Historic Overland Park church step closer to becoming hotel

The exterior of the historic Overland Park Presbyterian Church in downtown Overland Park.

The Overland Park Planning Commission on Monday approved final development plans to convert the historic Presbyterian Church in downtown Overland Park into a boutique hotel. Photo credit Nikki Lansford.

Developers cleared a major hurdle in their plans to convert the historic Overland Park Presbyterian Church downtown into a boutique hotel.

The latest: A final development plan was approved by the Overland Park Planning Commission on Monday to make the vacant building at 8029 Overland Park Drive into a four-story, 30-room boutique hotel.