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SC87 Kansas City (Mo.) City Hall Building Files Finding Aid
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TitleSC87 Kansas City (Mo.) City Hall Building Files Finding Aid
AbstractThe City Hall of Kansas City, Missouri is located between 11th and 12th streets and Oak and Locust in the downtown area. It was built as part of the city's Ten Year Plan and opened in 1937. The local firm of Wight and Wight were the architects. The primary focus of the files refer to the building's architectural history, facility maintenance, awards, building tours, and various projects associated with the building. Items of note include several photographs of the building with both interior and exterior views as well as photocopies of correspondence from 1936 between the building's architectural firm of Wight and Wight and the designers of the friezes on the exterior of the building who were C. P. Jennewin, Walker Hancock, and Ulric Ellerhusen. The collection has correspondence, photographs, photocopied newspaper clippings, newsletters, brochures, reports, and other miscellaneous items covering the years 1931-1999.
AuthorKansas City Public Works Department
SubjectGovernment facilities
Local SubjectCity Architect
Public Buildings
City Hall (12th Street)
Item TypeFinding Aid
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Item ID209353
CONTENTdm number37115
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