On a walking tour Saturday, leader Nancy Powell noted that when railroads replaced pioneer trails, the historic town of Westport lost its dominance as the outpost where pioneers, trappers and explores outfitted themselves before heading west. Now another form of progress - redevelopment - is challenging what remains of old Westport in midtown Kansas City.
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Will Kansas City Save Westport???
Historic preservation has failed and a building boom continues despite neigbhorhood complaints. Sadly, local media mostly misreports "compromise" in order to push the City Hall agenda. Here's the latest exmaple: