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Filling In The Gaps Of Kansas City's Urban Fabric

Midwest-based Urban Coeur Development is combining historically rehabilitated lofts and commercial space with new construction townhomes to create a new boulevard park community in the heart of Kansas City's downtown neighborhoods.
May 14, 2003, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Along with other recent developments in the area, this burgeoning center of activity near Hallmark's world headquarters is welcoming recent announcements and activities from the IRS and the Federal Reserve, as well as Children's Mercy Hospital and the University of Missouri-Kansas City. "During the 1920s, that stretch of Gillham became the first concentration of auto dealerships and auto-related businesses in Kansas City, Hoffman said. By the 1960s, most of the commerce had moved out.When Hoffman and Gauthier came across the area a year ago while scouting opportunities for urban infill projects, the old commercial district had run out of gas..."

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Published on Tuesday, May 13, 2003 in The Kansas City Star


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