Kansas City: UD and Green

Ellefson said his agency wanted the building renovation to incorporate universal design standards to make it accessible to all people, as well as green, energy-saving features.

An empty building at 3710 Main St. that once housed a textile factory is to be renovated by The Whole Person, a social service agency that serves disabled people.

The agency, which has 2,000 clients throughout the metropolitan area, is planning to start work this summer on its $5 million redevelopment of the historic Goodenow Textile Co. building in midtown Kansas City.


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