The City Council of Mission, KS, unanimously passed zoning ordinance amendments which include more stringent controls on any potential big-box development within its downtown corridor.
Aug 27, 2004 The Kansas City Star
Regulations recommended by Mission planners Monday may discourage plans to turn the Mission Center Mall into a Wal-Mart Supercenter.
Aug 22, 2004 The Kansas City Star
Great cities do not necessarily have impressive skylines, but 'streets, plazas and parks where people gather to shop, play.'
Aug 18, 2004 The Kansas City Star
Bruce Katz of the Brookings Institution summarizes the challenges faced by a region on the rise.
Jun 11, 2004 The Kansas City Star
An urban soil conservationist builds a backyard pond to stop his storm water erosion; now a local developer is interested in the idea.
May 17, 2004 The Kansas City Star
After years of expanding primarily in rural and suburban locations, the giant retailer begins to adapt to more urban locations.
Mar 23, 2004 The Kansas City Star
Disney theme parks--traditionally sensitive to the needs of people with disabilities--have banned the popular transportation machine.
Feb 11, 2004 The Kansas City Star
H&R Block's decision to build its headquarters in Kansas City's South Loop area marks a turning point for the long-neglected neighborhood.
Dec 22, 2003 The Kansas City Star
Kansans are outraged at a research study that scientifically concludes that the state of Kansas is flatter than a pancake.
Aug 9, 2003 The Kansas City Star
A favorable review of the regional mass transit plan for the Kansas City area.
Jul 5, 2003 The Kansas City Star