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Crossroads Arts Distri...
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Harkins Commercial Pho...
2005 Economic Forecast
January 1, 2005
This issue's "Industry Outlook" section deals with the 2005 economic forecast as a whole and for this area. A roundtable discussion on the topic was held at Ingram's new offices in the Freight House District...
Addicted To Art, Byron Cohen Gallery Hits 10-year Mark
October 21, 2004
The Byron C. Cohen Gallery for Contemporary Art is now celebrating its 10th anniversary. It is a contemporary art gallery located at 2020 Baltimore Avenue in the Marietta Chair Building in the Kansas City...
Article describes the freighthouse Flats loft development at 2120 Wyandotte, in the Freight House District, north of Union Station and adjacent to the Crossroads Arts District. The building, constructed...
City's Renaissance Will Get a New Link
November 2, 2005
An unused Kansas City Southern bridge built in 1892 joining the East and West Bottoms will be moved to the Freight House District. "Kansas City Southern is donating the bridge. Kansas City Terminal Railway...
Crossroads District: A Story of Growth and Change
Article describes the Crossroads Arts District including some of the businesses there, the attraction and some of the challenges of the area.
Downtown Kansas City Skyline
View of skyline shot from Hospital Hill, looking northwest. Train yards and freight house district are clearly visible in foreground
Fiorella's Jack Stack Barbecue Restaurant
Evening view of Fiorella' Jack Stack Barbecue located in a building at 101 West 22nd Street in the Freighthouse/Crossroads Arts District south of downtown Kansas City and north of Union Station.
Freight House Condo Trend Grows
February 22, 2005
The 80-year old Westinghouse Building in the Freight House District is due to be converted to condominiums. It is located at 2120 Wyandotte Street. It represents the first for-sale residential development...
Freight House Hotel Planned
August 4, 2007
The article states, "The developer of the historic Freight House building, home of three upscale restaurants, wants to complete his original plan by building a 21-story hotel and garage nearby." The 120-year-old...
Lifestyle Conveniences, Tax Abatement Provided with Historic Lofts
July 21, 2007
Advertising article featuring 2029 Wyandotte St. historic four-story building being converted to the Frieght House Lofts.
Mama Mia: Lidia's Tempts the Taste Buds in Kansas City
Photos and review of Lidia's restaurant in Kansas City's Freight House District at 101 West 22nd Street since 1998.
Park For the Arts Proposed
May 4, 2007
There is an empty lot at 2100 Wyandotte in the Freight House District that some would like to see turned into a park. The PCB Building was once located on this property and was demolished two years ago...
PCB Building Razing Begins as Group Takes Step Toward Raising Lofts Nearby
February 18-24, 2005
Article describes plans for conversion of Westinghouse building at 2120 Wyandotte Street to condominiums. At the same time, the nearby PCB Treatment Inc. building is being demolished.
Public Session Slated on PCB Building Razing
October 9, 2004
Officials of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will discuss at a public hearing plans for tearing down the PCB building at 2100 Wyandotte St., "a toxic eyesore in the Freight House District." Demolition...
Frontal view of Studio Building at 212 W. 19th Terrace.
The Crossroads - Rich in history.
Article describes the history of businesses located in what is now known as the Crossroads District, between downtown Kansas City and Union Station.
Union Station Span to Open
October 5, 2006
Article reports the opening to pedestrian traffic of a bridge linking Union Station to the Freight House District directly to its north. The pedestrian bridge, incorporating an historic 1892 steel-truss...
Photos, map, and article about the redevelopment starting in the late 1990s of the Freight House District, an area of re-used older buildings between 19th, Broadway, and Walnut Streets and the railroad...
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