The fate of Kemper Arena is being disputed by two Kansas City parties. The American Royal would like to demolish it, as proposed in October 2011, to create room for a smaller agricultural and multipurpose center. Foutch Brothers, a Kansas City development firm, is fighting to preserve it.
On today's Central Standard, we discuss the arguments on both sides of the issue and the potential results of each plan.
- Steve Paul, editorial columnist at The Kansas City Star