ULI KC endorsed a proposal to transform the Barney Allis Plaza. Learn more about the project:
- ULI Panel Offers Bold Concepts to Energize Barney Allis Plaza – CityScene KC (By Kevin Collison)
Barney Allis Plaza, a dreary downtown centerpiece, could be lowered to street level and transformed into a large event lawn flanked by garden and “adventure” playground areas, all atop a new garage, in a $63 million redevelopment concept suggested last week.The proposal endorsed by an local Urban Land Institute panel assembled was one of four options suggested and would require much additional study. But it comes when major repairs are looming for the 980-space underground garage beneath the Plaza. Read the full article here.
- Not familiar with Barney Allis Plaza? A $63M overhaul could make it city’s ‘front yard’ – The Kansas City Star (By Allison Kite)
Standing at the corner of 13th and Wyandotte streets in downtown Kansas City, you might not have a clue you’re right next to a park the size of a city block.Barney Allis Plaza is hardly visible from two of its four sides. Along 13th and Wyandotte streets, all you can see are the walls that form two sides of the plateau the plaza sits atop and an entrance to the parking garage below. The plaza is underused; it has just three Yelp reviews. Read the full article here.