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Building of Old Union Depot Sparked Business Revival after Panic of 1873
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TitleBuilding of Old Union Depot Sparked Business Revival after Panic of 1873
AbstractArticle about the positive influences of the construction of Union Depot, spurring business interest in the area despite its "rowdy surroundings."
NotesUnion Depot was on five acres of land with a frontage of 1300 feet on Union Avenue, purchased from Kersey Coates and Charles G. Hopkins. Its architects were Asa B. Cross and William E. Taylor. Construction began on July 16, 1877. On April 7, 1878, the first trains began using the station. The depot was abandoned when the new Union Station opened on October 31, 1914.
DateNovember/16/1954
SourceKansas City Times
LocationEnvelope Clipping File: Union Depot
Local SubjectUnion Depot
Railroad Stations
Transportation
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID103094
CONTENTdm number22398
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