Posted with snark because LOCALS SHOULDN'T BUY THIS STARVING ARTIST GARBAGE PROPAGANDA. When healthy looking youthful folks dressed in shabby chic coming knocking . . . Make sure they pay FULL PRICE AND MORE when they ask to cut a deal in hopes of garnering dirt cheap property for flipping.
Here's "public" radio cheering their pals and targeting people lower down the food chain:
Kansas City's relatively new problem of affordable housing is also squeezing artists out of studios. That's especially noticeable in the Crossroads Arts District, which was a mostly abandoned area south of downtown when artists began to establish galleries and studios there in the mid-1980s.