Welcome to W. 39th Street District

A one of a kind destination in the heart of Midtown.

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W. 39th Street District
Heart of Midtown

W. 39th Street District

A little about W. 39th Street District

The West 39th Street District is the hidden gem of Kansas City with a unique blend of old and new. The half-mile corridor extends from Stateline Rd. to SW Trafficway, just South of Downtown and near Historic Westport and Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza. The West 39th Street District is the place to find the essence of local ambiance with original boutique shops, small coffeehouses, salons and services, and a wide variety of Kansas City’s best local restaurants.

The history of W. 39th Street District

39th Street is a major west/east main street that runs in Kansas City, Missouri from State Line Road to Topping Avenue. It was originally named Rosedale Avenue as it led to the town of Rosedale. It connects Westport and Kansas City, Kansas. The University of Kansas Hospital is at the starting point and the ending point is in the Leeds Industrial District


Businesses in W. 39th Street District

Here is a collection of W. 39th Street District businesses. Clicking on the thumbnail image, or the blue "View Member" will take you to that businesses page. We've included some jump links so that you can easily navigate to different categories of businesses. Those, can be found directly below as icons. Or, there is a list of categories in the menu bar.



Prospero's Books


Books galore, art and music in store!


Zach Bauman Photography


West 39th street photography credit! Thanks Zach!


Missie B's

Bar / Lounge

Most popular gay club in Kansas City!


Blue Koi


Noodles and Dumplings


Bob Wasabi


Best Japanese Restaurant in Kansas City!


Fric & Frac


Great food and bar menu!


Meshuggah Bagels


Fresh Bagels!






Burning Spider Stoke Co.


Long Boards and more.


Donna's Dress Shop


Authentic vintage wear and accessories!