BKV Group Takes On The Challenges To Preserve Kansas City’s Midwest Hotel

December 21, 2021

Imagine being asked to salvage a century-old structure that was so dilapidated and overrun by urban wildlife that you couldn’t go in it, and then design a new building that would physically and aesthetically embrace it. This is exactly the challenge developer City Club Apartments brought to Taylor Johnson client BKV Group, which succeeded in revitalizing and incorporating the historic Midwest Hotel into the new City Club Apartments Crossroads Kansas City, which opened at the end of 2020. We took the story of the building’s transformation to REjournals, resulting in a profile that highlights the attention to detail BKV Group brought to the project. Read more here about how the firm’s extensive experience with historic buildings and passion for preserving craftsmanship delivered on CCA’s vision. Read more in today’s TJ TALK.


The restored terra cotta façade of the historic Midwest Hotel adorns the main entrance to the new 283-unit City Club Apartments Crossroads Kansas City, designed by BKV Group. The project involved an adaptive reuse of the hotel as the development’s amenities hub..


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