With a population of almost 94,000 people and land area of 65 square miles, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, is the sixth largest city in the state. Despite a rapid growth spurt in the past 25 years, Downtown Lee’s Summit has remained the heart of the community. Downtown Lee’s Summit is a 2010 Great American Main Street Award® winner by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Rich in history, Downtown Lee’s Summit is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Its strong ties to the railroad continue to this day – visitors can hop on a passenger train at the downtown Amtrak station. And with over 40 retail shops, Downtown Lees Summit is a great place to shop for home décor, jewelry, clothing and more. Bars and restaurants range from upscale wine bars to laid-back rock n’ roll joints. New residential lofts and adjacent historic neighborhoods also make Downtown Lee’s Summit an excellent place to call home.
A unique combination of preservation of history and place, with progressive attitudes and entrepreneurship, make Downtown Lee’s Summit a great place to live, shop, eat and play!