UMB Bank in downtown Overland Park is being demolished — here’s why

UMB Bank Overland Park

The UMB Bank in downtown Overland Park is being demolished. This is in connection to a larger project to revamp the branch and property on the corner of the busy intersection at 80th Street and Metcalf Avenue. Above, the UMB sign outside of the temporary branch on the site of the former Winstead's next door. Construction equipment can be seen in the background taking down the current two-story UMB branch. Photo credit Juliana Garcia.

UMB Bank at the corner of 80th Street and Metcalf Avenue in downtown Overland Park is being demolished.

It’s part of the bank’s plans to revamp the 44,420 square foot building and the surrounding landscape. The plan calls for an open, public plaza at the busy intersection.