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Centrally Located. Progressive Neighborhood. Rich History.

Our History

Built in 1910, the Livestock Exchange Building was seen as a fortress of commerce for Kansas City and the western territory. With 475 offices, the building housed the Stockyards Company, telegraph offices, banks, restaurants, railroad and packing house representatives, and government agencies. It was the largest livestock exchange building in the world and one of the largest office buildings in Kansas City. The stockyards had become an independent company in 1871 with 13.5 acres. Over time it grew to 207 acres and housed the current Livestock Exchange Building. In 1923 the Kansas City stockyards set a world record for a days’ receipts of cattle, 60,206 head. The handling capacity of the yards was 70,000 cattle, 50,000 hogs, 50,000 sheep, and 5,000 horses and mules.


since —

1871

Happy Tenants

“The building is architecturally amazing and has been a well-maintained pulse of the city for years.”
Wendy Barth
Knead for Health

“The building is great.  It is like family around here.  I really like how the integrity of the building has been kept in tact.”
Deb Martin
RedesignKC

“Since we are an agriculture company, this is a great combination of agricultural and historical. The building has a very eclectic mix of tenants and is centrally located for our employees.”
Lee Blank
GFG AG Services, LLC


“You name it, the Livestock Exchange Building has it!”
Kristopher Stice-Hall
Digital Maelstrom

“I have been lucky to have found such a friendly and ideal location for my business. The offices are all unique and it is easy fit right into the neighborhood.”
Kara Hess
Dazium Design



“Having a studio in the Livestock Exchange Building has been a tremendous boost to my art and my business.”
Kirk Decker
Kirk Decker Photography

“I knew from the minute I walked in that I would call this building my home.”
Diann Roche
Accordion Creative