South Kansas City Old Westridge School Burns Down

Here at TKC we normally don't post fire news links but this report is not only a sign of the times but a glimpse at ongoing Kansas City neglect of nice old buildings that were never repurposed or utilized by our amateur urban planner friends.

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Fire consumes old school building in KCMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, firefighters were called to a building fire near East 105th Street and Grandview Road on Monday. The call came in around 5:20 a.m. Fire officials identified the building as the old Westridge School, which is currently abandoned.