In December, Kansas City lost one of the buildings on the National Register of Historic Places with the demolition of the old Board of Education building on McGee. Local architect Edward W. Tanner designed the building, which opened in 1960, in a mid-century modern style that was inspired by the iconic Mies van der Rohe.… Continue reading Historic Kansas City buildings are being demolished—can we do more to save them?
If you were to ask Arlene Ladegaard what makes her stand out from other interior designers, she would probably point to her knowledge of recognizing and utilizing scale in a space. The longtime designer and owner of Design Connection, Inc. can thank her residence in Europe for that—after living in Los Angeles post-college, she and… Continue reading Local designer Arlene Ladegaard shares illusion-worthy tricks for opening up a space
Overland Park Native Erica Mandy was tired of being a talking head. The former broadcast journalist, who now lives in Los Angeles, worked in broadcast news for ten years, reciting scripted headlines that she felt were alarmist and unfair. In 2017, she shifted gears to start her own current events podcast, The NewsWorthy. The quick-hitting… Continue reading How a news anchor from KC created a nationally-recognized podcast with over 10 million downloads