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Get to know the Historic West Bottoms
in Kansas City, MO

Nestled in the heart of Kansas City’s historic district, at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers, the West Bottoms neighborhood offers an unparalleled blend of urban charm and modern living. Experience the vibrant energy of the West Bottoms with its eclectic mix of quirky antique shops, trendy restaurants, and lively events, all within walking distance. Residents enjoy easy access to the scenic Riverfront Heritage Trail, the lively Power & Light District, and the artistic Crossroads area, all with close access to the Interstate and just 25 minutes to the International Airport. Our community boasts sustainably designed spaces and live-work opportunities making it a perfect haven for those who appreciate the unique and dynamic spirit of Kansas City.

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West Bottoms Flats Highlights

With walkability to eclectic hotspots, and close proximity to trendy arts districts, West Bottoms Flats has it all. 
  • Band playing at an outdoor show featuring a keyboard player looking out at audience

    Lemonade Park

    Lemonade Park is a new, relaxed outdoor entertainment venue featuring great food, drink, and live local music in Kansas City’s famous stockyards district. An ever-changing and continuous array of live music shows will keep you coming back to this community favorite again and again!

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    First Weekends

    Join the community to celebrate First Weekends — the First Weekend of every month — in the West Bottoms! Shop in a vibrant atmosphere that’s a mixture of KC’s agricultural roots and a fresh, contemporary culture that mindfully pays homage to ages past. You’ll find a staggering selection of shops to wander,  with a growing roster of entertainment options, food trucks, special happenings and more during these festive events.

  • Woman cyclist standing next to her bicycle while taking a drink from a water bottle and looking out at a river view

    Riverfront Heritage Trail

    The Riverfront Heritage Trail is a fully accessible 15-mile pathway designed for both cyclists and pedestrians. Starting at the riverfront, it meanders through some of the oldest and most historic sections of bi-state Kansas City. As the first trail of its kind in Downtown Kansas City, it connects various communities, parks, and exciting destinations, showcasing unique new venues and striking public artworks along the way. Historical markers placed along the Trail provide a journey through the early history of the region.

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    Power & Light District

    The dynamic neighborhood of the Power & Light District is located in the heart of Downtown. The District spans eight and a half blocks of exciting restaurants, entertainment, nightlife, shopping and amenities. It is easily accessible from all major highways and attracts millions of visitors each year.

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    Crossroads Arts District

    The Crossroads District of Kansas City offers an additional eclectic enclave of boutique shops, one-of-a-kind restaurants, creative businesses, studios and art galleries.  And don’t miss First Fridays — the First Friday of every month — when thousands of residents and visitors fill the Crossroads Arts District as arts organizations, galleries, studios, and a wide variety of businesses in the district feature local, regional, national, and international artists. 

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