Thursday, August 15, 2019
KANSAS CITY LAUNCHES HOSTILE TAKEOVER AS 18TH & VINE CRUMBLES!!!
Here's a battle of local institutions as $100-million worth of City Hall investment in this district since the 90s still isn't enough to build a sustainable biz model or community . . . Checkit:
Fox4: Owner of Club Mardi Gras says city is trying to take over historic jazz spot
A woman in the 18th and Vine District claims the city is trying to take her property. Her supporters say the city should be more concerned about taking care of its own properties.
The Club Mardi Gras has been in Walker's family for more than 30 years. It's considered historic by many in Kansas City. This is where Charlie Parker performed, as well as Duke Ellington and Miles Davis.
A few months ago, part of an exterior wall of the club collapsed into the street.
Walker-Yeager said, before she could make repairs, the city declared it a dangerous building and is trying to take ownership of the property.
Read the whole story.
Developing . . .