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18th and Vine District

Kansas City, MO 64108
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Still Needs Work

This is one of several areas of KC that thy have been trying to revitalize but other than a small... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jehenson81
via mobile
The Jazz Museum

I could easily spend a lot of time here. as a matter of fact I did. Fun to make your own mix and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
syl219
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Chicago
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Kansas City, MO 64108
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is one of several areas of KC that thy have been trying to revitalize but other than a small section of 18th Street, it still needs a lot of work. Many of the redone storefront are empty and boarded up buildings are mixed in...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 1 week ago

I could easily spend a lot of time here. as a matter of fact I did. Fun to make your own mix and jam.

Thank syl219
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the 18th and Vine District primarily to see the Negro League Baseball Museum. I had heard former Kansas City Monarchs baseball player Buck O'Neil describe it as an epicenter for black culture and entertainment. There are some redeveloped buildings including the museums, GEM...More

Thank GoVols79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in the District for a visit to the Gem Theatre for a Jazz Festival competition for middle, high school, and college jazz bands. The District is clean, welcoming, and full of history. There are some empty store-fronts just waiting for the right businesses....More

Thank travelsamc
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Flowing with history. Jazz Museum, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Castle Police Office, Arthur's Bryant's BBQ just down the street. This is a nice place for a stroll down memory lane...

Thank Pbaglaw
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

A lot of Black History. This establishment was awesome and educational.. A lot of unknown history. Thankful for the experience.

Thank Elonda L
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a must see when in Kansas City! besides eating BBQ this is a very historical and wonderful place to cruise and sight see. I used to visit Barker Temple COGIC when it was in it's hay day and sneak around the corner to...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We were in the 18th and Vine area when we went to see the Jazz Museum and Negro Baseball Museum. There are a few shops and restaurants in the area. Nothing big enough to make it worth a separate visit though.

Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed 7 November 2016

What a great area... learn about the history of Kansas City Blues (Going to Kansas City), and the culture of this area. Super friendly people, and amazing vibe.

Thank markj4golf
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Stopped and parked at this locale. Purchased several items from street vendors. Weather was in our favor and it was a good and inexpensive visit.

Thank veruynca62
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