On Tuesday night, the Kansas City chapter of the American Institute of Architects named Helix as the 2016 Firm of the Year. The award is a symbol of extraordinary leadership in advancing the cause of architecture and its role in improving the quality of the built environment.
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, the West Bottoms was home to churches, public buildings, schools and residents, until the floods of 1903 and 1951 led occupants of the river basin to seek higher ground, leaving behind a ghost town of abandoned buildings. That's finally starting to change, thanks to residents and stakeholders who have a greater vision for the community.
Boulevard Brewing Co. is expanding and giving fans and visitors another way to experience the city’s most beloved libations. The new, highly anticipated Boulevard Brewing visitor’s center is scheduled to open late June and is expected to accommodate more visitors and allow for a more inclusive Boulevard experience.