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    48th Street Proposal

    August 2, 2022

    Another development is being proposed along Belleview (the southbound trafficway), north of W. 48th St. It lies to the west of Carlton Plaza and the Washington Irving Condominiums. The 4711 Belleview Mixed-Use Development project is a rezoning from District MPD/R1.5 to District MPD. 4711 Belleview is a mixed use, new construction project on seven vacant […]

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    7th Church/Cocina47 Proposal

    March 7, 2022

    ‘Ridiculous’ and ‘egregious’: Kansas City panel rejects nine-story Plaza high-rise!   On June 7th, the City Plan Commission unanimously rejected the development plan for Cocina 47. The developer, Overland Park-based Drake Development LLC, proposes building three restaurant levels under six full-floor condominiums for sale. The Seventh Church of Christ, Scientist at 604 W. 47th St. […]

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    Katz Drug Store Redevelopment Proposal

    June 14, 2021

    This iconic Kansas City building was built in 1934 as home to the first Katz Drug Store outside the central business district. It was the first major work by architect Clarence Kivett, who would go on to become the most famous and influential of Kansas City architects. It incorporated elements of both Art Deco and […]

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    31st and Main Street

    TAKE ACTION// SUPPORT HISTORIC DESIGNATION OF 31ST & MAIN STREET   CITY PLAN COMMISSION That recommendation now goes to the City Plan Commission on September 20th, at 9 AM at City Hall and via zoom.   WHAT YOU CAN DO: Support the historic designation of 31st & Main by submitting a letter or email of […]

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    Former Home of Satchel Paige RFQ/RFP

    The site is the former home of Satchel Paige, a Negro League and Major League Baseball player who was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971. Satchel Paige was born Leroy Robert Paige. His nickname “Satchel” came from his childhood of toting luggage at the train station. He is known as the […]

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    Westminster Congregational Church

    On February 25, 2021, HKC issued a press statement calling for the city to take extraordinary efforts to implement a safe standstill at Westminster Congregational Church. By that afternoon, the city had placed a hold on the demolition permit and retained a structural engineering firm to assess the building. Despite the recommendations of the structural […]

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    KC Playbook Comprehensive Plan Update

    HKC has closely monitored and kept our membership informed on the 2020-21 rewrite of the FOCUS Kansas City Comprehensive Plan. This new plan will set priorities and guide land development decisions related to revitalization of neighborhoods and commercial centers, quality of life, historic preservation, sense of place, quality design, heritage tourism, environmental stewardship, and other […]

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