MUST SEE!!! KICK-ASS KANSAS CITY HIPSTER HOME DESIGN AND GENTRIFICATION!!!
Take a look at a really nice slideshow that obscures the ugly reality of middle-class white people moving back to the urban core and displacing longtime residents by way of trendy new designs that wouldn't pass code in the suburbs . . .
K.C. Cool: 7 Striking Designs in Kansas City, Missouri
More deets from Dwell magazine . . .
"It's easy to overlook Kansas City, Missouri. Located squarely in the nation's center, it is better known for its barbecue and bebop than as an incubator for creative design and architecture. But the city's image is evolving . . . A cohort of daringly inventive local architects are designing and renovating homes in visually striking ways."
In fairness, some of these photographs are really striking and memorable not only for the creative lines and breathtaking architecture but also because so many hipsters have LOST FORTUNES ON KANSAS CITY REAL ESTATE SPECULATION and failed account for THE GREATER FOOL THEORY in their grand designs.