Steve Paul

May 2, 2014 5:48 PM

Slowly but unmistakably, downtown Kansas City rises again

From a distance, as with any skyline, a city’s vertically oriented core promises a destination of progress and prosperity. Up close, at street level, a city tells a story that can feel more like the truth. Successful cities balance the upward thrust of commerce with a vibrant, human pulse of everyday life on the street.

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