Downtown KC news beat: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum sets $25M goal; Historic building at 2100 Grand slated for renovation; KC Current Stadium in 3D; Sales success from NFL Draft eludes small businesses, & more!
South Loop Project – the proposed urban park over I-670 in the heart of Downtown – captured the public spotlight during a community gathering last week at the Power & Light District. Click here to watch the presentation and take the survey (until April 25.)
Generator Studio is having a moment. The Downtown KC architecture and interior design firm is creating the world’s first stadium purpose-built for a women’s professional sports team. The $117M KC Current stadium will open next March. Learn more in this Member Spotlight.
Make plans to attend the second public meeting on the proposed South Loop Project on Tuesday evening, April 11. Attendees will review initial design concepts based on more than 1,500 survey responses regarding preferred Downtown park amenities.
The Downtown Council of Kansas City will honor the legacy of Mike Burke with the 2023 J. Philip Kirk Jr. Award in Recognition of Community Vision and Downtown Stewardship at its Annual Luncheon on Friday, April 14.
Downtown News Beat: Royals salute small businesses in ‘Welcome to the City’ campaign; Westside tortlleria advances in James Beard Award competition; Will office demand spark new Downtown construction?; and more news.
Downtown News Beat: Port KC to add beer garden to complement Berkley Riverfront attractions; FAA clears 13-story City Harvest building in River Market; Three Light reaches peak, as Cordish eyes next KC projects; and more news.
What’s shakin’ in Downtown: Mellencamp’s two shows at Midland; Yo-Yo Ma at the Folly; SF Jazz Collective at the Gem; Tommy James & The Shondells; Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in the Blue’; final performances of ‘Hamilton’ and “the ripple, the wave…”; & more!