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IN THE MIDDLE OF IT ALL: BE PART OF THE URBAN RENEWAL DOWNTOWN
Living in downtown Wichita is an unparalleled experience. It’s for the live-music lover, the art enthusiast, the trendy professional whose office is a block away and the urbanist who wants to be in the middle of it all. With thirty residential properties to choose from, there’s a place to live your best life.
Broadway Autopark is a historic parking garage turned 44-unit apartment building. Each industrial-esque unit offers parking within steps of your welcome mat and a balcony with downtown views.
River Vista is the premier option for riverfront living. You can sit on your patio or balcony (promised with each unit) and savor your morning joe with the soothing movement of the Arkansas. Grab a kayak or a canoe and enjoy the river first-hand, just by walking down the stairs. Rent a bike from Bike Share ICT and cruise the river trail.
The Player Piano Lofts is perfectly situated within walking distance of both INTRUST Bank Arena and the Old Town entertainment district. Built in 1901, the building boasts its original brick and columns with modern amenities. Plus, the first two floors have booming sixteen-foot ceilings.
FOUNDERS IN FLIGHT: WHY WICHITA IS THE AIR CAPITAL OF THE WORLD
In January 1925 four aviation pioneers — Clyde Cessna, Lloyd Stearman, Walter Beech and Olive Ann Mellor Beech — joined forces in Wichita to form Travel Air Manufacturing Company. It was the beginning of Wichita’s global leadership in corporate, commercial and defense aerospace; leadership that earned the city the title, “The Air Capital of the World.”
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