This billboard at 20th and Main streets (seen Thursday) at the entrance to the Crossroads district had been a sign of contention between the city of Kansas City and an advertising company. The City Council has voted to settle a lawsuit by the Lamar advertising company, which had challenged the city’s powers to condemn its billboard. The city argued the sign was a hindrance to beneficial development; Lamar contended that its property rights were at stake.
This billboard at 20th and Main streets (seen Thursday) at the entrance to the Crossroads district had been a sign of contention between the city of Kansas City and an advertising company. The City Council has voted to settle a lawsuit by the Lamar advertising company, which had challenged the city’s powers to condemn its billboard. The city argued the sign was a hindrance to beneficial development; Lamar contended that its property rights were at stake. JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star
This billboard at 20th and Main streets (seen Thursday) at the entrance to the Crossroads district had been a sign of contention between the city of Kansas City and an advertising company. The City Council has voted to settle a lawsuit by the Lamar advertising company, which had challenged the city’s powers to condemn its billboard. The city argued the sign was a hindrance to beneficial development; Lamar contended that its property rights were at stake. JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star

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