To be fair, when this part of town as at its most "artsy" the area was littered with heroin junkies and dead transients.
Now, here's a peek at the scheme to charge high rents to people who don't know anything about the HISTORY OF DEVASTATING FLOODS in this part of Kansas City.
"Architects adapted four industrial buildings in the once-abandoned West Bottoms neighborhood, and added a central courtyard flanked by existing murals created by graffiti artists decades ago. "
Even worse . . .
This hype report focuses on beautiful architecture but FAILS to mention so many homeless living in camps surrounding this location.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
Just a few blocks from shops, art galleries, speakeasy-style bars, and a handful of haunted houses, the recently completed West Bottoms Flats is now the area's only significant residential development. To attract residents looking for affordable rents near the city center, the developer requested small apartments, a challenge given the buildings' massive floor plates.