• Admin Updates

    Hey all,

    If you haven’t realized, this site went a bit dormant the past couple of years. Not sure why, I definitely have enough pictures to keep it updated. I have been occasionally posting pictures elsewhere with this site’s watermark; will try to work on getting those pictures actually on this site.

    Will probably push some drafts out that were all ready to go before I just sat them down and forgot.

    Also, that email I have on the side of every page has also been apparently inoperative for a significant amount of time. Yay. I did some back-end work this morning to hopefully straighten that out.

  • The Residences at New Longview – August 2015

    Some info on this site is out of date. In the last couple of years, the undeveloped land at New Longview went through a “friendly foreclosure” and now a company called Mariner from Leawood owns the land. They moved forward with building more apartments, and many of those buildings are now ready for occupancy.

    This post shows progress on the new apartment buildings as well as some shots from around the neighborhood.


    South Dairy Barn



    An apartment building fills the gap between the dairy barns.



    Looking towards the South Dairy Barn.



    North Dairy Barn



    North Dairy Barn



    North Dairy Barn, looking towards older apartments



    North Dairy Barn, looking towards old and new apartments



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    North Dairy Barn



    The first building to be completed. Occupied.


    A row of apartment buildings.



    Still working. School in the distance.



    The office is the building on the left.



    Longview Chapel got a mini-bell tower for it’s 100th birthday.



    Stirring up dirt.

  • KC Streetcar Progress – April 2015

    Took these along the line a couple weeks ago, but as usual, there’s some lag between when I take pictures and when I get time to process and post them on this site.

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    Looking south in the 1600 block of Main.


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    Looking south in the 1200 block of Main.


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    Looking south in the 1200 block of Main at a sign stating the obvious.


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    A man crosses over a trench at 10th and Main.


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    Crews hard at work in the 700 block of Main.


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    The Muse of Missouri watches over construction.


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    The first streetcar stop, right outside of Anton’s.

  • One Light Progress – April 2015

    Here’s an assortment of views around the new One Light tower. It is located on the northwest corner of 13th and Walnut Streets. These pictures were taken on April 25th, and I believe the tower is very close to being topped off at its 25 story height.

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