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A Legacy to a City: Kansas City Architects George Kessler, Henry Wright, and Sid and Herbert Hare
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TitleA Legacy to a City: Kansas City Architects George Kessler, Henry Wright, and Sid and Herbert Hare
AbstractThorough article about the landscape architecture and urban planning designed and put in place in Kansas City and other Midwestern cities by prominent Kansas City architects George Kessler (1862-1923), Henry Wright (a native of Lawrence, Kansas, assisting Kessler on the park and boulevard system starting in 1903), Sid Hare (1860-1938), and Herbert Hare (1888-1960), the latter two being the partners in Hare and Hare, with photos and illustrations of them and their works. Extensive article with descriptions of their various projects and prominent professional associates, including Frederick Olmsted, Sr., Lewis Mumford, August Meyer, J. C. Nichols, Root and Siemens, Van Brunt and Howe, Daniel Burnham, William Rockhill Nelson, et al.
AuthorWilliam Worley
DateAutumn//1997
SourceKansas History
LocationPeriodical
Volume20
Number3
Page192-205
Local SubjectArchitects
Park and Boulevard System
Urban Planning
Landscaping
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID95644
CONTENTdm number11433
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