Can We Make Kansas City Parks & Boulevards Great Again Amid Culture War?!?
Realistically . . . Most locals don't care about upkeep, budgeting, maintenance and the fight against crime that really contributes to the working order of parks . . . The real debate is over naming and turf rights. Here's a more upbeat perspective:
When George Kessler drafted plans in 1893 for a parks and boulevard system in Kansas City, he created a model for cities throughout the world. From Mexico City to Denver and Indianapolis, Kessler had a hand in hundreds of projects.