Every day, all year long, HKC works to revitalize historic structures that give our community visible connections to its past and lends irreplaceable visual character to the streetscape. Once a year, we announce the Most Endangered, a list of historic places on the brink of extinction and too important to lose. These places shape lives, and when they’re gone, they leave a void that can’t be filled. See our 2020-21 list HERE.
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In 2016, the city, a developer and Plaza area stakeholders reached a compromise agreement towards the development of a proposed hotel project, at 46th St. and Wornall Road. The plan proposes a 175-room Tribute… read more
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Owner, Hammer Out Design
John O’Brien is the owner of Hammer Out Design in Independence, and formerly the owner of the Dolphin Gallery in the West Bottoms. He originally opened the Dolphin Gallery on 39th Street, then moved…
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