Former Winstead’s on Metcalf near downtown OP is being demolished — here’s what will replace it

The former Winstead's on Metcalf Avenue near downtown Overland Park is being demolished to make way for a temporary UMB Bank. The bank company is launching a major renovation of the lot on the southwest corner of 80th and Metcalf that will eventually include a new branch and a public plaza, according to city documents. Above, crews worked last week to demolish the Winstead's building. Photo credit Juliana Garcia.

Crews are tearing down the former Winstead’s restaurant in downtown Overland Park.

After operating at the location since the 1980s, the Winstead’s at 8036 Metcalf Avenue closed in 2017.