New dining plans at Leawood’s Town Center Crossing could cause parking challenges

Developers at Leawood's Town Center Crossing shopping center say the addition and expansion of three new restaurants aren't a parking concern, but the city disagrees. Above, a drone-captured view of "peak demand" parking at the center from a February 2022 study. Image from city documents

New dining plans for the Town Center Crossing could cause parking challenges for the Leawood shopping center.

Developers say the growing dining scene won’t impact parking, but city staff disagree. With new and expanded restaurants coming soon to the shopping center, the city could decide to request more parking.