Helling: History Doesn't Favor Downtown Kansas City Construction Opposition

This op/ed isn't so hopeful for opponents of AN EPIC CONSTRUCTION SCHEME that now threatens to displace a great many businesses in the Crossroads. 

Even worse . . . For those of us who know the "behind the scenes" on this story . . . These folks owned their buildings whilst the some of the loudest critics of the Royals stadium plain in the Crossroads are mostly renters.

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"In those cases, and many others, resistance to “progress” has made headlines, but hasn’t stopped the projects. Kansas Citians say they’re sympathetic to home and business owners facing removal, but they rarely vote that way."

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

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Daryl Penner's family formal wear company was forced out when the H&R Block headquarters and Power & Light District were built years ago. From Dave Helling: