Kansas City Tax Breaks For Katz Drugstore Tax Spark Feud

Corporate welfare on the new streetcar line has many locals skeptical about the public benefit and/or historic preservation that'll be remade as luxury housing.

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Developers Want Tax Breaks For Kansas City's Katz Drug Store, But Some Worry The Price Is Too High

Historic preservation groups and affordable housing advocates are butting heads over a proposal giving tax breaks to build an upscale apartment complex near the iconic Katz Drug Store. St. Louis-based Lux Living plans to fix up and use the historical building for a fitness center, audio studio, co-working spaces and other amenities.