Title: Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City

Description: Panoramic aerial view of downtown Kansas City looking north to the Missouri River, taken from "1000 ft. above 13th & Summit Streets from Lawrence Captive Airship," per caption printed on photograph. From center of image, Jefferson Street extends north and 13th extends east. The large buildings in the foreground flanked by Summit and Jefferson are private stables, with a number of apartment buildings lining Jefferson on the east.

Date: 1907

Notes: 13th & Summit is the current location of the Kansas City FBI building. Hill on the far left of the image, leading to the West Bottoms, is now the location of Beardsley Road and Interstate 35.

Photographer: Askren, Robert G.

Collection: Robert Askren Photograph Collection (P35)
See Finding Aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37889

Location: P35, Oversize D

Subject: Cityscape photographs; Cityscapes; Buildings; Aerial photographs;

Local Subject: West Side; Downtown;

Item Type: Photograph, b/w, 10 x 24 in.

Digital Format: tiff imported as jpg2000

Barcode: 10017079

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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