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41. East Crossroads Area Sees Revitalization on Horizon East Crossroads Area Sees Revitalization on Horizon The East Crossroads "runs approximately from Grand Boulevard to U.S. Highway 71 and from Truman Road to the railroad tracks behind Union Station." As artists are priced out of the Crossroads District,... Urban renewal; Artists;

42. Downtown Kansas City Economic Development Report, 2010-2011 Edition Downtown Kansas City Economic Development Report, 2010-2011 Edition In a meeting sponsored by JE Dunn Construction and Ingram's magazine, two dozen urban leaders, including Kansas City mayor Mark Funkhouser, came together to discuss and debate topics pertaining to downtown... Urban renewal;

43. City to Acquire Former Bus Site City to Acquire Former Bus Site Kansas City has reached an agreement to acquire and tear down the former Greyhound bus terminal located at 11th and Holmes in the east side of downtown. "Purchasing and demolishing the block-sized complex... Urban renewal;

44. From the Bottom Up: West Bottoms Enjoys Quiet Revival Thanks to Organic Growth From the Bottom Up: West Bottoms Enjoys Quiet Revival Thanks to Organic Growth Article about the West Bottoms development over the last few years, with transportation improvements, crime prevention, and renovation of old buildings. Included in the article is a map of the West Bottoms... Urban renewal;

45. A Facelift for the "City Beautiful": Urban Renewal in Olathe A Facelift for the "City Beautiful": Urban Renewal in Olathe Extensive article about the history of Olathe and its urban renewal. In 1965, Olathe had established its Urban Renewal Agency and made public its tentative plan for the redevelopment of the downtown area... Urban renewal;

46. Green Growth Green Growth Article describes Kansas City's "Green Impact Zone," a project to "transform KC's urban core into an economically viable, environmentally sustainable and socially responsible place to live." The Green... Urban growth; Urban beautification; Urban renewal;

47. Johnson's County Built Environment: 1830-1950 Johnson's County Built Environment: 1830-1950 In-depth article about some of the major trends that "have shaped Johnson County's built environment." In preparation for the proposed 21st Century Parkway (includes map), a highly controversial beltway... Urban growth; Built environment; Houses; Churches;

48. Capturing the Castle Capturing the Castle Article describes the efforts of volunteers working to restore the Vine Street Workhouse, otherwise known as the Castle, located at 2001 Vine Street. Daniel and Ebony Edwards are interviewed and describe... Urban beautification; Community centers; Historic buildings;

49. A Welcome Wave of Upgrades and Improvements A Welcome Wave of Upgrades and Improvements Editorial about “the Sept. 16 opening of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts" and the "wave of upgrades and beautification efforts around the facility." Article includes photos of the area improvements.... Urban beautification;

50. Independence Ave. Has Come a Long Way Independence Ave. Has Come a Long Way Interview with Bobbi Baker-Huges, a Northeast Kansas City community activist. Baker-Hughes discusses her past efforts aimed at making Kansas City's Northeast neighborhoods safer as well as the recently... Urban beautification;

51. Kansas City Social Directory Kansas City Social Directory Book listing members of the socially recognized "high society," with ads for businesses and clubs. Upper class;

52. Hotel Muehlebach Yuletide Tea Dance Hotel Muehlebach Yuletide Tea Dance The Yuletide Tea Dance originated and was sponsored by the Hotel Muehlebach. John Gebbert, manager of the Muehlebach, was interested in young people and organized the event in about 1920. It was usually... Upper class;

53. Experimental Autonomy: Dean Emily Taylor and the Women's Movement at the University of Kansas Experimental Autonomy: Dean Emily Taylor and the Women’s Movement at the University of Kansas Through the workings of Dean Emily Taylor, women students at the University of Kansas were pushed to accept independence as part of an education and utilize the Associated Women Student Organization to... Universities & colleges; Women's education; Women's rights;

54. Central Technical Institute Central Technical Institute According to Diane Potter of 9001 State Line Road in March 1979, the name of the Central Technical Institute was changed to the Missouri Institute of Technology in 1969. Universities & colleges; Schools; Vocational education;

55. Commuter School Steers a New Path Commuter School Steers a New Path THe opening of the new Dorothy and Herman Johnson Residence Hall on August 21, 2009, marked one step in the University of Missouri-Kansas Ciity's five-year plan to move to a more residential, rather than... Universities & colleges; Dormitories;

56. Forsee To Take Top U. M. Job Forsee To Take Top U. M. Job Former Sprint Nextel CEO Gary Forsee is to be the new University of Missouri system president. Since Forsee does not have a background in higher education, it appears that the curators are looking for... Universities & colleges; College presidents;

57. Early Days in Alabama Prepares UMKC's New Chancellor for Job Early Days in Alabama Prepares UMKC's New Chancellor for Job Article profiles Leo Morton, the new chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. A former executive with Aquila, Inc. and chair of the UMKC Board of Trustees, Morton is just the second African... Universities & colleges; College administrators; College presidents;

58. James F. Spalding Papers Finding Aid James F. Spalding Papers Finding Aid James F. Spalding, born July 28, 1835, was an early pioneer resident in Kansas City, arriving in 1865. According to his obituary, in October of that year founded the first school in Kansas City, two years... Universities & colleges; Business education;

59. A New Ballgame A New Ballgame Avila University President Ron Slepitza said the improvements being made to the school “are part of a strategic plan that has been in the works for three or four years.” The first improvements were... Universities & colleges;

60. Forsee Departs University Post At Crucial Time Forsee Departs University Post At Crucial Time On Friday, January 7, 2011, Gary Forsee resigned as the President for the University of Missouri’s four-campus system. The former Sprint executive plans to care for his cancer-stricken wife, whose diagnosis... Universities & colleges;