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Ladd School Site, 3640 Benton Blvd

KCPS and the Oak Park Neighborhood Association hosted a reuse proposal presentation for the former Ladd site on Thursday, May 13. This was an opportunity for the community to hear about LocalCode KC’s proposed reuse for the site and to ask questions to the proposal team. Please see below for a copy of LocalCode KC’s presentation. KCPS requests that community members take a quick survey to share your feedback on the reuse proposal, as community feedback is an important component of the district’s evaluation process.

Oak Park Presentation

Feedback Survey

About Repurposing

The Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS), through its Repurposing Initiative, is taking an innovative and comprehensive approach to promoting the reuse/ redevelopment of 30 of its closed school sites. The Repurposing Initiative, which began as a yearlong community engagement and planning process to develop community-driven reuse strategies, has transitioned from planning into action. Guided by the community feedback and technical reuse assessments outlined in the reuse strategies, the KCPS is in the process of soliciting proposals and promoting opportunities to reposition these school sites so that they once again serve as valuable assets for the Kansas City community.

If you are interested in getting involved or would like to be informed of upcoming meetings, please contact us at repurposing@kcpublicschools.org.

Interested in acquiring a closed school site?

KCPS is currently accepting proposals/offers for several closed school sites (see below) through Block Real Estate Services. All proposals/offers will be evaluated based on project feasibility, qualifications/track record, and consistency with community goals. Click here for proposal/offer requirements.

If you are interested in one of the district's Repurposing sites, please contact Aaron Mesmer (amesmer@blockllc.com) or Adam Barnard (abarnard@blockllc.com) at Block Real Estate Services at (816) 756-1400 or contact the Repurposing office at repurposing@kcpublicschools.org or (816) 418-7725.

School Site Info

1211McGee

Contact Us

Shannon Jaax, AICP - Director
Jesse Lange - Senior Planner
2901 Troost Ave,
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 418-7725
(816) 418-7750(fax)
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