This historic building in downtown Overland Park could soon get a facelift

The Overland Park Historical Society's plans to renovate the historic Strang Line Depot building moved forward Monday night with an approved certificate of conformity from the Overland Park Planning Commission. Rendering from city documents

Plans for a new headquarters for the Overland Park Historical Society progressed this week.

What’s new? The Overland Park Planning Commission this week unanimously approved a certificate of conformity that would allow the society to renovate the exterior of the historic Strang Line Depot building at 8001 Santa Fe Drive, a major step forward in the group’s long-time goal of remaking the depot building into its new home base.