KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One Kansas City, Missouri, business owner hopes that a recently filed lawsuit will spur the city to renovate damaged properties in the Jazz District.
“My goal is to get them to fix up their own blighted properties or sell them to someone who will,” said Henry Service, who filed suit in early July, “and to compensate the people who they’ve been hurting for decades down here.”
Service owns the Lincoln Building in the heart of the Jazz District at 1601 East 18th Street.
The lawyer and business owner said he feels investments into the 18th and