Kansas City Star employees vacate old building
Kansas City Star employees had their last day July 13 in the paper’s longtime, Italianate Renaissance building at 1729 Grand. e sta is moving into the glass-covered Press Pavilion across McGee Street, the paper reports.
City Star owner McClatchy sold the old building in summer 2017 to 1729 Grand Boulevard LLC, which is controlled by Kansas City developer Vince Bryant. e price was $12 million, according to county records.
McClatchy also owns the Press Pavilion in the Missouri city. Some 200 Star employees were in the old building in fall 2017, according to McClatchy.
Plans for the old building include potential o ce space and data center space, the paper reports.