World Cup is coming to Kansas City + Downtown news beat

This rendering depicts GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium during a World Cup match.

Kansas City scores! World Cup 2026 is on its way

FIFA selects KC as a host site for 2026 World Cup – Business Journal

World Cup 2026 gives KC chance to show off – The Star

Kansas City sports fans packed the KC Live! Block Thursday awaiting news that KC will serve as a FIFA World Cup host city in 2026.


Boulevardia, complete with music, beer, food, a makers market and a Ferris wheel, will move to Crown Center and Washington Square Park this year from the West Bottoms.

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‘Grand’ Boulevardia arrives at Crown Center this weekend

North Point unveils $122M transit-oriented plan to remake Park Reserve site

KCATA explores more east-west transit options; weigh in here

Hunt Midwest, Copaken Brooks join forces to redevelop former KCPS HQ

This now vacant block at 12th and McGee — with City Hall looming in the background — may be redeveloped with “something that has a lot of density.” Hunt Midwest has joined Copaken Brooks and an Oklahoma company as a partner in the project.