There's a lot going on in the West Bottoms. The American Royal is moving out, and artists and craft beer enthusiasts are moving in. The area is also the recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, which will funnel resources into creative visions.
A look at how these changes will affect the West Bottoms, plus an update on the American Royal leaving the area.
- Megan Crigger, Director, Office of Culture and Creative Services for KCMO
- Julia Cole, Charlotte Street Foundation
- Kara Hess, graphic designer, Dazium Design Solutions
- Steve Vockrodt, reporter, The Kansas City Star