Overland Park signs off on Promontory development’s next phase — Here’s what’s coming

A newly approved amendment to the Promontory mixed-use development project at 91st and Metcalf adds 20 new apartments to the ground floor level originally planned as retail shops. Above, the current building which includes a now-closed Half Price Books will be demolished by the start of next year. File photo.

Plans for the ongoing Promontory redevelopment at 91st Street and Metcalf Avenue took another step forward this week.

What happened: At Wednesday’s meeting, the Overland Park City Council’s Finance, Administration and Economic Development Committee passed an amendment approving developers’ request to swap out retail for multi-family housing at the much watched site.