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Symphony Designers' Showhouse XXXI
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TitleSymphony Designers' Showhouse XXXI
AbstractHistory of the "two-story brick house at 1030 W. 65th Street" in Kansas City, "built by the J. C. Nichols Company for Mr. and Mrs. William E. Burnett, Jr., in 1936" from designs by architect Edward Tanner. Description of the mansion's first residents from 1936 to 1946, William Burnett, Jr. (president of the Burnett Meat Company) and his wife Marceline Pendergast Burnett, or Marceline Burnett (daughter of Tom Pendergast), moving to Boss Tom's house after his death in 1945. Description of the mansion's second residents from 1949 to 1957, Berl Berry (a Ford Motor Company dealer) and his wife (Alice Moran Berry) and family, coming to Kansas City in 1940 from Oklahoma and pictured in "Life" magazine with their decorative additions to the home. Also description of the home's third residents from 1959 to the 1990s, Dr. Edward Altomare ("the first Italian speaking physician to be recruited to Kansas City") and his wife and family.
NotesDesigners' Showhouse is a fund-raiser for the Kansas City Symphony generally held in Spring and organized by the Junior Women's Symphony Alliance.
SourceSymphony Designers' Showhouse 2001 Official Program Book
LocationMVSC Q 747.0977 D4572 2001
Issue TitleKCH&G Special Bonus Issue
Interior design
Local SubjectResidences
Burnett, William E., Jr.
Burnett, Marceline P.
Berry, Berl
Designers' Showhouse
Item TypeMagazine
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Item ID117504
CONTENTdm number6985
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