Here's the real deal . . .
bribe sponsor a great deal of local journalism and so we're always kind of skeptical about reports on building progress.
In fact . . . Developers and urban planners drive a great deal of the local discourse amongst the cowtown elites because Kansas City politics is really just an exercise in sketchy bid rigging.
Nevertheless . . .
An iconic structure in Midtown in undergoing a renovation and this update seems somewhat neutral:
Aided by a City Council-approved tax incentive package, St. Louis developer Lux Living plans to turn the former drug store into amenities for a 192-unit luxury apartment complex that Lux is developing nearby at a cost of $37.6 million. The developer’s plan calls for constructing a fitness center, rooftop pool, audio studio and co-working spaces for apartment residents.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
The historic Katz Drug Store building standing on the corner of Westport Road and Main Street in midtown Kansas City is getting a major face lift. The roof has been removed, exposing the steel frame of the building, the back wall has been torn out and wired fences surround the block.