Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City (June 30-July 6)

101-east-armourLast week we brought you Midtown Kansas City stories about historic preservation, Midtown schools and the latest from city hall.

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The owners of three boarded-up buildings on Armour which have been the subject of a historic preservation fight were fined after a backhoe mistakenly wiped out two porch enclosures.

At city hall, Mayor James appointed a task force to figure out how to honor the legacy of former Mayor Kay Barnes.

The future of Westport High School is on hold while the school district explores a possible partnership between the school district and Academie Lafayette to create a high school at Southwest High.  Many Midtown stakeholders had hoped the charter school would be part of a redeveloped Westport High.

The health department said it’s gotten some many questions about bedbugs that it has started a class where people can get educated.

And Gordon Parks school in the Volker neighborhood won a contest and will get money to build a new playground.

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