We can talk about "vibrancy" or even "density" inside the loop but, nevertheless, Downtown Kansas City can still be a very dangerous place after dark despite the endless stream of hype from hipsters.
Accordingly . . .
CHECK EPIC DAMAGE FROM A SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVER THE DEMOLISHED PRICEY ART THAT COST KANSAS CITY MORE THAN $130K!!!
A quick summary of the sitch . . .
"Kansas City Police say an "errant vehicle" destroyed one of seven ceramic sculptures by Jun Kaneko. The work titled “Water Plaza,” was located at the Kansas City Convention Center and funded by the city’s One Percent for Art Program."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police want to know who destroyed an expensive piece of public art near Bartle Hall. City leaders told FOX4 a drunk driver smashed part of the ceramic Water Plaza collection. One local artist described this loss as "heartbreaking." The ruined piece alone is valued at $130,000.
One of the large-scale, hand-built and glazed ceramic pieces by Japanese-American artist Jun Kaneko was destroyed late in the evening on Aug. 12, in what police describe as "a hit and run, property damage incident." The damage is irreparable and a DUI investigation is pending. It was one of seven pieces titled " Water Plaza."
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