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'KC Live' Kickoff to Light Up City
March 6, 2008
The long-awaited Power and Light District opens with a kickoff event in the Kansas City Live block at 14th Street and Grand Boulevard. The Cordish Company plans 150 events that include rock, country and...
Street level view looking west at the northwest corner of the 14th and Walnut intersection in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The backside of the Hotel President is in view. Area is part of the city's...
A Historic Makeover
AUgust 3, 2007
The Midtown Theatre, located at 13th and Main in Kansas City, Missouri, is expected to reopen in the spring of 2008 following a $28 million makeover. The new renovations include cabaret seating and several...
A Major Milestone for Downtown District
March 31, 2006
Article reports the passage by the Kansas City City Council of $115 million in additional bonds for the Power & Light District. This sum represents Kansas City's "largest financial commitment ever to a...
African American Community Generally Supports the Power and Light District Despite Lack of Information
Describes support of black Kansas Citians for the Power and Light District proposal.
AMC Employees Hit With Wage Cut After Power and Light Vote
Details how wages of AMC employees were reduced after the developers of the Power and Light District, and AMC subsidiary, received voter-approved public tax breaks for the project.
AMC to Revive Empire
July 15, 2005
''AMC Entertainment is joining the Cordish Co. in a blockbuster plan to return movies to the Empire Theater and energize the Midland Theatre complex with live music and housing.'' The joint venture in...
Biography of Stanley Durwood (1921-1999), Inventor of the Movie Multiplex
Bistro Joins Power & Light Roster
August 21, 2006
The Cordish Co. is to announce a new restaurant which is to be a part of the Power and Light District downtown. "Vinino, a bistro with cuisine from southern Europe and an extensive selection of wines by...
Block by Block
December 5, 2008
Kansas City Business Journal supplement about downtown development includes articles on Kauffman Center, East Crossroads, River Market, Power & Light District, and restored theaters. It also includes an...
Block by Block: From Blueprint to Build-up
November 18, 2005
A 48-page supplement to the Kansas City Business Journal included in the November 18-24, 2005, v. 24, #11 issue. It features the redevelopment and building going on in the downtown Kansas City area including...
Block Party: Downtown Kansas City Is Reborn in Power and Light
One-page description of Kansas City's "living room"and other businesses and theaters in the in the Power and Light District.
Bristol is Coming Back to KC
January 6, 2006
Article reporting plans by Houlihan's Restaurants Inc. to open a new, 8,000 square foot Bristol Restaurant in the Power and Light District near the H & R Block headquarters building. The restaurant, once...
Businesses Attempt Compromise with Centertainment
Discusses a proposal to relocate businesses forced to move by the incoming Power and Light District.
Can't Miss This Sign of 18th and Vine
May 6, 2008
"The city plans to erect a flashing neon or LED sign nearly two stories tall on the top of the building near the corner of 18th Street and the Paseo." The sign with its lights should be visible for a mile...
Centertainment Pursues Suit Against Petitioners
Describes the suit filed by Power and Light District developers to remove two referenda from the February, 1998 ballot.
Cosentino's Set to be Downtown's Grocer
September 8, 2005
Cosentino's Food Stores confirmed that it would open a gourmet grocery across from the new H&R Block headquarters being built at 13th and Main streets. The 30,000 square foot grocery store will be in the...
Developer Brings a Successful Record to KC Project
December 22, 2003
The Cordish Co., that successfully redeveloped Baltimore, Maryland, has been "invited to Kansas City to tackle another urban redevelopment flop, the battered blocks that are the legacy of the failed Power...
Developer Versus Democracy
Describes the process by which the vote on public funding for the Power and Light District proposal came into being.
Does the Power and Light District Have the Power?
Details the various issues surrounding the Power and Light District proposal as it goes before voters for public funding.
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