SubTropolis: Caves Underneath Kansas City Offer Green Alternative to Office Space

subtropolis SubTropolis: Caves Underneath Kansas City Offer Green Alternative to Office SpaceDid you know that underneath Kansas City, there is a 5 million-square-foot office and warehouse cavern, complete with two miles of railroad and six miles of road?

The Atlantic has a fascinating article this month on SubTropolis, the largest underground office complex in the world. It’s built into a maze of former limestone quarries beneath Kansas City. All sorts of businesses lease space down there, and all sorts of people actually report to work there. Even better, because the weather underground is relatively constant, the office complex requires neither heating or cooling.

Read the whole article here.

drubinstein@observer.com

 

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