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Midtown KC Now

Midtown KC Now


Community or Economic DevelopmentBoard of DirectorsNonprofit Member

About Us

Midtown KC Now is a nonprofit community and economic development agency. Our strength is fueled by relationships between businesses, neighborhoods, institutions, and individuals who live and work in Midtown. Midtown KC Now binds these interests together to work for the betterment of our community and the best quality of life for all.

We are committed to:

Working with businesses and residents to create a long-term positive community environment with productive public and private relationships

Supporting appropriate & responsible development that works for our urban environment, such as infill development, reduction of parking need, and creative placemaking efforts

Working with all city departments, operating as a liaison between municipal, commercial, and residential interests

Being a resource center to all of Midtown; if you have a concern, we can guide you toward a solution

Encouraging healthy neighborhoods, walkability and multi-modal access with attractive streetscapes & solutions

Operating community improvement districts that provide clean & safe programs

Encouraging good and appropriate redevelopment

Supporting business attraction and retention through promotion, networking and learning opportunities


  • Operates Main Street Community Improvement District
  • Operates Broadway Community Improvement District
  • Administers 39th & Main Business Center Association
  • Administers Penn Valley Park Conservancy


Midtown KC Now Entrance West Side

Rep/Contact Info

Leigh Blumenthal
Community Engagement Manager
Kevin Klinkenberg
Executive Director