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Clarence Kivett
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TitleClarence Kivett
AbstractPhotos and multiple articles about Clarence Kivett (1905-1996), an architect "design[ing] some of the city's best-known structures, including Kansas City International Airport and the Alameda Plaza Hotel (now the Ritz-Carlton, Kansas City)," Kauffman Stadium, "Macy's Downtown Store, the Missouri State Office Building [13th and Holmes Streets] and Temple B'nai Jehudah [69th and Holmes Roads]," as well as the Southwestern Bell Telephone Building [500 East 8th Street], the Katz Drugstore [Main and Westport Roads], and the Spencer Chemistry Building at UMKC. Description of his life and career, born in Saint Paul as Clarence Kivovitch and changing his name before coming to Kansas City in 1928 as an architect with Hoit, Price & Barnes, then co-organizing his firm of Kivett & Myers with Ralph Myers in 1940 but sent to Knob Noster, Missouri, until 1945 as construction supervisor of the air force base there. Kivett & Myers absorbed into HNTB (Howard Needles Tammen & Bergendoff) engineering firm in 1974 but not before spawning over 50 other architectural firms by 1996.
LocationVertical File: Kivett, Clarence
Local SubjectKivett, Clarence
Architects
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Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID113310
CONTENTdm number25245
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