Exterior photo of Pickwick Building

Pickwick Plaza

The historic Pickwick Plaza, built in 1930, was a landmark of downtown Kansas City and an early example of a mixed-use urban center. The massive 360,000 square-foot complex occupies three-quarters of a city block on

Exterior photo of the Westin from above

Crown Center Hotel

Constructed towards the end of the Brutalist style's influence in American architecture, the Westin at Crown Center embodies the core traits of Brutalism in a dramatic design that incorporates the site's natural topography to create

Lee's Summit Post Office Exterior

Lee’s Summit Post Office
Bridge Space

The rehabilitation of the Lee’s Summit Post Office into Bridge Space, a coworking space, is a great example of a creative adaptive re-use of a common building type that exists in most communities. The post

Charless Place Exterior

Home of the Friendless
Charless Place

The former Home of the Friendless, now called Charless Place, utilized historic tax credits to rehabilitate a senior housing complex comprised of eleven separate sections and additions constructed between c. 1850 and 1995. The developer

21C Hotel Exterior

Savoy Hotel
21c Museum Hotel

The Savoy Hotel has the distinction of being the oldest surviving hotel in Kansas. Built in phases from c. 1888 to 1916, it has served the traveling public almost continuously for over 130 years. By

The Interstate Building
Holiday Inn Express

The Interstate Building was completed in 1915. The six-story concrete and brick office building communicates the Chicago style with Sullivanesque ornamentation. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008, allowing

Pendergast and Pabst Buildings
Crossroads Hotel

The Crossroads Hotel adapted two vacant, historic commercial buildings in the heart of Kansas City’s art district to create a boutique hotel showcasing the buildings’ industrial character. Both buildings are in the Crossroads Historic Freight

Blenheim School
Blenheim School Apartments

The project utilized state and federal historic tax credits, along with Low Income Housing Tax Credits to transform the vacant school into affordable senior housing. The adaptive re-use retained the primary spaces such as corridors