News & Updates

We’re Hiring: Operations Coordinator

We’re Hiring: Operations Coordinator

Plaza District Council 420 Nichols Road, 2nd Fl. Kansas City, MO 64112 www.Plazakc.org Title: Operations Coordinator Location:
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 neighborhoods to the north of Brush Creek, to arrive at MLK Playground just west of Prospect. (71 highway).  As Chris ...
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 funding to repair the cracked cement and broken bricks on the sidewalks of the Wornall Bridge over Brush Creek. The PDC ...
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 transit stop. We are pleased to report that KC Streetcar and KCMO Department of Transportation have welcomed these ...
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 replied: "The Plaza is still where you find our highest commercial office rents – still Incredible multi-family and frankly single ...
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 KC Streetcar to the iconic Plaza District is palpable. ...
Affordable Housing: Making a Great City

Affordable Housing: Making a Great City

Rents across the state of Missouri are skyrocketing. In fact, they are rising faster than in any other state in the U.S., according to Rent.com research. In Kansas City, rents have increased by 7 percent since January 2023, reaching a ...
Join Us for the Great Kansas City Clean-Up

Join Us for the Great Kansas City Clean-Up

Join us at the "Great Kansas City Clean-Up" on April 20th! Meet at Plaza Gondola Station to help enhance Brush Creek and our community. Participate in this vital effort to boost community pride and environmental health. Register today and contribute to a cleaner, greener Kansas City!
Inaugural Plaza District Summit Postponed

Inaugural Plaza District Summit Postponed

More information will be released as planning continues. Thank you!
Recap- PDC Community Event 11/16/23

Recap- PDC Community Event 11/16/23

At our first public event on November 16th, we hosted more than 150 members of the community to inform them of our work to date. Watch the presentation and please also check ...