Kansas City, here I come
Kansas City Attractions
Rockhurst is located in the cultural heart of Kansas City, just a few blocks from the world-famous Country Club Plaza, a picturesque complex of shops, restaurants and movie theaters. Kansas City, Mo., is home to five professional sports teams, 240 major offices of Fortune 500 companies, and plenty of good times. Visit these links to learn more:
With a population of about 1.8 million people, Kansas City abounds with cultural activities and opportunities.
Power and Light District - The Kansas City Power & Light District is a vibrant, new eight-block neighborhood in the heart of downtown Kansas City that is redefining the City from its skyline to its sidewalks.
Crown Center - 2450 Grand. Three-level enclosed shopping, restaurant, theater, and hotel complex. Outdoor ice skating - November through March.
Hallmark Visitors Center - Crown Center, Level Three. Exhibits present the story of Hallmark Cards.
City Market - 5th and Walnut. Redeveloped historic area with the largest open-air farmer's market in Missouri.
Country Club Plaza - 450 Ward Parkway. Retail, restaurant, and entertainment district with more than 160 shops and restaurants, set in old-world architecture.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art - 4525 Oak. Be sure to see the Thomas Hart Benton collection, the Asian collections, the Henry Moore Sculpture Garden.
Westport - Broadway and Westport Road. Historic district features shops, restaurants, and galleries in some of the city's most historic buildings.
Truman Sports Complex - I-70 & Blue Ridge Cutoff. Twin stadiums for baseball (Kansas City Royals) and football (Kansas City Chiefs).
Linda Hall Library - 5109 Cherry. One of our closest neighbors. The largest privately funded library of science, engineering, and technology in the country.
Kansas City Art Institute - 4415 Warwick Offers exhibitions throughout the area as well as tours of the 12-acre campus (by appointment).