Kansas City Stalls Historic Building Demolition Along Streetcar Line

A slap in the face to developers might signal that the new toy train isn't serious about big money supporting investment.

Neighborhood activists see this as a win whilst people with cash should take note that mean tweets before election season are remarkably effective . . .

"Kansas City Council unanimously passed an ordinance giving the buildings at 31st and Main Street historic designation status and prevent them from being torn down for three years."

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Midtown buildings threatened by demolition win historic landmark protections from Kansas City

A block of buildings at the corner of 31st and Main streets has been granted historic landmark status - and with that, greater protection from demolition - following a city council committee meeting on Wednesday. The committee voted Wednesday to advance an ordinance that would put the group of buildings at 3037 Main Street on the Kansas City Register of Historic Places.

Council votes to designate 31st & Main buildings as historic place

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A group of buildings at 31st and Main have been saved from the wrecking ball -- for now. The city council on Thursday voted to place them on the Kansas City Register of Historic Places. It doesn't permanently keep them from being demolished; it merely prevents that for the next three years.

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