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The State of Kansas recognized this area for its significance to the community. The one-block district includes buildings built as early as 1896. The area was developed as the community's second downtown. In the early 1870s, the railroad was a greatly anticipated opportunity, but the Missouri River, Fort Scott and Gulf Railroad threatened to bypass Spring Hill if the town didn't cough up $15,000 to grade the land at the original town's site.
A perfectly executed meeting often comes down to the smallest details, whether it’s keeping your attendees entertained, or simply ensuring the parking is pain-free. Here, you’ll find resources to help answer any remaining questions—some of which you maybe didn’t even know you had.
The Courtyard Kansas City Downtown / Convention Center, located near the Sprint Center and Union Station, offers stylish rooms and an indoor pool. The free KC Streetcar line stops at our hotel, providing a convenient way to visit downtown attractions. The hotel features an indoor pool, restaurant and bar, and over 3,000 sq ft of meeting space. Enjoy views of downtown while you stay within walking distance of the Convention Center, Power & Light District, and the Crossroads Arts District.
Three Stop Hop is a series from Recommended Daily and Visit KC that lets you experience a neighborhood or corner of the city in three unique stops. For this outing, we head across the state line to visit Overland Park, KS.
The Downtown Council (DTC) is committed to creating a vibrant, diverse and economically sustainable downtown Kansas City, Mo. Downtown is the arts and cultural center of our metropolitan area, a model of sustainable development, a residential neighborhood, an energetic work place and a setting for entrepreneurial creativity. Downtown Kansas City is interesting, vibrant, diverse, synergistic, accessible, walkable and livable.
From historic renovations to brand-new properties, KC’s hotel renaissance is in full effect. Check back often as this page is updated regularly.
The Kansas City metro’s well-appointed venues include award-winning professional sports stadiums, state-of-the-art convention facilities and modern, multi-functional arenas.
EASY TO GET TO, HARD TO LEAVE
Positioned in the Heart of America, Kansas City’s central location makes it easily accessible by interstates and highways, as well as a quick flight from just about anywhere in the nation. And once you arrive, everything is within reach.