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    Ashland
    4610 E. 24th Street
    Kansas City, MO 64127

    The Board of Education and the City of Kansas City, Missouri City Council have authorized the execution of a non-binding agreement between the City of Kansas City Missouri and KCPS that would facilitate the transfer of Ashland from KCPS to the City for parkland and recreational purposes. Kansas City Missouri Parks and Recreation Department staff has expressed interest in partnering with Boys and Girls Club for the use/maintenance of site improvements.

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    2630 Topping
    Kansas City, MO 64129

    KCPS currently accepting proposals through Block Real Estate Services.

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    Bingham Middle School
    7618 Wyandotte
    Kansas City, MO 64114

    In response to requests from the community, KCPS hired Midland Wrecking, Inc to perform the abatement and demolition of the former Bingham Middle School, 7618 Wyandotte St. Work commenced in April 2016 and was substantially complete in November 2016.  KCPS will hold community discussions in early 2017 to discuss interim use possibilities at the site.

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    Blenheim

    2411 E. 70th Terrace
    Kansas City, MO 64132 
     
    KCPS and Sunflower Development Group (SDG) have entered into a contract for the purchase of the Blenheim site. SDG proposes the historic conversion of the school into 52 affordable senior rental units with integrated social services provided to residents by Phoenix Family Housing. On Dec 2, 2016, MHDC awarded Low Income Housing Tax Credits(LIHTC) to the project. Sunflower expects to begin construction in Summer 2017 and to have the building open for residents in Summer 2018. The Tri-Blenheim Neighborhood Association has endorsed Sunflower's redevelopment proposal and believes that it "could be a catalyst for other developments in our area". 

    Bryant
    319 Westover Road
    Kansas City, MO 64113

    KCPS has determined that Bryant is needed for future KCPS use through the Master Planning process. The district is currently working with representatives of Wornall Homestead, Countryside and Country Club Homes neighborhood associations to identify interim solutions.

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    Chick
    4101 E. 53rd
    Kansas City, MO 64130

    At the request of the Sheraton Estates and SPENA Neighborhood Associations, KCPS demolished the Chick site in 2014.  KCPS transferred the site to the City of Kansas City, Missouri in December 2016. The site falls within the Mt. Cleveland Neighborhood Action Plan area, one of the City’s targeted areas for development, and will be held by the City for future housing development.

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    Douglass
    2640 Belleview
    Kansas City, MO 64108

    KCPS sold Douglass to Guadalupe Center, Inc. on July 2, 2012, for the relocation of the Alta Vista High School. The school opened in Fall 2013. In Fall 2015, the High School relocated to another site and the Alta Vista Middle School moved to Douglass.

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    Dunbar
    5419 E 36th Street

    Kansas City, MO 64129

    KCPS is pleased to announce that the former Dunbar School, will soon serve as the new home for Carousel Cares, an adult day care facility. Carousel Cares has been in operation for over 13 years, serving people all over Kansas City. Carousel Cares held a ribbon-cutting and open house event on September 8, 2016.

     

    Fairview
    3850 Pittman Road

    Kansas City, MO 64133

    Fairview shares a site with Pitcher School and does not represent a strong candidate for sale. Block Real Estate Services is accepting lease proposals on a first come, first serve basis.               

    Franklin
    3400 Highland
    Kansas City, MO 64109

    KCPS is soliciting offers for the site through Block Real Estate Services. An open house is scheduled for April 19, 2017 at 10:30am. Offers are due by June 30, 2017.

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    Graceland
    2803 E. 51st Street
    Kansas City, MO 64130

    KCPS sold Graceland to Swope Corridor Renaissance/Upper Room on December 14, 2012, for the development of a community center. The dedication of the Mary L. Kelly Community Center was held on September 17, 2013, and now serves the Town Fork Creek and Blue Hills neighborhoods.

    Greenwood
    3711 East 27th Street
    Kansas City, MO 64128

    Due to its condition, Greenwood is a candidate for demolition. The Historic East Neighborhood Coalition and the South Round Top Neighborhood Association have requested the building be demolished. KCPS has recently conducted an environmental assessment that is required before demolition can proceed and is working to identify funding to proceed with environmental abatement and demolition. 

    Ladd
    3640 Benton Blvd
    Kansas City, MO 64128

    On Oct 24, 2016, Palestine Economic Development Corporation presented its proposal for an assisted living center.  Click HERE for a copy of the presentation. Click HERE for notes from the meeting. KCPS is collecting community feedback about the proposal until Nov 9: FEEDBACK FORM.         

     

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    Longan                                                                                                           3421 Cherry
    Kansas City, MO 64111

    KCPS sold the Longan School to Academie Lafayette on March 23, 2012, for use as its K-2 school. The building is now known as Academie Lafayette, Cherry Street Campus. 

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    Marlborough
    1300 E. 75th
    Kansas City, MO 64131

    On Jan 25, 2017 KCPS entered into a contract with Exact Partners, LLC to redevelop Marlborough for market rate housing. The sale is expected to close in Summer 2017. Click HERE for a copy of the presentation that Exact Partners, LLC made to the community in October 2016. Click HERE for notes from the meeting.  

    For more information about other efforts in Marlborough, go to wearemarlborough.com.   

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    McCoy
    1524 White Avenue
    Kansas City, MO 64126

    With support from the Blue Valley Neighborhood Association (BVNA), KCPS demolished McCoy in Fall 2013. During the Summer 2013, BVNA worked with 360 Architecture to develop a conceptual site plan through a series of public meetings with local stakeholders, CLICK HERE for details. PIAC funds were secured in 2015 to construct park/playground improvements on the site. Phase I park improvements were installed in Fall 2016. In December 2016, KCPS transferred the site to the Parks & Recreation Department.  

    Meservey
    4210 E. 45th Street
    Kansas City, MO 64130

    Block Real Estate Services is accepting proposals on a first come, first serve basis.

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    Moore
    4510 Linwood Blvd

    Kansas City, MO 64128

    W.E.B. DuBois Learning Center (DLC) purchased the site in August 2016 after leasing the site since December 2012. DLC, which has served more than 10,000 students since 1973, offers free tutoring services to students/residents in Math, Reading and Science.  

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    Northeast Middle
    4904 Independence Avenue
    Kansas City, MO 64124

    Northeast Middle was reopened in the Fall of 2014. The school currently serves more than 600 7th grader and 8th graders in a fully renovated building tailored to middle school learning styles. For more information about KCPS middle schools go to Northeast Middle's website.

    Pershing
    5915 Park
    Kansas City, MO 64130

    Block Real Estate Services is accepting proposals on a first come, first serve basis.

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     Pinkerton

    6409 Agnes
    Kansas City, MO 64132

    KCPS sold the Pinkerton School to Hogan Preparatory Academy on January 15, 2013, for use as its middle school. The school opened in Fall 2013.

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    Robeson

    8201 Holmes
    Kansas City, MO 64131

    KCPS hosted a reuse proposal presentation for the community on March 6, 2017 (Q&A Summary). CLICK HERE for information about the proposal. CLICK HERE for the KC Star review of the reuse proposal. KCPS is collecting feedback from community members until March 17. CLICK HERE for the feedback form.  

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    Seven Oaks
    3711 Jackson Avenue

    Kansas City, MO 64128

    KCPS sold Seven Oaks to Seven Oaks Estates, LP on May 24, 2013, for reuse as senior housing.  Construction was complete in Summer 2014.  Several of the building's new residents are former students of the elementary school.  

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    Swinney
    1106 W. 47th Street

    Kansas City, MO 64112

    KCPS sold Swinney to a partnership between Kansas City Sustainable Development Partners, LLC and Dalmark for use as housing + office in May 2014. Construction was complete in March 2016.

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    Switzer - Old West

    1829 Madison Avenue
    Kansas City, MO 64108

    KCPS sold West-Switzer and Switzer Annex to Foutch Brothers, LLC for use as a mixed-used development on January 8, 2015. Construction commenced in July 2015 and is expected to be complete in 2016. For additional information about the development project and community feedback, CLICK HERE.

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    Switzer Annex
    1810 Madison Avenue

    Kansas City, MO 64108

    KCPS sold West-Switzer and Switzer Annex to Foutch Brothers, LLC for use as a mixed-used development on January 8, 2015. Construction commenced in July 2015 and is expected to be complete in 2016. For additional information about the development project and community feedback, CLICK HERE.

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    Thacher
    5008 Independence Avenue
    Kansas City, MO 64124

    On February 25, 2015, the KCPS School Board approved the demolition of Thacher to better serve Northeast Middle students with expanded field space. The demolition of Thacher was completed in September 2015. The site is currently under construction for athletic fields and KCPS is working with the community on a Thacher memorial. On July 18, 2016, KCPS presented memorial options at the Indian Mound neighborhood association meeting. Options can be viewed HERE. Additional community feedback will be taken during meetings in January 2017.

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    West Rock Creek
    8820 E 27th Street

    Kansas City, MO 64129

    The Board of Education and the City of Kansas City, Missouri City Council have authorized the execution of a non-binding agreement between the City of Kansas City and KCPS that would facilitate the transfer of West Rock Creek from KCPS to the City for parkland and recreational purposes after the demolition of the building by KCPS. The Parks and Recreation Department has expressed interest in combined the 14 acres site with the adjacent West Rock Creek Park.

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    Westport High
    315 E 39th Street
    Kansas City, MO 64111

    Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) sold Westport High to Sustainable Development Partners Kansas City (SDPKC) on August 12, 2016. SDPKC has proposed a mixed-use redevelopment that includes the adaptive reuse of the historic school. The sale of Westport High allows SDPKC to move forward with its goal for an integrated redevelopment of the two Westport schools, also known as Westport Commons.  

     

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    Westport Middle
    300 E 39th Street

    Kansas City, MO 64111

    KCPS sold Westport Middle to Sustainable Development Partners Kansas city (SDPKC) for reuse as a mixed-use development on January 27, 2014. On March 23, 2015, KCPS approved changes to the original development proposal, which removed the residential component of the project and incorporated additional non-profit/commercial uses. Grounds will be used for urban farming/gardening to promote healthy living. Construction commenced in Winter 2016.

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    Willard 

    5015 Garfield Avenue
    Kansas City, MO 64130

    KCPS transferred the site to the City of Kansas City, Missouri in December 2016.  The Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department will be working with the neighborhood to develop a reuse strategy for the site, which may include demolition.