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 center, 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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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 center, 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 clubroom 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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Stuart Hall Loft For Rent

Stuart Hall Loft For Rent – One Bed/One Bath $975/month StuartHall50 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. Today Stuart Hall is home to a unique selection of one, two, and three bedroom loft apartments for rent. Come visit and discover a variety of completely amazing floor plans featuring large balconies, original hardwood floors, soaring ceilings and amazing views. This diverse collection of lofts ranges in size from 900 to 3,000 square feet. 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 building’s amenity package includes a fitness center, tanning bed, and a sauna. The club room features a walk out patio great for enjoying some home cooked BBQ or taking in the sights and sounds of First Friday. Welcome home you have found Stuart Hall!

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Featured For Rent – Fountains Lofts #803

2 Bedrooms – 2 Bathrooms 1,245 Square Foot $2000 Monthly $2000 Security Deposit

Unit Features:

o Penthouse o 25’ x 15’ Private Balcony with Tempered Glass Railings o Heavy Timber Ceilings o Exposed Brick Walls o Large Sky Light o Gas GE Range o Stainless Steel GE Appliances o Concrete Floors o Amazing River View o Full-Sized W/D Included

Building Amenities:

o Clubroom o HD Theatre Room o Fitness Facilities o Hot Tub o Tanning Bed o Tenant Storage o Covered Parking Available Fountains Lofts is an eight story heavy timber building located in the heart of the historic Garment District in Downtown Kansas City. Built in 1903 this structure is now designated on the National Registry of Historic Places. The beauty of this building is not only derived from its historic charm; it is also in an ideal location. Surrounding the Fountains Lofts are some of Kansas City’s greatest sights and sounds. Experience the vibrant culture of the River Market or the excitement of the Sprint Arena and Power and Light District. These attractions are well within your reach from Fountains Lofts’ centralized location at 8th and Broadway. A pampered city life awaits you at this luxurious development. From its breathtaking balcony views to its modern amenities, this distinctive home will cater to you! fountains3

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2 Bedroom Loft Apartment

Freshly renovated 2 bedroom loft apartment for rent in Downtown Kansas City available October 1st. Slider_Photo Soho West Lofts $1,250 Near Power and Light District, River Market, Crossroads and more… Soho West was built in 1907 as a seven story factory warehouse utilized by Noyes-Norman Shoe Company.  This historic property is located in the heart of the Garment District Downtown. The rapid growth of this area in early part of the twentieth century established Kansas City as one of the nation’s leaders in the clothing industry. Today Soho West is home to one and two bedroom lofts for rent. A variety of elegant floor plans featuring heavy timber ceilings, colorful brick walls and stunning views are available, ranging in size from 700 to 1,200 square feet. SOHO West Lofts is located in the Garment District Park in Downtown. This historic park is actually built on top of the old West Bottoms subway tunnel.  The building is within short walking distance of the River Market, many fine restaurants, the Phoenix Jazz Club and much more. Amenities include off street parking, club room, fitness center, sauna, and secured entry.    

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