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Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City
Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City
TitleAerial View of Downtown Kansas City
DescriptionPanoramic aerial view of downtown Kansas City looking north to the Missouri River, taken from "1000 ft. above 13th & Summit Streets from Lawrence Captive Airship," per caption printed on photograph. From center of image, Jefferson Street extends north and 13th extends east. The large buildings in the foreground flanked by Summit and Jefferson are private stables, with a number of apartment buildings lining Jefferson on the east.
Notes13th & Summit is the current location of the Kansas City FBI building. Hill on the far left of the image, leading to the West Bottoms, is now the location of Beardsley Road and Interstate 35.
PhotographerAskren, Robert G.
CollectionRobert Askren Photograph Collection (P35)
See Finding Aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37889
LocationP35, Oversize D
SubjectCityscape photographs
Aerial photographs
Local SubjectWest Side
Item TypePhotograph, b/w, 10 x 24 in.
Digital Formattiff imported as jpg2000
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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