The once-dilapidated properties — five buildings in all that were the former West High, West Junior High and Switzer Elementary schools — have been reborn as Switzer Lofts after a $24 million renovation.
Watch as a fire destroys an room without a sprinkler system during a live demonstration at NFPA headquarters in Quincy, Mass., on November 3, 2011. In the room outfitted with a single sprinkler head (right), the sprinkler activated after 20 second
Kansas City Mayor Sly James gave the State of the City Speech on Tuesday at the Nelson Atkins Museum in Kansas City. James used the event to highlight successes, such as the downtown streetcar, as well as the ongoing challenges of crime and violen
Apartment 345 of the new Crossroads Westside complex that is currently under construction features an eye-level view of northbound Interstate 35. It's only about 20 feet from one of the main arteries into downtown Kansas City. This video was origi
The Wonderscope Children’s Museum of Kansas City at 5700 King St. in Shawnee is wanting to improve the experience for children and they are working with other interest groups to start a $12 million campaign to build a new, larger children’s museum
A street named for Betty Jean Jennings Bartick on Cerner’s Innovations campus, under construction in south Kansas City, will honor a Northwest Missouri State graduate who helped develop the historic ENIAC computer. Coincidentally, she’s a relative
To make way for a mixed use redevelopment, Metro North Mall at Barry Road and US 169 is being demolished by the Industrial Salvage & Wrecking Co. Everything but the Macy's building, which is being saved, should be down by the end of March. (Aerial
Overlooking the lobby is a gilded 11-foot likeness of the goddess of Dawn the helps set the ambiance to the art deco design in the main lobby of the newly restored historic Hotel Phillips that provides a glimpse into the past by maintaining the ar
Pat Clarke, president of the Oak Park Neighborhood Association, would like to see the owners of gas stations such as the one at Linwood Boulevard and Indiana Avenue be better neighbors and give back to the community where they do business.
Workers with J.E. Dunn construction worked high over the Loews Kansas City Convention Center Hotel site on Wednesday piecing together a tower crane that will be used in the 800-room project. The official ground breaking for the convention center h