Topeka's Urban Renewal project of the 1950s created a city gasping for breath, discouraging for a place once imagined to be a model of urban life.
Northbound on the Landon Trail after an S24O. Come help clean up the Landon Trail! We'll meet at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 28th, at SE 89th & Ratner Rd. Bring water to drink, work gloves, loppers or chainsaw. This trail is a real gem of the Kansas rail-trail network, but it takes hard work … Continue reading Landon Trail work day this Sunday
After learning in the span of a few days that Burger Stand is moving and that pipes are busting in formerly-occupied buildings, it's hard not to wonder what exactly is happening with the College Hill development. We’re currently about 15 years into the 20-year Tax-Increment Financing (TIF) cycle of the development project, so you'd think … Continue reading What’s going on with the College Hill development?
Sign up here if you'd like to attend the Zoom meeting tonight to discuss the Polk-Quincy Viaduct. KDOT and Bartlett & West are hosting the meeting. It runs from 5 - 6:30 p.m. The meeting will focus on "current design plans and timeline for replacing the existingbridge" and will also have time for questions from … Continue reading Polk-Quincy Viaduct meeting tonight