Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City (March 8 – March 15)

untitled-(4-of-31)Last week we brought you Midtown Kansas City stories about Heart of Westport neighborhood history, the future of a popular charter school, and a new apartment building in Old Hyde Park.

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Charter school Académie Lafayette and the Kansas City School District said they were “stepping back” from negotiations about a potential partnership at the Southwest Early Learning Campus.

Developer John Hoffman announced the official opening of a new apartment building at 37th and Gillham, declaring it the first new multi-family housing project in Old Hyde Park in over 40 years.

At city hall, the mayor said Kansas City will participate in a new tech jobs initiative billed as a multi-sector effort and call to action to give Americans pathways to well-paying technology jobs.

As the city has expanded bicycle and hiking options, city staffers reported citizens have been far more satisfied with them.

And former Jackson County Judge Edith Messina joined the Jackson County Prosecutor’s office.


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