Search Press Releases

Press Release Archive

Press Releases

  |   Views: 4879

Lee’s Summit Recognizes Organization for Historic Preservation of Downtown Building

Lee’s Summit Recognizes Organization for Historic Preservation of Downtown Building

The City of Lee’s Summit Historic Preservation Commission is proud to announce the selection of Cityscape Residential for the 2022 Graves/Hale Historic Preservation Award. The award is presented annually to individuals or organizations that demonstrate a significant contribution to preserving the history of Lee’s Summit.

Cityscape Residential was selected for the restoration and adaptive reuse of the 1922 Methodist Church located at 114 SE Douglas St. in downtown Lee’s Summit. The restored building has been converted into the luxurious Elevate 114, a high-end residential apartment complex for people looking to be part of the historic downtown community.

The Historic Preservation Commission established the Graves/Hale Historic Preservation Award in 2004, to honor the work of Lee’s Summit historians, Frank Graves and Don Hale. The annual award recognizes those who have demonstrated a commitment to interpreting, retaining and promoting the preservation and adaptive reuse of buildings, districts, structures and cultural landscapes in Lee’s Summit.

The award will be presented to Cityscape Residential at the grand opening celebration of Elevate 114 Apartments on June 14.

Print

Latest Press Releases

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport Hangar 2
Groundbreaking Ceremony for Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport Hangar 2

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport Hangar 2

The City of Lee’s Summit will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on April 18 at 1:30 p.m. to mark the start of a $16.8 million project to construct a new hangar at the Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport. The ceremony is open to the public and will take place at the airport’s east apron located at 2740 NE Hagan Road. The project includes infrastructure development and a 50,000 square foot state-of-the-art hangar with 30,000 square feet dedicated to...
City of Lee’s Summit Fire Station No. 4 To Be Unveiled on April 4
City of Lee’s Summit Fire Station No. 4 To Be Unveiled on April 4

City of Lee’s Summit Fire Station No. 4 To Be Unveiled on April 4

The City of Lee’s Summit and the Lee’s Summit Fire Department will host an Open House on April 4 at 11 a.m. to mark the opening of the new Fire Station No. 4 located at 5301 NE Lakewood Way. The public is invited to join elected and fire service officials to celebrate with a fire hose uncoupling ceremony and tours of the new station.   Fire Station No. 4 replaces the station on Woods Chapel Road built in 1977. The 12,100-square-foot facility...
City of Lee’s Summit Hosting Career Fair & Expo on March 27
City of Lee’s Summit Hosting Career Fair & Expo on March 27

City of Lee’s Summit Hosting Career Fair & Expo on March 27

The City of Lee’s Summit will host a Career Fair & Expo from 2 to 6 p.m., Mar. 27 at the Gamber Community Center, 4 SE Independence Ave. Job seekers will find outstanding job opportunities with the City of Lee’s Summit in several departments. The event is free and open to the public. The City offers meaningful work that positively impacts the safety and quality of life for our residents. Professionals representing Development Services, Parks and...
Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 4-8
Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 4-8

Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 4-8

The Statewide Tornado Drill is Wednesday, March 6, at 11:00 am, weather permitting. The City of Lee's Summit will activate the outdoor warning systems, school receivers, and LS Aware for the drill. It's up to you to determine the best notification method for you and your family and where you will take shelter. Here are some essential tips to keep you prepared for severe weather: • Follow local forecasts any time severe weather is possible. Have...
Accessible Ice Sleds at Summit Ice for Next Season
Accessible Ice Sleds at Summit Ice for Next Season

Accessible Ice Sleds at Summit Ice for Next Season

In February 2024, Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation (LSPR) received $2,881.94 in funding to purchase three accessible ice sleds for Summit Ice located at Lea McKeighan Park North. The sleds are USA Disabled Hockey-approved and are available for pond hockey or public skating.  LSPR would like to thank our generous donor, Southern Africa Volunteer Enterprise, Inc. (SAVE), for providing the funds for this purchase.  SAVE is a privately funded family...
245Last