News & Updates

It’s Official!

It’s Official!

We have much to look forward to: Ray Washburne, Steve Summers and the HPV team have every intention to bring back ...
There’s More the to the Plaza than the Plaza

There’s More the to the Plaza than the Plaza

As we all anxiously anticipate the exciting news of a new owner for our city’s prized jewel, the Country Club ...
Kansas City Advances Vision Zero Initiative

Kansas City Advances Vision Zero Initiative

Kansas City has taken a significant step towards eliminating traffic fatalities by approving $4 million in funding ...
New Mexican Restaurant Opens in Former Jax Fish House Space

New Mexican Restaurant Opens in Former Jax Fish House Space

We are delighted to announce that Taha Mexican Kitchen is set to open in the former Jax Fish House space, adding a ...
MLK Parkway Closed at Brookside through Mid-July for KC Streetcar Construction

MLK Parkway Closed at Brookside through Mid-July for KC Streetcar Construction

You may have noticed the closure of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard for construction work related to the KC ...
Block Real Estate Services Announces Plans to Convert  800 W. 47th Street to Residential

Block Real Estate Services Announces Plans to Convert 800 W. 47th Street to Residential

Kansas City-based developer Block Real Estate Services has announced plans to ...
Mayor Lucas Expresses Confidence That Plaza Sale is Imminent

Mayor Lucas Expresses Confidence That Plaza Sale is Imminent

Mayor Quinton Lucas announces the imminent sale of the historic Country Club Plaza to Highland Park Village Partners. The Plaza District Council expresses optimism about the new ownership, anticipating significant improvements while preserving the Plaza's unique character. The Council remains committed to enhancing walkability, safety, and infrastructure for all district stakeholders.
New Pedestrian Bridge to improve access to MLK Playground

New Pedestrian Bridge to improve access to MLK Playground

Congressman Cleaver II secured $2.8M in federal funds to build/construct a pedestrian bridge that will connect the ...
Plaza District Public Improvement Advisory Committee Grants

Plaza District Public Improvement Advisory Committee Grants

A number of Plaza District PIAC grants were approved this winter - the most significant among them, $355,000 in ...
Improving the Plaza KC Streetcar Stop

Improving the Plaza KC Streetcar Stop

The Plaza District Council (PDC) has proposed several changes to improve pedestrian safety around the Plaza ...
Mayor Lucas is Optimistic About the Plaza

Mayor Lucas is Optimistic About the Plaza

During a presentation to the KC Downtowners on May 9th, the Mayor was asked about the Plaza. He ...
The Plaza District Gears Up for the KC Streetcar Main Street Extension

The Plaza District Gears Up for the KC Streetcar Main Street Extension

As the anticipated mid-2025 completion date approaches, the excitement surrounding the extension of the