Kansas City 'Urban Village' Kaput

Quick development tidbit that is transforming into vaporware despite high hopes . . .

"The Housing Authority of Kansas City is set to close a search for new residential or limited mixed-use ideas for 6 acres of that land Wednesday. As a selection committee prepares to review proposals, some in the neighborhood wonder whether the city's Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority might modify, or even terminate, its deal with Columbus Park Developers LC so that some semblance of its original development promise could be met."

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

Columbus Park neighbors question stalled 22-acre 'urban village' plan - Kansas City Business Journal

Kansas City's Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority in 2007 signed a development deal for 368 residential units and 19,200 commercial square feet in the Columbus Park neighborhood.