¡¡¡VIVA NORTHEAST NEWS!!! WITNESS KANSAS CITY URBAN CORE SOLIDARITY AGAINST GENTRIFICATION DEVELOPERS!!!
This morning our favorite link of the day is this encouraging bit of Kansas City neighborhood reporting that realizes a great many developers don't care about residents they might displace in search of a tax break.
Northeast News: Standing with the West Side
Money line about the process at City Hall . . .
"Note to the West Side community: Think of this issue like a marathon wrestling match. P&Z’s unwritten strategy in postponing this case yet again is to wear you down and ultimately beat you with the help of a deep-pocketed developer. They know that maybe half of you will show up to testify against the development in July when it is due to be heard again. If it gets postponed again, their fervent hope is that even fewer people will show up, so that their corporate welfare project will pass with ease . . ."
Read the whole thing for an even more detail about the Kansas City real estate game and the plight of communities to retain their character, history and residents amid a speculative land grab . . .
Developing . . .