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$250m mixed-use project to transform two Kansas City, Mo., school campuses
Co-developers Brain Group and Mercier Street have plans to convert the former Westport Middle and Westport High School campuses in Kansas City, Mo., into Park 39, a $250 million mixed-use development.
The live-work-play campus will be on 16 acres at 39th and McGee streets in the city’s Midtown district. The $250 million project’s centerpiece will be The Residences at Park 39, a 138-unit apartment community anchored inside the four-story former Westport High School.
The original brick-and-stone façade, the front entry and other aesthetics of the historic 1908 building are being preserved and restored.
Amenities include flexible work areas, fitness center, mailroom, auditorium transformed into modules, conference rooms, library and event spaces for groups large and small. In addition, two 10,000-square-foot plates of commercial space are available immediately south of The Residences, and a 3,500-square-foot building at Warwick Boulevard and 39th Street is ava