Category: Historic rehab

Condemnation by imputation: Part 6, When I can hear it beat out loud!

30 April, 2014 (09:00) | Affordable Housing, Crime, Development, Discrimination, Eminent domain, Historic rehab, Housing, Income mixing, Real estate taxes, Section 8, Urban renewal |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 5 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.] By: David A. Smith Don’t tell me this town ain’t got no heart. When I can hear it beat out loud! – Grateful Dead, Shakedown Street Readers still following this analysis after five previous parts will have agreed with my conclusion, […]

Condemnation by imputation: Part 5, Just over-played your part

29 April, 2014 (09:01) | Affordable Housing, Blight, Crime, Development, Discrimination, Eminent domain, Historic rehab, Housing, Income mixing, Kansas City, Real estate taxes, Section 8, Urban renewal |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 4, and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.] By: David A. Smith Maybe you had too much too fast. Maybe you had too much too fast. Or just over played your part. – Grateful Dead, Shakedown Street By now, yesterday’s Part 4 of this detailed post had examined (and […]

Condemnation by imputation: Part 3, Nothin’ here that could interest you

25 April, 2014 (09:00) | Affordable Housing, Blight, Crime, Development, Discrimination, Eminent domain, Historic rehab, Housing, Income mixing, Kansas City, Real estate taxes, Section 8, Urban renewal |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.] By: David A. Smith Nothin’ here that could interest you. Well, well, well, you can never tell. It’s not because you missed out on the thing that we had to start. – Grateful Dead, Shakedown Street In yesterday’s Part 2 we fled from the peril of ’social […]

Condemnation by imputation: Part 2, You tell me this town ain’t got no heart

24 April, 2014 (09:00) | Affordable Housing, Blight, Crime, Development, Discrimination, Eminent domain, Historic rehab, Housing, Income mixing, Kansas City, Real estate taxes, Section 8, Urban renewal |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.] By: David A. Smith You tell me this town ain’t got no heart. Well, well, well, you can never tell. The sunny side of the street is dark. Well, well, well, you can never tell. – Grateful Dead, Shakedown Street Yesterday’s post opened the story of three properties along Armour […]

Robert Kuehn, 1942-2006

16 June, 2006 (09:24) | AHI news, Buildings, Historic rehab, Personal |

As I was heading home yesterday I saw CHAPA’s Aaron Gornstein, looking grim and distant.  He told me, to my shock, that Bob Kuehn of Keen Development had died of a sudden heart attack.  “And I saw him just this morning,” Aaron said mournfully.   At Bob’s gala 60th birthday party — held, fittingly enough, […]