History of Kansas City Mac Properties

October 20, 2016

History and Conversion into Interstate Flats – 12 E. Armour Blvd.

  History and Conversion into Interstate Flats – 12 E. Armour  “It will be a unique, exciting place to live,” Peter Cassel, director of Mac Properties, said. “That’s the space where people talked about Twinkies, Ho Ho’s, and Wonder Bread.” The History This building, which once housed Hostess Brands, distributor of the world-famous Twinkie, has a future just as exciting […]
September 30, 2016

100-118 W. Armour Blvd Revival – The Colonnades

100-118 W. Armour Blvd Progress Photos  In 1921, the Kansas City Star called W.H. Collins “a man who was not daunted by early misadventures in real estate.” The builder is best remembered for developing a new style of apartment layout, “a floor arrangement that eliminated the long-hall type of suites that were characteristic of the first ‘flats,’” the Star said. […]
June 15, 2016

301 E. Armour – History and Conversion into International

History and Conversion into International – 301 E. Armour      History – 301 E. Armour Blvd The structure at 301 East Armour Blvd may have just looked like a dated office building in 2015, but the location has a rich history, as well as a bright future. The original owners of the 301 E. Armour Boulevard property date back to […]
March 8, 2016

Protected: Renewed History: Kansas City Living on Armour Boulevard

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February 19, 2016
A now peaceful home to our residents, Park Central is home to the assassination of notorious mobster, John Lazia

Midtown Mafia: John Lazia

On July 10, 1934, at 3:00 am, Kansas City mobster John Lazia arrived at his home in the Park Central Hotel after spending the night touring his nightclubs and gambling establishments. With him was his wife, Marie, and his business associate and body guard, Charles Carrollo. As Lazia was exiting from the car, assassins armed with a sub-machine gun and […]