Kansas City Suits Announce Open House For South Loop Scheme

Let's not forget that the USDOT didn't think much of this project and PASSED on funding the highway cover up that is basically noise control for the downtown convention hotel.

However . . .

That isn't stopping our local biz class from pretending that their saving the planet.

Here is their continued pitch . . .

“The South Loop Project represents a rare opportunity to reshape Downtown Kansas City by creating a public gathering space for the region and a new destination attraction that will positively impact our entire community,” said Bill Dietrich, President & CEO of the Downtown Council of Kansas City. “We are profoundly grateful to H&R Block, the Bloch Family Foundation, and the H&R Block Foundation for embracing this state-of-the-art destination park.”

The $200 million South Loop Project is a collaborative effort led by the City of Kansas City, the Downtown Council, and Port KC. The South Loop is a catalytic project priority of the Imagine Downtown KC 2030 Strategic Plan, developed by the community under the leadership of the Downtown Council and the City of Kansas City.

“We know today, without a doubt, the importance of nature to the health of the human race. This project will change the lives of those who call KC’s Downtown and Midtown home,” said Jon Stephens, President & CEO, Port KC. “It’ll impress upon the millions of visitors the value our leaders place upon our built environment for all.”

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

South Loop Project reaches funding milestone; open house set for Tuesday - Downtown Council of Kansas City

The South Loop Project announces a $45M fundraising milestone thanks to contributions from H&R Block Inc., federal funding secured by retired U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, and private donations from local business leaders. An open house is set for Tuesday at the Kirk Family YMCA.