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Early Concrete Construction in Kansas City
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TitleEarly Concrete Construction in Kansas City
AbstractPhotos and article about early concrete construction in Kansas City, including some of the first reinforced concrete buildings in the country, including the Gumbel Building (built in 1904 at the southeast corner of 8th and Walnut Street and designed by John McKecknie), the Terminal Warehouse building (built in 1905 near 24th and Broadway and designed by Elzner & Anderson), the Montgomery Ward & Company building (built in 1908 at the southwest corner of 19th and Campbell Streets and designed by John McKecknie, later called the Tension Envelope Corporation building), the Gloyd Building (built in 1909 at 921 Walnut Street and designed by John McKecknie as "the first reinforced concrete skyscraper in Kansas City"), the Curtiss building (built in 1909 at 1118 McGee Street and designed by Louis Curtiss), and the Bernard Corrigan residence (built in 1914 at 1200 West 55th Street and designed by Louis Curtiss).
AuthorDonald L. Hoffmann
DateDecember-January 1965
SourceSkylines
Location051 S62
Volume15
Number1
Page13-22
Local SubjectConstruction Industry
McKecknie, John W.
Architects
Firsts
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID121578
CONTENTdm number18363
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