Roaster’s Block is one of the newest downtown apartment communities in Kansas City. The historic building, which Midland Steel helped convert into a sought-after abode, and where Folgers once roasted and distributed their coffee, is located at the corner of Broadway and Eighth Street. The residents living in the 146 luxury apartments not only enjoy their upscale coffee bar, but also an outdoor swimming pool, complete with a hot tub, patio, grills and outdoor television.
Roaster’s Block Offers Residents More Than Just an Upscale Coffee Bar
Top of the List: Construction Projects
Capstone Awards 2017: Multifamily – Centropolis on Grand
The Centropolis took advantage of a site that had been vacant for decades to construct five stories of apartments, enclosed first-floor parking and a rooftop terrace. Midland Steel added extra support to the existing structure and put in new industrial stairs and balconies. The 56 units offer an average of 850 square feet for one- or two-bedroom accommodations.
Capstone Awards 2017: Mixed – Use 1914 Main Apartments
The 1914 Main Apartments in the Crossroads Arts District in Kansas City provide residents with striking views from their balconies in this walkable neighborhood. Each of the 44 one-bedroom units range from 730 to 940 square feet. Midland Steel worked on the existing structure and added new industrial stair rails and balconies.
German-American Building Top Stop on Uptown Tour
The German-American Building got a makeover by Mosaic, who worked to keep many of the building’s historic elements in the new design. Midland Steel strengthened the structural elements of the existing building and added a new stair tower. Get a firsthand tour of the what’s new for this historical building.