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Union Hill Continues to Expand with Acquisition of Downtown Property Adding Nearly 100 New Apartment Homes



Redevelopment of Residence Inn on Main includes $190,000 donation of furnishings to Habitat for Humanity ReStore as part of transformation into Platinum style residences

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 27, 2017) – Union Hill continues to invest and commit to the downtown area with the acquisition of a residential development now preleasing for summer 2017 occupancy. The property located at 2975 Main Street brings 96 new apartment homes to Union Hill increasing its collection of properties in the vibrant downtown district. The new development is perched on the highest point of Main Street overlooking the downtown skyline and 260 acres of park land.
 
Union Hill will transform the property into its Platinum Living apartment homes with renovations and enhancements that include simulated wood plank flooring, gated off-street parking, an outdoor pool, and vaulted ceilings in select units. The new property, Union Hill on Main, will have contemporary features and open floor plans set back on a tree lined residential street that includes historic homes and plenty of green space. The additional residential development joins Union Hill’s 15 current residential buildings and more than 30 local businesses. 
 
Furniture and interior items valued at $190,000 from the former Marriott Residence Inn including 96 doors, 84 rooms of carpet, 96 nightstands, 48 coffee tables, 48 end tables, 48 accent chairs, 104 desks and chairs, 152 lamps, and 192 pieces of art are being donated to Habitat for Humanity ReStore. ReStore is a branch of Habitat for Humanity that focuses on salvaging materials in order to give the public affordable options to rebuild and restore the community. "We are so grateful for this generous donation from Union Hill and the impact it will have for our Habitat for Humanity Kansas City families,” said David Krumbolz, vice president Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City ReStore. “Thank you for helping us build strength, stability, and selfreliance in the Kansas City community.”  
 
Union Hill spans 16 blocks, nestled between Main Street on the west, Gillham Road on the east, the 31st Street corridor on the south and approximately 29th Street on the north. The combined residential and retail district with more than 1000 residents offers extensive green space, restaurants and retail stores for individuals that seek the feeling of a traditional neighborhood with the convenience of downtown living. 
 
Union Hill on Main
Union Hill on Main is home to 96 units, featuring studios, one bedroom and two-bedroom loft floor plans. The new lifestyle residences include contemporary features such as stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and smooth surface ranges. Select units also feature fireplaces, patios and skyline views. 
 
Union Hill on Main features, 2975 Main: 
  • 96 units with studios, one bedrooms and two-bedroom loft floor plans
  • Gated off-street parking
  • Union Hill Information Gallery staffed seven days a week to assist residents with package delivery, property services and leasing 
  • Open floor plans with furnished and non-furnished options available
  • Front load washer and dryer in unit
  • Select apartments feature fireplaces, vaulted ceilings and patios
  • Additional storage available (USTORE)
  • On-site management, 24-hour emergency maintenance
  • State-of-the-art private athletic club at special member pricing
  • Outdoor pool
  • Courtyard
  • Grilling station
  • Steps away from the Kansas City Streetcar and Penn Valley Dog Park
Local ownership, development, management and leadership ensure the success and stability of Union Hill as a neighborhood with dining, entertainment, services and green space. Overlooking Crown Center, Union Hill is near major employers and attractions, including Hallmark Cards, Liberty Memorial, Union Station, major law firms, the Federal Reserve and Hospital Hill. A short walk from the Crossroads Arts District, Union Hill preserves history and embraces the future of Kansas City with the Kauffman Performing Arts Center and Country Club Plaza as nearby neighbors. 
 
About Union Hill
Established in 1857, Union Hill is one of Kansas City’s oldest continuous neighborhoods with more than 1000 residents. Union Hill is a true urban neighborhood, spanning 16 city blocks nestled between Main Street on the west, Gillham Road on the east, the 31st Street corridor on the south and approximately 29th Street on the north. Overlooking the downtown skyline, the Union Hill district offers convenient living surrounded by green space, dining, arts, entertainment, fitness and some of Kansas City’s major employers. Union Hill has a more than 30-year history of local ownership and solid development that builds on its 150 years of history. For more information, visit www.unionhill.com or follow the latest at on www.facebook.com/unionhillkc, @UHILLKC on Twitter and Instagram or call 816-777-5900.