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Friends of the Plaza Announces Agreement to Repeal

Friends of the Plaza today announced that it had reached an agreement with Highwoods Properties that would result in the repeal…

September 17, 2011

Ten Former City Council Members Urge Plaza Zoning Appeal

Ten former Kansas City, Missouri City Council members from throughout the city have written the current mayor and city council…

July 26, 2011

Friends of the Plaza Begins Referendum Process

Friends of the Plaza today announced it had collected the necessary signatures to start the process that would…

May 05, 2011

Friends of the Plaza Statement of Position

A number of recent developments have occurred that directly impact Highwoods Properties’ proposal to build an office tower…

April 30, 2011

Friends of the Plaza Applauds Mayor’s Veto of Project

Friends of the Plaza, the grassroots group working to prevent construction of a speculative office tower on the Country Club Plaza, today…

April 29, 2011

Friends of the Plaza Begin Referendum Process

Yesterday the lame duck City Council ended its four years of controversy by overruling the City Plan Commission to authorize a massive…

April 29, 2011

City Council Committee Caves to Threats

Yesterday’s action by the City Council Plans and Zoning Committee was an unfortunate capitulation to those willing to hold our community…

April 21, 2011