TKC wouldn't dare question the historic value or public interest in the local home of an old school ball player who was better than most but had to wait until he was 42 years-old to play in the majors.
It's a forgone conclusion that this project will NEVER make back the cash invested but everybody seems happy about EPIC money dedicated to an empty museum in the midst of a housing crisis.
A bit more background . . .
"The home was granted $150,000 from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, through local partner Historic KC, to fund repair and stabilization of the structure. The local group Pitch Perfect KC is leading redevelopment efforts, which includes a partnership with the Kansas City Royals."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
Abby Hoover Managing Editor Negro Leagues and Major League Baseball pitching legend Leroy "Satchel" Paige's former home will soon be restored. The City announced the winning proposal to redevelop the house at 2626 E. 28th St. on August 9. The Paige family home in the Santa Fe Neighborhood was heavily damaged by fire in 2018.