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December 2021

2021 Holiday Party

December 1, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Belfry, 1532 Grand
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Join us for our “unofficial” Holiday Get-Together. It’s an ‘off the record’ UCG social gathering, kind of like an annual holiday party but no RSVPs and no name badges, simply show up and have fun. Also, you will be on your own for purchasing food and drinks. The Urban Core Group is welcome to celebrate the Holiday season at The Belfry, 1532 Grand (16th St Entrance), KCMO on 12/01. Street parking available, plus it's only a 2 block walk from…

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Season’s Greetings!

December 2, 2021 - December 30, 2021

May the holiday season find you and yours well and warm. From the KC Urban Core Group board The Urban Core Group has been a catalyst toward strengthening our communities and building value, pride and enthusiasm within our neighborhoods since 1995. Join us where we discover exciting new places in the metro.  Click to Attend An Event!  Members receive free entry to 11 events throughout the year.  Click here to Join!  Other memberships available are Partners/Couples and Premiere.    

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Happy New Year 2022!

December 31, 2021 - January 10, 2022

May 2022 find you and yours well and warm. From the KC Urban Core Group board News: UCG Board of Directors for 2022 The Urban Core Group has been a catalyst toward strengthening our communities and building value, pride and enthusiasm within our neighborhoods since 1995. Join us where we discover exciting new places in the metro.  Click to Attend An Event!  Members receive free entry to 11 events throughout the year.  Click here to Join!  Other memberships available are Partners/Couples and Premiere.…

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January 2022

Monthly Event Hosted at The Nonprofit Village by Cramer Capital Management

January 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Nonprofit Village at 31w31, 31 W 31st St
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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The Urban Core is excited for our first event of the year with special thanks to Cramer Capital Management for sponsoring! The intersection of 31st and Main has historically been an important one. It started as a crossroads for commerce, became an important transfer hub for the streetcar in the 20s & 30s, and remains one of our most arterial intersections connecting east and west. The Nonprofit Village building at 31 W. 31st Street, just west of Main Street, was…

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February 2022

Strategic Planning Month

February 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

We are taking February off for strategic planning but have these exciting venues coming up on our calendar.  On deck for 2022: March 23rd: Shipping Container Apartments at 30th & Summit April 28th: El Torreon May 25th: Community Christian Church (Frank Lloyd Wright) June: Katz (which may not be on the 4th Wednesday of the month) Meet amazing people who share an interest in the past, present, and future of our urban core. Learn about new projects and businesses in…

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March 2022

Monthly Event Hosted by Summit Studios

March 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Summit Studios, 2950 Summit
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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The Urban Core is excited to host our meeting this month at Summit Studios at 30th & Summit, Kansas City's First Multi-Family Shipping Container Development Most of us have driven up and down (literally) Southwest Trafficway for years. Until now, one would get to 31st Street and the scenery going south didn't show a lot of promise. As a matter of fact, the only two points of interest at that intersection were Channel 4 and One Park Place. Well that's all…

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April 2022

Monthly Event Hosted by El Torreon

April 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
El Torreon, 3101 Gillham Plaza
Kansas City, MO 64109 United States
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The Urban Core is excited to host our meeting this month at El Torreon!  The late 1920's saw the 31st and Gillham area have an explosion in development. Gilham Road was named after the designer of Kansas City’s streetcar system.    The El Torreon (the Tower) at 3101 Place sprang to life in 1927 as "the destination" event center in Kansas City. Its upper floor hosted some of the best-known dance bands in the country, Cab Callaway for one. At…

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May 2022

Monthly Event Hosted by Wright on Main

May 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Christian Church, 4601 Main St
Kansas City, MO 64112 United States
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It was 1940, and the Country Club Plaza was a shopping destination for people from throughout the Kansas City region. Just across Main Street, adjacent to the Fountain of the Four Rivers, leaders of the Community Christian Church were meeting with world famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright to design their new building. Their previous church had been destroyed by fire. The goal was to design a structure unique to all the world, a church of the future. Wright’s design was…

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June 2022

Monthly Event Hosted at Katz

June 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Katz, 3948 Main St
Kansas City, MO 64111-1923 United States
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The Urban Core is excited to host our meeting this month at Katz (which will be the fourth Thursday instead of Wednesday)! Everyone knows the Katz Drug name. A regional name synonymous with prescriptions and much more. While the Katz Brothers have been out of the picture for years, "their" building remains an icon at Westport Road and Main Street. A little history about who they are and where they started... At the turn of the 20th century, Ukrainian immigrants…

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July 2022

Monthly Event for July 2022 is cancelled.

July 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the unfortunate news that July's meeting has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. The annual barbecue is set for August 24th at Berkley Riverfront Park, 1298 River Front Dr, Kansas City, MO 64120. The timeframe has been extended from 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm. There will be more information coming soon so be sure to check back here for the most up to date information. We hope you can join us…

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