Artist Fernando Achucarro paints late into the night in his home studio on Independence Avenue. The dark and moody images he conjures often rely on the glow of streetlights, candles and dimly-lit lamps. Many were inspired by the loss and trauma of life.
Pendleton Heights is Kansas City's second oldest residentially-designed neighborhood, with the vibrant Scarritt Renaissance neighborhood right nearby. Here's your guide to exploring the area's historic Victorian homes, notable landmarks, parks and community gardens.