Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Kansas City Considers Downtown Future After Coronavirus Killed Development

Take a peek at locals desperately clinging to the Crossroads streetcar boom that died after a horrific shooting and was buried with the coronavirus pandemic. The chatter is hopeful and also completely separate from the current economic reality that has already lasted longer that most expected.

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What do you imagine for the future of Downtown?

The first Imagine Downtown KC Virtual Community Workshop was carried out on July 14, 2020 - with 165 participants. Julie Pierce, Downtown Council chair, Mayor Quinton Lucas, and 4th District Councilman Eric Bunch delivered opening remarks to launch the community workshop. Their comments highlighted the importance of this planning process to Downtown's future.

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hmmm... a howling wilderness of failed bars and restaurants surrounded by Section 8 loft Apartments that haven't had any maintenance in a decade?

Anonymous said...

But not long ago downtown was a vibrant diverse urban mecca with huge crowds of sophisticated loft and apartment residents enjoying the countless galleries, entertainment, and upscale restaurants.
The city that never sleeps!
And THE streetcar!
All swept away by a little virus?
Gregor Potemkin would be proud.

Bandit said...

"What do you imagine for the future of Downtown?"
New Detroit. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!! Thanks Q Ball!

Anonymous said...

^^Dull. Played out. Move on.

Anonymous said...

I imagine a place where my car won't be broken into, where building architecture doesn't create a sidewalk urinal, and stinky vagrants aren't yelling at me for money.

Anonymous said...

All swept away by the numbskull mayor Boy Blunder and his psycho health director Rex Archer. Lock down all the things! There is a virus out there!

Anonymous said...

Get a fork, KCMO is dead.

Anonymous said...

Oh Chimpy. Learn to reply! Bandit owns you every day, every thread.

Bandit said...

Living in his head rent free is driving him further into insanity. There's no way to collect rent or evict me and he knows it.

Anonymous said...

^^riveting

Anonymous said...

Whatever. City will still have to pay millions annually to Power & Light developers, even if no one there. We have to honor our obligations, ya know.