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Butler Brothers Lofts Coming Soon

Butler Brothers Lofts Coming Soon to Downtown KC 804   Building permits were issued today for 804-808 Broadway, also know as the Butler Brothers Building.  This historic structure, which is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, will be renovated into a modern residential project.  Constructed in 1909, the building currently sits empty on Broadway, it is one of only a few remaining vacant and blighted buildings on this important corridor.  Construction will begin in December 2014 and will be complete by the fall of 2015.  This project will provide more opportunities to attract new residents to downtown Kansas City, further enhancing the downtown area and supporting downtown businesses. The first through fourth floors will be converted into 30 market rate loft apartments.  The lower level will be renovated into a fitness studio, bicycle parking and resident storage. The anticipated residential unit mix will be 700 SF one bedroom and one bath apartments and 800 SF one bedroom and one bath apartments.  These lofts will feature reclaimed hardwood and polished concrete floors, large windows, soaring heavy timber ceilings and modern finishes.  Each loft at Butler Brothers has its own design and character. The history of the Butler Brothers dates back to the 19th century.  Founded in 1877 as a mail-order company by George H. Butler and Edward Burgess Butler.  In the 1920s, Butler Brothers moved into retailing with a chain of “Scott” and “L. C. Burr” stores. In the early 1930s, they developed the Ben Franklin Stores and Federated Stores, both of which were franchised five and dime stores. Most were in small towns. By 1936 there were 2,600 Ben Franklin stores and 1,400 Federated stores. In the 1940s and 1950s, Butler Brothers was one of the largest wholesalers in the country. Unlike many modern franchises, which seek to present a uniform identity to consumers, the Ben Franklin franchise largely benefitted dime store owners by making weekly shipments from their warehouses, where tens of thousands of items were kept in inventory. Not only could a store owner order merchandise on Friday and receive it on Tuesday to replenish empty shelves, but by consolidating shipments, saved a considerable amount on freight, and found it easier to manage his inventory. If you are interested in becoming one of the first residents at this exciting new downtown loft project please contact us today at 816-842-6544 or at: contactus@kcloftcentral.com  

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Spacious One-Bedrooms with Original Hardwood Floors

Spacious One-Bedrooms with Original Hardwood Floors Stuart Hall One-bedroom lofts are now open at Stuart Hall!  Ranging in size from 940-1,290 square feet, starting price is $975/mo.  Situated at 2121 Central, all units have original hardwood floors, w/d hookups, exposed brick, and extra high ceilings. Freight House Lofts at Stuart Hall was constructed in 1910 as a production plant for the National Biscuit Company (Nabisco). The massive brick ovens are still a historic feature in this building. Later the building was sold to the Stuart Hall stationary company which operated out of the building until the 1980’s. This one of a kind loft apartment building is located in the historic Crossroads District of Downtown Kansas City. These lofts are within easy walking distance of the First Friday’s art neighborhood, many fine restaurants, coffee houses and much more. The buildings state-of-the-art amenities package includes a fitness studio, tanning bed, and a sauna. The club room features a walk out patio and is filled with urban furnishings, kitchen, a large flat screen television and billiards. Welcome home you have found Stuart Hall!

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2-Bed 2-Bath Floor Plans with Amazing Views

2-Bed 2-Bath Floor Plans with Amazing ViewsIMG_0352 1401_LR Hurry before they’re gone!  Ranging from 950 to 1,400 square feet, prices starting at $1,215/mo – something for everyone! Located at the Board of Trade Lofts: Situated at 10th and Wyandotte in the heart of the Library District, Board of Trade is an innovative, historical renovation project bringing 14 floors of the city’s most contemporary apartments to life. Once renowned as the largest grain exchange in existence, the Board of Trade building was erected in 1924 as home to the Kansas City Board of Trade. Today, the building has been painstakingly restored. Great care was taken to maintain many of the original, ornate elements: the decorative terrazzo floors, polished Missouri limestone walls, and facade depicting the various commodities once brokered in the large trading hall on the 14th floor – now home to some of the city’s most luxurious penthouses. Board of Trade offers a range of studios as well as one- and two-bedroom units. Numerous destination spots are in short walking distance. Upscale amenities abound including a fitness studio, complete with modern machines, a Jacuzzi, spa, tanning bed, and indoor swimming pool. Residents will enjoy our computer center, equipped with wireless internet and our large social lounge with indoor putting green. Security is covered from top to bottom by courtesy patrol, keyless entry system, accessible security video feeds, and attached garage parking. On-site management, maintenance, dry cleaning pickup and delivery are merely a few of the countless other amenities also included.

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Downtown Loft Special

Downtown Loft Special – $500 Off First Month’s Rent LH_walkingtour_board_of_trade Board of Trade 2-bed/2-bath available now! $1,330/mo Receive $500 off first month’s rent with 13 month lease, must move in by 12/15/14. Situated at 10th and Wyandotte in the heart of the Library District, Board of Trade is an innovative, historical renovation project bringing 14 floors of the city’s most contemporary apartments to life. Once renowned as the largest grain exchange in existence, the Board of Trade building was erected in 1924 as home to the Kansas City Board of Trade. Today, the building has been painstakingly restored. Great care was taken to maintain many of the original, ornate elements: the decorative terrazzo floors, polished Missouri limestone walls, and facade depicting the various commodities once brokered in the large trading hall on the 14th floor – now home to some of the city’s most luxurious penthouses. Board of Trade offers a range of studios as well as one- and two-bedroom units. Numerous destination spots are in short walking distance. Upscale amenities abound including a fitness studio, complete with modern machines, a Jacuzzi, spa, tanning bed, and indoor swimming pool. Residents will enjoy our computer center, equipped with wireless internet and our large social lounge with indoor putting green. Security is covered from top to bottom by courtesy patrol, keyless entry system, accessible security video feeds, and attached garage parking. On-site management, maintenance, dry cleaning pickup and delivery are merely a few of the countless other amenities also included.

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