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Restaurants Struggle During Pandemic | Kansas City Architecture

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Caroline Kull
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KCUR
"We really have a lot of character," said Brad Wolf, Kansas City's historic preservation officer, of the city's buildings and neighborhoods.

Segment 1, beginning at 4:26: Restaurant owners face hurdles as they reopen under coronavirus restrictions.

Kansas City restaurant owners tell how reduced operating capacity and little government guidance makes safely reopening a challenge.

Segment 2, beginning at 36:58: Kansas City's historic preservation officer answers questions about the history of Kansas City neighborhoods.

The coronavirus has spurred more people to head outside, and some are observing previously-overlooked details of Kansas City's boulevards and buildings.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Luke X. Martin is associate producer of KCUR’s Up To Date. Contact him at luke@kcur.org or on Twitter, @lukexmartin.
Mackenzie Martin is an associate producer at KCUR. Reach out to her at mackenzie@kcur.org or on Twitter @_macmartin.
Elizabeth Ruiz is a freelance producer for KCUR’s Up To Date. Contact her at elizabeth@kcur.org or on Twitter at @er_bentley_ruiz