PortKC Shares More Deets On 'European-Style' Development Down By River

We linked this nightmare in the making last week . . . 

The basics:

There's an idea that taxpayer cash will create a paradise in a part of town known for hosting dead hookers. 

Here's the fancy idea . . .

“This is a fundamentally two-phase concept for a significant European-style, walkable, dense community that will meet or exceed the planning vision for the riverfront,” said Jon Stephens, Port KC president and CEO.

“It will complete the primary core of the riverfront as it was envisioned 30 plus years ago.”

Close readers might recognize the name of the spokesman . . . Not so long ago he also served as the hype-man for the P&L District which also never paid off.

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

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