GONE! Exclusive 29th Floor Penthouse Auction

Appraised at $1.2 Million — Minimum Bid only $450,000!

Perhaps once in a lifetime comes the opportunity to own the 29th floor of the exclusive San Francisco Tower. Enjoy incredible views in every direction from this fully remodeled 2,380 sf penthouse. Wonderful amenities complete the package!

Began: 12/16/10 at 7:00 PM CST
Location: San Francisco Tower, 2510 Grand #2901-2, Kansas City, MO 64108
Began: 11/27/10 at 4:00 PM CST
Ended: 11/27/10 at 6:00 PM CST
Location: San Francisco Tower, 2510 Grand #2901-2, Kansas City, MO 64108

Began: 12/04/10 at 4:00 PM CST
Ended: 12/04/10 at 6:00 PM CST
Location: San Francisco Tower, 2510 Grand #2901-2, Kansas City, MO 64108

Began: 12/11/10 at 4:00 PM CST
Ended: 12/11/10 at 6:00 PM CST
Location: San Francisco Tower, 2510 Grand #2901-2, Kansas City, MO 64108

Exclusive 29th Floor Penthouse Auction

Luxury High Rise Living Like None Other in Kansas City on Your Own Private Floor!

One of Kansas City’s most remarkable addresses is up for auction!

Appraised at $1.2 Million

Selling at or above a Minimum Bid of $450,000

This is it!  Your chance to own this exclusive 29th floor luxury penthouse on your own private floor in the tallest residential building in all of Kansas City.  This fully refurbished double unit offers ample space for living and entertaining in a way no other address can!  Two balconies and walls of windows provide stunning views in every direction.  Residents enjoy 24/7 secured access to a pool, tennis courts, strolling park, covered parking, as well as climate controlled walkways to fantastic dining, shops, and entertainment.  No ordinary “condo” experience can match the views, amenities, or lifestyle afforded by the exclusive San Francisco Tower.


The Residence

The private 29th floor of the exclusive San Francisco tower has been beautifully renovated and is actually comprised of two penthouse units.  Every room (including the private elevator lobby) affords spectacular views and with more than 2,300 square feet, there is ample space for living and/or entertaining. Remodeling highlights include heavy crown molding, wainscot library paneling accented with 14 kt gold-flecked paint, crystal fixtures, inlaid tile floors, and much more! 

  • Entry & Hallway:
    • Imported inlay tile from Puerto Rico
    • Austrian crystal light fixtures
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Area: 18×10
    • Tile floor, granite counters
    • Stainless steel Jenn-Air appliances
    • Unique grapevine chandelier
    • South views
  • Living Room: 32×12
    • Sliding glass door to balcony
    • South and East views
  • Master Bedroom: 14×15
    • 2 double-door closets
    • East views
  • Master Bath:
    • Tiled shower
    • Jetted tub
    • Ornate double furniture-style footed vanity w/marble top
    • Tiled floor and walls (w/inlay)
    • Bidet
  • Bedroom2: 13×13
    • Closet with built-in storage
    • East views
  • Bath
    • Shower/tub combo
    • Ornate single console vanity w/marble top
    • Sconce lighting
    • Tile floor & walls
  • Family Room: 21×13
    • Sliding glass door to balcony
    • East and North views (Crown Center, Power & Light District, Sprint Center, Performing Arts Center)
  • Study/Den: 18×9
    • Oak paneling
    • Built-in bookcases (2)
    • Built-in media center
    • Built-in lighted wet bar with wine rack
    • Tiffany light fixture
    • North views
  • Laundry Room
  • 3 coat/storage closets
  • 2 locked storage units also included


The Lifestyle

No other “loft” property can compete with the upscale urban lifestyle afforded to the owner of this exclusive residence. 

  • CONVENIENCE…unique shopping, dining, and entertainment are all within walking distance.  Climate-controlled walkways provide access to Crown Center, The Hyatt, and Union Station.
  • AMENITIES… San Francisco Tower residents enjoy tennis, swimming, work-out facilities, a private 1.5 acre park, library, and even meeting/party space.  Covered secure parking is available and the building offers 24/7 security and a doorman.
  • LOCATION… Located in the Crown Center Complex in the heart of Kansas City, residents benefit from easy access to Downtown, the Plaza, and all parts of the metro area.
  • VIEWS… Towering above all other loft and condo developments in the area, this 29th floor residence offers unmatched views of Kansas City and beyond.


The Opportunity

Perhaps once in a lifetime comes the opportunity to own a residence like this one.  This fabulous and fully renovated penthouse is the only home on the second to the top floor of the tallest residential building in Kansas City and offers panoramic views in every direction. It will sell to the highest acceptable bidder at public auction on Thursday, December 16th at 7pm. Bid live on-site or online!

Auctioneer’s Note: 

While Kansas City has seen a tremendous surge in the popularity of high rise condo living, the venerable San Francisco Tower remains one of the city’s most sought-after addresses.  Its prime location, wonderful amenities and soaring presence continue to set the standard in our area.  We are pleased to be able to offer this unique residence at public auction.


Fast Facts:

  • Private 29th floor penthouse
  • 2,386 s.f. finished living area
  • 2 bedroom/2 bath with 3 living areas
  • Renovation completed in 2008
  • Appraised for $1.2 million – Minimum bid $450,000
  • HOA fees: $3048/month
  • Online bidding available
  • Previews: Nov. 27th, Dec. 4th & Dec. 11th; 4-6 pm
  • Auction: Thursday, December 16th at 7:00 pm (Registration opens at 6:00 pm in the lobby)


Proper registration is required in order to bid at the auction. All bidders must complete and sign a Bidder Registration Form including name, address, phone number, social security number, and a valid driver’s license. Bidders must also present a separate cashier’s check (or other certified funds) in the amount of $20,000. By registering, all bidders acknowledge having read and agree to be bound by the Auction Terms and Conditions of the auction and having received a copy of the Missouri Condo Resale Certificate. Registration at the auction site will open at 6:00 pm. 


The successful high bidder(s) shall be required to make a 10% down payment of the total purchase price at the auction site immediately following the close of bidding. Such deposit to be in the form of $20,000 cashier’s check (made out to yourself and endorsed over to Title Company) plus a personal or business check for the balance.


At the close of bidding the high bidder shall execute a Purchase Agreement and pay the required down payment (see above). Condominium documents and the Auction Purchase Agreement are available to bidders in written and electronic form prior to the auction and should be thoroughly reviewed before bidding. Note: Winning bidder at the auction will have the opportunity to verify the accuracy of the information entered into the documents before signing, but will not have time to review all document details.  Questions about these documents should be directed to the Auction Company or buyer’s attorney prior to the auction.


Financing is not a contingency of sale in this offering. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that potential bidders ensure in advance that they are able to obtain the necessary financing to close the transaction, if applicable.


Buyer(s) shall close on or before January 17, 2011.  Possession will be delivered at closing. The purchase agreement stipulates closing cost responsibilities including 2011 taxes and Homes Association dues which will be prorated as of the closing date. Two months of Condominium Association fees are due at closing along with $90 set-up fee to Curry Management Company. Note: arrangements for parking and/or storage spaces are handled independently with the Condominium Association following closing.


Seller shall furnish at seller’s expense an Owner’s Policy of Title Insurance in the amount of the total purchase price and shall execute a general warranty deed conveying the real estate to the buyer(s).


Cates Auction & Realty Co., Inc. and its associates represent the Seller in the marketing of this auction event. Reece & Nichols listing agents are exclusive agents of the Seller.


A buyer’s premium of ten percent (10%) shall be added to the high bid and included in the total purchase price to be paid by the successful bidder(s).


A commission of three percent (3%) of the high bid will be paid at closing to any properly licensed Broker who registers a successful buyer according to the appropriate Broker Participation Agreement and requirements. This form is available from the Auction Company and must be fully completed and returned no later than 48 hours prior to the auction.


The information in the auction advertising was obtained from sources believed to be accurate, but is subject to verification by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed by the Seller or the auction company. All sketches and dimensions are approximate.

Properties is available for pre-auction inspection at published times and/or by appointment and bidders are strongly encouraged to conduct their own inspections, investigations, inquiries and due diligence concerning the property. The property is being offered on an “AS IS”, “WHERE IS” basis and no warranty or representations, expressed or implied, is made by the Seller or the auction company, except for those warranties stipulated in the Purchase Agreement. All announcements made by the Auctioneer during the auction take precedence over any previously published material or any other oral statements made. This offering may be modified or withdrawn without notice at any time. All information contained in the advertising and all related materials are subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the Purchase Agreement. The Property is available for and subject to sale prior to auction.

US 71 Hwy exit E 22nd St., west on 22nd St., south on McGee St., west on E. Pershing Rd., south on Grand Blvd. to parking garage on right.

I-35 N exit 1C/W Pennway toward Southwest Blvd., sharp right at W Pennsylvania Ave., 1st left onto Southwest Blvd., turns into E 19th St., south on Grand Blvd. to parking garage on right.

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San Francisco Tower Close to Dining & Shopping Fountains at Crown Center Entry
Entry Hall Lobby Lobby Meeting Space Meeting Space
Private Park Private Park Private Park Private Park
Pool Private 29th Floor Elevator Lobby Northeast View Southwest View Northwest View
Tennis Courts
28th Floor Terrace View Entryway Tile Detail Living Room Kitchen
Granite Countertops Kitchen Dining Room Chandelier Hallway Master Bath
Crown Moulding Crown Moulding Crown Moulding Hall Bath

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