th Street, from Bell to State Line.

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