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The Mark Transforms the Century-old Athletic Club to 222 Stylish Apartments in Downtown Kansas City

The Mark – Kansas City – fashionable residing – historic significance – excellent downtown location and facilities

The Mark apartments is based in downtown KCMO near transportation, adjacent parking, and entertainment venues.

The Mark – excellent location downtown KCMO close to transportation and leisure venues – plus adjoining parking.

Views from the Mark Apartments of Kansas City's downtown skyline in a prime location.

Views from the Mark Apartments of Kansas City’s downtown skyline replicate its prime location.

The Bernstein Firms and Aria Improvement Group saved the landmark constructing tied to Kansas City historical past and
introduced July 27 Grand Opening

Residents of The Mark will as soon as once more really feel the power and class of this beautiful constructing. The Mark exemplifies our method to office-to-residential conversions, creating worth for residents.”

— Josh Benaim, CEO of Aria Improvement Group

KANSAS CITY, MO, UNITED STATES, July 24, 2023/ — The historic Mark Twain Tower celebrates its centennial in 2023 with the grand opening of The Mark flats in Downtown Kansas City on July 27, that includes a festive soiree, open home, and ribbon reducing ceremony from 6-9 p.m. The opening will showcase the adaptive reuse restoration of a constructing opened in 1923 as the Kansas City Athletic Club, a glamorous temple to health and athleticism, which later turned the luxurious Continental Lodge and The Playboy Club earlier than falling into disrepair as workplace suites. 100 years later, it now sports activities 222 reasonably priced luxurious house models spanning its 22 flooring, together with a vigorous lounge, intensive health room, and yoga studio.

As well as to house residing, bookings can be found for the restored opulent ballroom, The Century Club, and leases for the ground-floor retail house. The grand opening will beckon guests to the grand ballroom, the place leisure resumes as soon as once more inside this house, nonetheless reflecting the timeless grandeur of the Nineteen Twenties, with hovering ceilings, a balcony, authentic chandeliers, and stone wall and flooring tiles.

The ribbon reducing will happen at 6 p.m. from the Juliet Balcony on the fifth flooring. Craft cocktails and treats will likely be positioned all through the constructing for the opening occasion. Excursions will likely be carried out throughout the night inside flats accessible for hire the place many dignitaries as soon as walked, together with President Harry Truman – his haberdashery had been throughout the road; Kansas College’s Phog Allen, who had performed on the nationwide successful membership (even beating universities, together with KU and MU) that opened this tower as their observe facility; and Hugh Hefner who operated and infrequently visited The Playboy Club Kansas City from the Nineteen Sixties and 70s above the flooring of the Continental Lodge.

The award-winning builders, The Bernstein Firms and Aria Improvement Group, spent over $60 million towards historic preservation and constructing restoration. They’ve a repute for saving historic buildings and remodeling them into aspirational but attainable residing areas inside the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast. The Mark is their first enterprise into Kansas City, a market the place their strengths really feel ‘proper at house’ with the residential rental wants of the metropolis.

The mixture of a contemporary-modern aesthetic with the golden period of the Athletic Club blends the better of each worlds. The restoration retained the impeccable craftsmanship, high quality finishes, and timeless components, together with terrazzo, tile, and wooden flooring from the Athletic Golf equipment’ foyers, gyms, and basketball courts to proudly fuse historical past and modernity in every step.

“Preserving an impressive constructing with historic ties to many notable folks and the mind-blowing scale of the Athletic Club from the Nineteen Twenties is an ideal match inside our restoration mission. Regardless of others unable to do the job, we knew our expertise aligned nicely to put it aside by creating an aspirational place to reside,” stated Phil Aftuck with The Bernstein Cos. “Residents will really feel impressed by the preserved historic options embellished with the comforts of recent residing. Every unit has quartz counters, spacious closets, and washers and dryers.”

The Mark is a brief stroll to the P&L District and the streetcar line, whereas biking and parking are simply accessible given the floor flooring bike storage and use of a related storage. The Mark facilities handle bodily well being, simply as the constructing’s authentic constitution as soon as did, however now normal for well-liked exercises carried out at this time – together with quite a lot of exercise areas, a health club, a yoga studio, and meditation areas. Different well-liked facilities embody a social lounge, further storage areas, safe bundle supply lockers, and a pet spa.

“Residents of The Mark will as soon as once more really feel the power and class of this beautiful constructing,” stated Josh Benaim with Aria Improvement Group. “The Mark exemplifies our method to office-to-residential conversions, creating worth for residents and traders collectively.”

Leasing at The Mark is being dealt with by Aria Residential, Aria’s award-winning property administration arm.

About The Mark Tower
The Mark provides affordable-stylish flats situated at eleventh and Baltimore in Downtown Kansas City (106 W. eleventh Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, 64105). The Bernstein Cos and Aria Improvement Group developed the 22-story Mark Twain Tower and are leasing varied models starting from 3-bedroom 2-story lofts to one and two-bedrooms and studio choices.

About Aria Improvement Group
Aria Improvement Group is an award-winning actual property firm with multifamily investments in New York, Washington, DC, Miami, Nashville, Charlotte, and Kansas City. Aria was based in 2009 by Joshua Benaim with companions David Arditi and Timothy Gordon to “suppose completely different” and generate outsized risk-adjusted returns by means of a hands-on, vertically built-in method to worth creation. For extra data, go to

About Aria Residential
Aria Residential aspires to be the world’s first high-performance, technologically-savvy, ethically empowered administration firm. Aria seeks to maximize the NOI of a property whereas performing as stewards of the bodily asset and of the resident expertise. Aria incorporates progressive expertise into the choreography of the leasing course of to make discovering an house seamless. We additionally imagine {that a} contact of human kindness mixed with expertise makes residents blissful and property efficiency sing. Our development trajectory started in Washington, DC, and our pipeline now has distinctive properties in dynamic neighborhoods of New York, Charlotte, Kansas City, Nashville, and past. Be taught extra at

About The Bernstein Firms
The Bernstein Firms is a privately-owned, totally built-in, and diversified actual property agency based in 1933. It’s one in every of Washington, DC’s oldest actual property funding, possession, administration, and growth organizations. The Bernstein Firms’ dynamic and storied historical past is characterised by adaptability and a eager sense of the trade’s course. For greater than 90 years, the agency has demonstrated a nearly unparalleled observe file of diversified enterprise success with core belongings, together with workplace, lodge, and multifamily properties totaling over 4.6 million SF.

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