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Topic: Kansas City Metro

Where can I find an upscale neighborhood in Downtown Kansas City?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Country Club District is one of the more upscale areas of downtown Kansas City. It sprang up around the site of the old Kansas City Country Club, which is the source of its name. The district is home to the fourteen-square-block Country Club Plaza, an outdoor shopping and entertainment area with restaurants, cafes, shops, […]

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Where can I find a community with many recreational and sports venues in the Kansas City area?

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Wyandotte County, or “The Dot”, incorporates Bonner Springs, Edwardsville, and Kansas City, Kansas, and is governed by a single unified government. The area is home to NASCAR’s Kansas Speedway and the Kansas City Wizards soccer club. Over 150,000 people live in Wyandotte County, where they enjoy a relatively low cost of living and have access […]

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Where can I find a vibrant, sophisticated, up-and-coming neighborhood in Downtown Kansas City?

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Since the 1880s, Kansas City’s Library District has been a cultural and entertainment center for the city. The architecture is diverse and dates from 1881-1950; four buildings in the area are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The centerpiece of the neighborhood is the library garage, which was completed in 2004. The south […]

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Where in Downtown Kansas City can I find a neighborhood that is young, hip, and creative?

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Creative souls have a home in downtown Kansas City: the historic Crossroads Arts District. The Crossroads sits between the Downtown Central Business District and the Crown Center. The neighborhood was conceived by local artists, and their culture thrives there today. In fact, The Crossroads has become the artistic heart of the city, and it is […]

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Where can I find a blossoming Downtown Kansas City neighborhood with lots of green space?

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While Kansas City’s Financial District is home to many of the city’s banks, there is also a growing residential and retail neighborhood. Residents are attracted by the district’s many restaurants and its nearby cultural attractions, including the Midland Theatre and the Kansas City Central Library. As testament to its new face as a residential area, […]

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Where in Kansas City can I find a neighbohood that is lively, thriving, and a center of activity?

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The Westport area, which calls itself “the original Kansas City”, is rich in history. It was once an outfitting post for pioneers headed west along the National Trail System. The California, Lewis & Clark, Oregon, and Santa Fe Trails all ran through the towns of Kansas and Westport. The location made the area ideal for […]

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Where is Kansas City’s hottest neighborhood?

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The Convention and Power & Light District of Kansas City is more than just a tourist mecca. The area is home to Bartle Hall, the city’s convention center, and the Sprint Center Arena, an 18,500-seat venue that hosts major concerts, sporting events, and other shows. Connecting Bartle Hall and the arena is the Kansas City […]

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Where in Kansas City can I find an upscale neighborhood that isn’t too stuffy?

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If your taste runs to historic and refined, Quality Hill may just be the place for you. This neighborhood, on the west side of Downtown Kansas City, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Quality Hill was once the most fashionable and upscale area in the city, populated by the rich and famous, […]

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Where in Kansas can I find a neighborhood that has a mix of cultures?

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Just north of downtown Kansas City is the city’s oldest neighborhood, River Market. It lies just south of the Missoui River and offers a sense of neighborhood and community that is rare to find in an urban setting. This area is one of the most diverse in the city. Here you’ll find just about any […]

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What is living in Kansas City like?

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Kansas City, the largest city in Missouri, sits near the geographic center of the forty-eight contiguous United States. It is, quite literally, the heart of America. The city is known for its contributions to American culture, including jazz and blues and the world-famous Kansas City Barbeque. Other claims to fame include more than two hundred […]

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