Did Progressive Protesters Kill Kansas City Country Club Plaza???

Also . . .

Why have the efforts to revive the most iconic shopping districts in the Midwest been so pathetic???

Right now the Starbucks remains empty AND we've all politely ignored the fact that an anchor tenant quietly stepped away and backed out of the district following a major demolition. 

In the meantime . . .

At least the Kansas City Star is offering a "neighborhood guide" behind their paywall and in hopes that everyone forgets they serve as the main cheering section (outside Twitter) for a Mayor who chanted "Not Justice, No Peace" with protesters during a string of riots.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Shop, fountains, dragon boats & Spanish architecture? Your neighborhood guide to the Plaza

In the early 20th century, J.C. Nichols, one of the few wealthy real estate developers in Kansas City at the time, shaped the city by building homes on the streets south of Brush Creek. After World War I, Nichols had a vision for a shopping center near his housing developments.