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  1. Mixed-use
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The ground was officially broken on 2600 Independence Ave this week! We’re thrilled and honored to have Mayor Quinton Lucas, Kansas City Fire Department, State Rep. Barbara Washington, families of the two fallen firefighters, Larry Leggio and John Mesh, join us for this incredible groundbreaking ceremony. The new mixed-use development consists of seven retail spaces […]
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Midtown Kansas City’s expansion of their streetcar line prompts Main Street development, bringing new opportunities to the Broadway Gillham neighborhood. Following the proposed extension of the Main Street streetcar line, FFV Partnership contracted b+a architecture to develop a mixed-use residential and retail building whose presence would replace a long-vacant eyesore and bring much-needed quality housing […]
  1. Design Response to Covid-19
  2. Restaurant & Bar
As long as humans have roamed the earth, we have participated in the communal activity of sharing meals. Togetherness is part of the human experience, as is sitting down to eat. When you combine the two, you get the perfect evening out – or, at least, that used to be the case. The global health […]
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When an architecture design or construction project goes over-budget, the most common way to mitigate concerns is through value engineering. However, value engineering is not based on cost-cutting alone. The true value of this process considers every possible option and never loses sight of the desired end result. What is Value Engineering? The term value […]
  1. Mixed-use
The Midtown Plaza, located at 3420 Broadway, Kansas City, is well on its way to entirely change the outlook of the area by converting the vacant office building into 117 multifamily apartments in Phase 1. The 8-story complex renovation is underway after a hold up of almost 4 years and is scheduled to be completed […]