by Terence Baker | October 01, 2003

Some of the most exciting architecture in the country is popping up in Kansas City, Mo. On the traditional side, the gorgeously restored Union Station and the unique fountain inside is a must-see for groups of up to 2,000.
   On the contemporary side, an expansion to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art will be topped by five frosted glass structures,

Creative campus:
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

to be completed by 2006. The museum hosts receptions of up to 1,000.
   Remodeling at the Kansas City Convention Center wraps up in 2005, and an adjacent performing arts center is planned for 2007. Also, the 366-room Fairmont at the Plaza, the 374-room Adam’s Mark Kansas City and the 731-room Hyatt Crown Center all recently completed renovations.