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Go Fly a Kite
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TitleGo Fly a Kite
AbstractPhotos, illustrations, and biographical article about Frank Vaydik (pictured), "Superintendent of the Park Department" since 1964, succeeding J. V. Lewis after speaking on the prevention of Dutch elm disease as a Detroit forester here in 1962. Portraits of many founders and early leaders of the city's park and boulevard system and City Beautiful movement and description of Vaydik's role in renewing their legacy with preservation and expansion of the city's park's and other green space, etc.
NotesPage 12: "Today more than 8300 acres of parks, playgrounds and boulevards are under Vaydik's direction. 'We're the biggest land-owners in town,' he says. 'Kansas City is one of just a handful of cities in the U. S. that contains lots of open space within the city limits. Houston, Jacksonville, and Oklahoma City are the only other examples that come to mind.'"
AuthorYvonne Smith
SourceCity Window
Locationq977.8411 C581
Page11-13, 33-36
Local SubjectVaydik, Frank
Urban Planning
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID121030
CONTENTdm number18198
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